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The Power Of Passive Basses

I have never been a big fan of active basses, although I have to admit that the idea behind them does seem pretty cool.

Adding a battery powered active tone circuit so you can boost your signal and control the sound of your bass even more than before.

With a passive bass you're limited to only cutting the signal (sound) coming from your bass.

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Tube Amps vs. Solid State Amps
Ever since solid state amplifiers emerged in the 1960's the debate has raged over which is better for bass, tube amps or solid state amps?For us bass players the choice isn't quite as volatile as it is for guitar players, many of whom would rather drink poison than play through a solid state amp. Still, there are those bassists that swear by that...
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Less is Better...Usually
In the bass community we often hear the phrase "less is more". This annoys some people to no end, they reason that less is less and more is more.Of course they're missing the point, which is why I propose the "less is better" substitute. In most cases when it comes to bass playing, less is better. I say most cases because there are times when yo...
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