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Bass Amp Room

Bass Amp Room was designed to handle all your bass amp needs, from dirty rock to modern clean. It consists of a model of a bass amplifier, three distinctive speaker cabinets with click-and-drag mics, and a blendable DI section with tone controls and a limiter.

Bass Amp Room has got everything you need to create a unique signature sound in no time. It's well thought out, and the high quality building blocks will help you produce a huge range of sounds. The Bass Amp Room is all about getting a sound you know you can trust, and getting it quickly.

Although it was originally designed as a guitar amp, the 70's amp that has been modeled has proven to be an excellent choice for bass players. A thick and solid preamp distortion without any fizziness lets you crank it up without losing the low end. The power amp has a more traditional power amp distortion (controlled by the Master Volume knob), which at extreme settings will give you all the dirt you can handle. The High/Low switch wasn't a part of the original amp, but was added to give you a cleaner and fatter sound when necessary.

There are three different cabinets in Bass Amp Room. The 8 x 10" is an industry standard for fat and solid bass tones with lots of low end and lots of definition. The 4 x 12" may be a good choice for rock sounds with its focused and hard sound. And lastly, while an open back 1 x 12" may not be the first cabinet choice that springs to mind for bass, this is something that works extremely well in the studio.

Many engineers like to blend in some DI signal from the bass in the mix, and to facilitate this we have added a DI section that does precisely that, and more - we also put in three tone controls and a limiter.

In short
- Authentic amp and cabinet modeling
- One amplifier and three versatile and good-sounding cabinets
- Flexible and continuous click-and-drag mic positioning
- Slider control to blend in the DI sound from within the plug-in
- Tone control, Low and High cut filters plus limiter in the DI section

Bass Amp Room Sound Examples

Nothing more than one instance of Bass Amp Room and a Jazz Bass were used in making these recordings. All recordings were made with different factory presets (the name within parenthesis).

Bass Amp Room Sound ExamplesNothing more than one instance of Bass Amp Room and a Jazz Bass were used in making these recordings. All recordings were made with different factory presets (the name within parenthesis).

Bass Amp Room Production Samples

Production samples by Scott "Fritzy" Fritz of Stranded On A Planet Productions. www.strandedonaplanet.com.

Bass Amp Room Production SamplesProduction samples by Scott "Fritzy" Fritz of Stranded On A Planet Productions. http://www.strandedonaplanet.com.

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Features and Tutorial
Click to show Brett Chassen

Recently I used Bass amp room on Lemmy [Kilmister]. I mean ya know....if this plug was heavy enough for Lemmy.....It's heavy enough for ANYONE!

Brett Chassen, Engineer/Producer/Drummer. Recording credits includes among others Dave Grohl, Lemmy Kilmister, Billy Gibbons, Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Carlos Cavazo, dUg Pinnick, Alice Cooper, Jack Blades, Billy Idol, Steve Vai and Lynch Mob

Click to show Brett Chassen

I haven't done a mix the last four or five years without the Bass Amp Room. It's in every single mix I do.

Brett Chassen, Engineer/Producer/Drummer. Recording credits includes among others Dave Grohl, Lemmy Kilmister, Billy Gibbons, Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Carlos Cavazo, dUg Pinnick, Alice Cooper, Jack Blades, Billy Idol, Steve Vai and Lynch Mob

Click to show Bill Reynolds of Band of Horses

When I mix something I didn't track I just put the Softube Bass Amp Room on and I'm very happy with that.

Bill Reynolds, Bass player for folk rockers Band Of Horses as well as producer of other artists in the same vein of music

...unlike some bass amp plug-ins, this one lends a real sense of depth and weight to the sound, and is definitely worth looking at if you do much 'real' bass guitar recording.

Paul White, Chief Editor of Sound on Sound Magazine

Click to show Ahrue Luster

Bass Amp Room is my go to bass amp!

Ahrue Luster, Producer and Metal Guitar Player of Machine Head, Ill Niño, etc.

Click to show Gareth Jones in the studio

It's a miracle that we can have these amplifiers in our laptops.

Gareth Jones, English Producer and engineer, famous for working with artists like Depeche Mode, Einstürzende Neubauten and Erasure.

Click to show Andrew Scheps

Bass Amp Room is perfect when you need a little extra oomph. Add it to the DI track and blend it in.

Andrew Scheps, Engineer/mixer for Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Audioslave, Linkin Park, Green Day, Adele and U2.

Click to show Lillian Berlin of Living Things

I love the room mic and how you can move it around.

Lillian Berlin, Lead singer and guitarist for St. Louis rock band Living Things

Click to show Lillian Berlin of Living Things

I've always been anti-plugins and guitar simulator plugins especially but I just couldn't deny that they sounded great and sometimes sound better than the real thing.

Lillian Berlin, Lead singer and guitarist for St. Louis rock band Living Things

The Bass Amp Room is by far the best bass amp simulation out there, delivering crisp definition and tight low end.

Søren Balsner, Carpark North

Click to show Ahrue Luster

Love the bass tone from Bass Amp Room. [It] captures the subtle nuances and it the thunder of a real bass amp. It also breaks up very nicely.

Ahrue Luster, Producer and Metal Guitar Player of Machine Head, Ill Niño, etc.

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