I often received poorly recorded bass-guitar to mix. More and more people are simply recording their bass via DI Box, or straight into a sound card.
Today like we used to do in the past we can reAmp the bass into virtual amps to obtain a good sounding bass guitar and the result is phenomenal.
There are lots and lots of amp simulation plugins out there, but the one that I keep going back to is the emulation of the Eden WT-800 Bass Amp, done by one of my favourite company Softube.
If you haven’t tried it yet, get an account at Softube and download a free 20 days trial and fell in love as I did. For me, this is truly the best sounding emulation plugin of a bass amp. This plugin is also licenced to Universal Audio and available as UAD Plugin.
Developed by Softube, the Eden WT800 Bass Amplifier plug-in is fully endorsed and authenticated by Eden and is an exacting emulation of this industry-standard bass amp.
Eden WT-800 Bass Amp pro favourite
Innumerable pro players, including Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike Gordon of Phish, have come to treat this amp as essential. It’s great for the grungey dirty vintage sounds, of course, but for the heft and clarity required by modern hip-hop, R&B, pop, metal, and jazz, there aren’t many that can compete.
That modern hi-fi richness comes in part from the extraordinary quality of the amp itself, but also partly from the additional features in the side-panel: the classic microphones, expertly placed, the easy bi-amping, and the intuitive mixer.
Re-amping is a process often used in multitrack recording in which a recorded signal is routed back out of the editing environment and run through external processing using effects units and then into a guitar amplifier and a guitar speaker cabinet or a reverb chamber.