Do you need a bass guitar in a band?

Do you need a bass guitar in a band?

  The ‘classic’ rock band template features three instruments: electric guitar, drums, and bass guitar – in addition to the human voice. Many bands will include two or more guitarists, and plenty will include additional instruments – keyboards, trumpets or...
Can You Use a Capo on a Bass Guitar?

Can You Use a Capo on a Bass Guitar?

    Capos are a popular way of transposing the key of a guitar quickly and easily, allowing the player to produce notes of a higher pitch without changing the shape of their fingers. They are essential weapons in the arsenal of both acoustic and electric...
Why is Bass Hard to Hear? And How Can I Hear Bass Better?

Why is Bass Hard to Hear? And How Can I Hear Bass Better?

  While listening to live music, I try not to get irritated by people who talk over the bass solo. If you frequently attend live shows, you’ve seen it before. Half of me is just wishing they would shush and listen, but then the other half remembers that it’s not...