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Balancing kick and bass

by Kim Lajoie on July 4, 2008

A kick drum can be loose, tight, deep, percussive, hollow, tubby, thick, light, etc. Do you want it to hit you in the stomach? The chest? The face?¬†Likewise, a bass could be rough, smooth, deep, throaty, thick, etc. Bass often also has the potential for emphasising the higher-register sound of upper overtones. A bass could […]