is this the corect forum to be asking questions about different recording and mixing techniques? Anyways, here's my question: If any of you out there are professional musicians in the Hard Rock type genre that have had the opportunity to work with good studio engineers - how are they recording the bass track/s? and what sort of eq'ing are they doing to it? I know of several different bass recording techniques, but I would like to hear what the pros are doing? I'm looking for a mudvayne, 36 Crazyfists, Blindside or Taproot type tone... are they recording direct, through tube preamps, mic'ing cabs or what? how many tracks? The biggest problem I am having at the moment is getting the bass to sit nicely in the mix at lower volumes (is this a mastering problem) its fine when played loud on a dcent system, but at lower volumes it doesn't even sound like it's there?