The Greenroom

How to Bass Like a Synth Bass

Many songs in modern worship either replace the bass or augment the bass with keyboard. Fear not! We can create a similar tone by using octaves.

Monitor Solution for Bass Players

One of the most difficult things to navigate when playing bass in church is that it is often difficult to hear yourself play without getting so loud that it ruins your sound for the sound guy. 

Subdivisions Simplified

Maximize the Effect of a Single Bass Note

Depending on how you subdivide a bass note within a measure, you can subtly add energy to a phrase or bring it down. 

The Reason Your Bass is Buzzing

Sometimes house power can give a nasty hum when you take your hands off the bass. Daniel shares an easy trade secret to keep it quiet.

Practice with a Drummer

In order to really grow, you need to spend time with just a drummer to work out grooves and patterns that are fun to play and also have real-world application.

4-String vs. 5-String Bass

Which one is right for you?

It's a personal choice so rather than tell you what you should do, I'm going to list a few benefits of each.

Bass and Guitar Gear You Really Need

Podcast Episode #35

Worship Artistry guitar and bass instructors Jason Houtsma and Daniel Ornellas celebrate the new resources page by discussing their favorite gear and how they make choices for all levels of playing.

How Not to Set Up a Bass Amp EQ

The best bass Amp equalizer settings we recommend

Even if you're a talented bass player, an imbalanced EQ can make it sound like you have something to hide.