Jehovas Litmus
Registered User
Join date: Oct 2013
21 IQ
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!


Last of a Dyin' Breed
Join date: Nov 2001
1,310 IQ
Go read the interfaces sticky for the different options of what kit you'll need.
Gibson LP Traditional, LP Studio, SG Standard x2
Barber Tone Press > EHX Worm > TC Polytune > MXR Custom Badass 78 > EXH Glove > EHX East River Drive > Zoom G3 > TC Spark Mini Booster
Laney VC30
Marshall TSL602
Jet City JCA22H

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Registered User
Join date: Oct 2013
43 IQ
Once you get your gear I think it's important to follow tutorials so you get to know your toolkit well.
Audio Engineer
Join date: Oct 2003
225 IQ
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:

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