How to not drown in bass

I tend to over-do my bass frequencies when I’m composing electronic music. Maybe you do too? Here’s a way to check, and also some techniques on how to deal with it. I’ll also introduce you to the metaphor of frequency “buckets” per octave – does each bucket have enough sound energy in it? Do some have too much? Let’s discuss!

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Contents:
0:00 Putting too much bass
0:44 How to know if it’s too much
2:48 Let’s tilt the frequencies
3:43 Thinking in octaves
5:46 Bass buckets
6:33 Cleaning up low-end mess
7:50 Obsessing more about octaves
11:55 A lot of little moves

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