Everyone loves bass in their music. It gives the song emotion and vibe. There's many ways you can approach giving your song bass as a producer. A few common ways are:
For most, your choice would depend on the mood or genre of the song. Hip hop tracks tend to love 808s (paired with a kick). For darker tracks, (much like the early Eminem albums), I prefer subs so the sound can be held out over a longer period of time. Bass guitar allows for more detailed patterns without sacrificing a pure sound. Kicks are great for short-impact hits. There is no ONE answer for which gives the best bass. But which is your favorite to use as a producer (or listen to as an audience)?
Which is your favorite source of bass?
- Bass Guitar