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Ultimate Patches Releases Bass Station Master Collection Vols 1&2
With over 300 patches covering retro and modern synths, basses, mellow pads, melodic leads & epic fx, this mega collection of patches for Novation's Bass Station II is on sale now.
Feb. 13, 2019
A Producer's Guide To Programming Realistic Bass Lines
Software instruments can make authentic-feeling and sounding bass parts, but you'll need to know a few programming tricks. Joe Albano shares his secrets...
Dec. 17, 2018
Isotonik Studios ADM Bass By AfroDJMac Has 123 Bass Instrument Racks For Ableton Live
Pocket Operators, Juno 106, Moogs, VHS Synths and much more can be found in this affordable expansion pack that's available now.
Dec. 1, 2018
How To Get The Perfect 808 Sound In Pro Tools
Using carefully selected plug ins and a little care, you too can sculpt an earth-shaking 808 sub bass sound. Here's how.
Nov. 14, 2018
Review: Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine
If you're after huge, ground shaking bass sounds for your drum'n'bass tracks, Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine from producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith will rock your world.
Oct. 19, 2018
How To Design A Punchy Sub Bass In Under 4 Minutes
Use this quick technique in any software or hardware synth to create a deep sub bass that can lend weight to the bottom end of your productions.
Jun. 20, 2018
Black Friday Early Deal: Waves Bass Slapper for only $29
It's not even Black Friday yet but it is Bass Tuesday as Waves makes Bass Slapper available for just $29. So if you give a funk about great bass sounds, check it out!
Nov. 21, 2017
Using Chaos Oscillators To Bring Movement To Your Bass Sounds In Serum
An element of unpredictability can be programmed into your synths to add character, warmth and depth to any bass patch. Multiplier shows you how.
Mar. 9, 2017
How To Make A Majestic Bass Pad In Sylenth Like Torul's Saviour of Love
Ever wanted to make an amazing bass pad sound in Sylenth1? Torul is here to share his secrets and show you exactly how to do it.
Synths & Sound Design
Feb. 28, 2017
Discover How Oscillators Can Help You Create A Signature Bass Sound
How do oscillators work when designing bass sounds? Multiplier demystifies the process with a quick and easy-to-follow video.
Jan. 16, 2017
10 FREE House Bass Patches for Logic Pro X
Fancy some Logic Pro X freebies? Here's 10 bass synth patches for House and Deep House made by veteran producer Darren Burgos. Download them exclusively here at AskAudio.
Jun. 14, 2016
Interview: Icicle on Ableton & Maschine Production and Performance Workflow
During his visit to BPM 2015, Ask.Audio’s Liam O’Mullane aka The Sound Tutor caught up with highly acclaimed d&b producer Icicle to find out more about the tech behind his current live show rig.
The Sound Tutor
Sep. 24, 2015
5 Essential Synths for Deep Bass Sounds
What makes a sound fat? You could say loud bass, but is that really all there is to it? Why is it that some synthesizers are massive and some sound thin? Darren Burgos explores the deeper synths.
Dec. 16, 2013
Review: Rob Papen SubBoomBass
Looking for an instrument to give you that satisfying low-end your tracks are begging for? Hollin Jones checks out SubBoomBass and gets more than he bargained for.
Sep. 5, 2013
Live 9: Creating Bass Using Your Voice
Want to create bass sounds? Tired of using presets or just want something completely unique? Launch Ableton Live and open your mouth! G. W. Childs shows how to use your voice outside the box.
G.W. Childs IV
Jul. 25, 2013
Sound Design Tutorial: Create a TB-303 Patch In Spectrasonics Trilian
I very much doubt that when Tadao Kikumoto designed Roland's TB-303 in the early 80s, he knew that he would be starting a cultural revolution! On its release in 1981...
Jun. 29, 2011
Reason Tutorial: Programming analog style synth bass patches in Reason
If you're serious about creating great, original music then programming your own sounds is a must. So step away from the presets and start to create your own unique patches using Reason. The question
Jan. 11, 2011
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