Hey guys, I've been playing bass for about 9 years now (mostly live), and I never really successfully got into the recording aspect (I've been in studio and recorded, but I'm talking about do-it-yourself home recording.) I was wondering how one would go about setting up and recording my bass playing to some music. Any help preferred!

I do have Audacity as a starting point, and have access to the Pro Tools lab at school, so fire away!


Go read the interfaces sticky for the different options of what kit you'll need.
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Once you get your gear I think it's important to follow tutorials so you get to know your toolkit well.
If i could start my recording career over, I'd grab a Reaper DAW trial and a Focusrite Studio Bundle and start learning from there.

Don't be afraid just do it.

I started with a webcam mic and made this: http://shorthandphonetics.bandcamp.com/album/cantata-no-6-assistants-of-assistants-in-varying-keys-op-25-for-three-electric-guitars-one-bass-guitar-one-drum-kit-one-tenor-and-additional-voices-where-appropriate

You can do way better with what you have got these days.
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