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On a standard bass (or guitar), the nut and bridge are basically parallel, and perpendicular to the strings. The saddles will never be an exact straight line, so they are usually (on electrics) made to be adjustable. On this, the top string (G) is 3-4 frets shorter than the bottom B. So each string would be out of tune (intonation) if the frets were ...


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As others have noted, it's likely because your speakers can't play bass well. In my experience, the best way to deal with this is to get better speakers or headphones and compose while using them. I recently wrote a song with cheap earbuds and jacked the bass up so I could hear it. When I had a chance to hear the song on good speakers, the bass was ...


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Due to the lack of low end output that inbuilt speakers can provide, you often need to boost the overall output level of all low instruments such as bass guitars. All electric string instruments on guitar pro have a default 7 band EQ effect in the second effects slot (Shown below). Normally you will need to boost the overall level on this to between +10 and ...


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I have the same problem as well. What I do when I want to hear the bass clearly, I put the bass volume to max and lower the other volumes. My speakers aren't really good, so that also has an effect on the voice of the bass. Try to add more bass to your speakers if possible, or just lower the volume of the other instruments. Guitar Pro isn't the best ...


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Your hands, your soul and your ears. after that you just play with the gear to find what you like. People use Telecasters for metal and sound great, and nobody had metal in mind when they designed those things. I'll give one sweet piece of advice because I discovered it accidentally and no one ever told me this. After playing humbuckers in a Paul for ...


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You should try Elixir Nickel Plated Steel Bass Strings with a Nanoweb Coating - They are roundwounds with a polymer web coating. The purpose of the coating is to prolong the lifespan of the roundwound strings by preventing any moisture or dirt from reaching the strings, thus preventing corrosion. But the added benefit is a noticeable reduction in ...



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