How To Mix Crushing Metal Bass

In this video, mixing and mastering engineer David Caplinger shows you how he mixes bass for heavy music. Featured is the song “Shades of Melodie” by Shattered Sun. Learn how to combine multi-band processing to create a rock solid bass guitar sound for your next metal mix.

Producer/Engineer: Chris Mora @ Warhorse Studios

Mixed and Mastered by: David Caplinger (

Guitars Reamped by: Michael Richards @ Trackmix Recording Studio

Drums by: Clifton Miles @ Stone Creek Sound

Original Preproduction/Arrangements by: Robert Beltran @ Hammerforged Studios