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REAL BASS: Electric bass guitar free

REAL BASS: Electric bass guitar free

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Play any song with the best bass guitar app!

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  • I love the hell out of this app Aug 26, 2018

    By German World War 1 soldier
    I play bass so much, so believe me when I play this app whenever I’m away from my actual bass. I love everything in this app and I highly recommend it. However my only request is that I would love to have a 6 string bass in here. I got one and when I’m far from my 6 string bass i want to be able to practice it. Either way I love the app !
  • Jun 27, 2021

    By Joseph A Pembleton
    This game is similar to the rest of its sister games and if you download any of the other games like drummers piano and any other of the games at this company has created gives you a true feeling of playing the guitar
  • Not bad at all. Aug 22, 2020

    By moukeefe
    I’m always on the lookout for a bass guitar app that I can use in note taking Musical ideas as they arrive but in general all the apps I’ve tried, even the kind of boojy “fretless bass” app (which is an awesome and ground breaking midi controller, just not the best bass emulator)all the others tend to make the bass stand out as a feature, and not in a good way. So I was surprised when I ran across this “real bass” app to find that it actually does a good job of sitting in the mix while still retaining a natural tone and feel. Another good thing is the sustain pedal, something I’ve requested from other bass app devs but they never came through. A lot of bass parts are just riding that note in consecutive 8th, 16th or whatever notes and it’s nice NOT to have the little hiccups every time you lift your finger to hit the same note again. What could be better? Maybe velocity sensitivity, string bending, round robin sample layering per note so the ear doesn’t catch the repetition so easily. Less repetition of samples to fill adjacent frets. Especially not from string to string because every string has its own character and deserves its own sample. Those are pretty refined requests for an app that does the job better than average. Just putting it out there.
  • May 23, 2021

    By REVELATION EQUATION
    this app allows you to leave your bass on its stand to practice... its perfect for people who want to learn bass without dragging their studio everywhere. the only thing i would change would be longer songs and more songs.. i am a ultra beginner and it has finally been the tool i needed to improve my rythym... 2 words you need to hear.... get it
  • Uncertain Oct 13, 2020

    By ReigningFire7969
    Well, I was really digging on it just to be able to kind of play on something whilst I’m at work. It sounds great, and I’ve only played with two of the basses. But I went to the songs to see if that would show me how to play any of them, as the lessons do, and I clicked on plush(which I’m already familiar with on how to play,) and it simply brought up the fretboard, and was “playing,” according to the play button, but I wasn’t hearing any of plush. So I figure I could be utilizing said function wrong, but I thought I’d try to reach out to see what was up with that that. Because I’d be happy I’ll it to pay some money for this if it is going to legitimately show me we’re I need to be fingering. Especially on those A7X songs. I’ve been aching to learn more of them, but hey have some pretty tough stuff, sometimes. And all I know of them is nightmare. Thanks for the help, and great app! I’m the last one I tried like this was very mediocre.
  • Jun 22, 2021

    By Oldies Soul
    I love this app. I can add bass to my songs and literally blow my friends away with it's realistic tones. It would be great to have an option in the settings to tune the strings so I can be on tune with songs that are slightly off key. Adding that in would be aaaamazing!!!
  • Beautiful May 21, 2020

    By TEEJITO
    This company makes the best guitar, bass, and drum apps for people who just want to get the experience of playing a real instrument on their phone. The samples are top notch, the interface is dead simple and inspiring, and while there are ads, they’re not obtrusive. Only thing that would make this (and all your apps) better is making it work with inter-app audio. That’s the only thing that bums me out, there is currently no possible way to record them into garageband.
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By Jhon Castro
    Every time you update the app you wreck something. Now it suddenly has a lot of dead notes in the freatboard. Before the last update it was pretty much OK ✅. I really want to buy the app but everytime I update it, it has something new that has been screwed up.
  • Great tool when away. Oct 27, 2018

    By Dinmalier
    I love this app for the true bass sound and playability. When I am not able to grab a bass work on a riff, i can open the app anywhere. I enjoy the ability to record.
  • Jun 19, 2021

    By Naveed Aalam
    After the last couple updates buzz sound is not a problem any more but if i keep playing it starts to mute random notes and the sound goes flat right the way i can see strings vibrating but no sound then i have to let the strings settled then it plays sound but not with all strings or in a pattern playing it stops working keep restarting the app is annoying
  • I love the hell out of this app Aug 26, 2018

    By German World War 1 soldier
    I play bass so much, so believe me when I play this app whenever I’m away from my actual bass. I love everything in this app and I highly recommend it. However my only request is that I would love to have a 6 string bass in here. I got one and when I’m far from my 6 string bass i want to be able to practice it. Either way I love the app !
  • Jun 27, 2021

    By Joseph A Pembleton
    This game is similar to the rest of its sister games and if you download any of the other games like drummers piano and any other of the games at this company has created gives you a true feeling of playing the guitar
  • Not bad at all. Aug 22, 2020

    By moukeefe
    I’m always on the lookout for a bass guitar app that I can use in note taking Musical ideas as they arrive but in general all the apps I’ve tried, even the kind of boojy “fretless bass” app (which is an awesome and ground breaking midi controller, just not the best bass emulator)all the others tend to make the bass stand out as a feature, and not in a good way. So I was surprised when I ran across this “real bass” app to find that it actually does a good job of sitting in the mix while still retaining a natural tone and feel. Another good thing is the sustain pedal, something I’ve requested from other bass app devs but they never came through. A lot of bass parts are just riding that note in consecutive 8th, 16th or whatever notes and it’s nice NOT to have the little hiccups every time you lift your finger to hit the same note again. What could be better? Maybe velocity sensitivity, string bending, round robin sample layering per note so the ear doesn’t catch the repetition so easily. Less repetition of samples to fill adjacent frets. Especially not from string to string because every string has its own character and deserves its own sample. Those are pretty refined requests for an app that does the job better than average. Just putting it out there.
  • May 23, 2021

    By REVELATION EQUATION
    this app allows you to leave your bass on its stand to practice... its perfect for people who want to learn bass without dragging their studio everywhere. the only thing i would change would be longer songs and more songs.. i am a ultra beginner and it has finally been the tool i needed to improve my rythym... 2 words you need to hear.... get it
  • Uncertain Oct 13, 2020

    By ReigningFire7969
    Well, I was really digging on it just to be able to kind of play on something whilst I’m at work. It sounds great, and I’ve only played with two of the basses. But I went to the songs to see if that would show me how to play any of them, as the lessons do, and I clicked on plush(which I’m already familiar with on how to play,) and it simply brought up the fretboard, and was “playing,” according to the play button, but I wasn’t hearing any of plush. So I figure I could be utilizing said function wrong, but I thought I’d try to reach out to see what was up with that that. Because I’d be happy I’ll it to pay some money for this if it is going to legitimately show me we’re I need to be fingering. Especially on those A7X songs. I’ve been aching to learn more of them, but hey have some pretty tough stuff, sometimes. And all I know of them is nightmare. Thanks for the help, and great app! I’m the last one I tried like this was very mediocre.
  • Jun 22, 2021

    By Oldies Soul
    I love this app. I can add bass to my songs and literally blow my friends away with it's realistic tones. It would be great to have an option in the settings to tune the strings so I can be on tune with songs that are slightly off key. Adding that in would be aaaamazing!!!
  • Beautiful May 21, 2020

    By TEEJITO
    This company makes the best guitar, bass, and drum apps for people who just want to get the experience of playing a real instrument on their phone. The samples are top notch, the interface is dead simple and inspiring, and while there are ads, they’re not obtrusive. Only thing that would make this (and all your apps) better is making it work with inter-app audio. That’s the only thing that bums me out, there is currently no possible way to record them into garageband.
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By Jhon Castro
    Every time you update the app you wreck something. Now it suddenly has a lot of dead notes in the freatboard. Before the last update it was pretty much OK ✅. I really want to buy the app but everytime I update it, it has something new that has been screwed up.
  • Great tool when away. Oct 27, 2018

    By Dinmalier
    I love this app for the true bass sound and playability. When I am not able to grab a bass work on a riff, i can open the app anywhere. I enjoy the ability to record.
  • Jun 19, 2021

    By Naveed Aalam
    After the last couple updates buzz sound is not a problem any more but if i keep playing it starts to mute random notes and the sound goes flat right the way i can see strings vibrating but no sound then i have to let the strings settled then it plays sound but not with all strings or in a pattern playing it stops working keep restarting the app is annoying
  • Jul 24, 2021

    By Jimbo Jimbo
    Sometimes notes wont make any noise. In theory this is a good app but you cant play anything if half the notes you play dont make any noise
  • May 20, 2021

    By Darrion Dacres
    It was a great app but since lately the sound quality have gotten poor. It needs to be fixed!!!.
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By HYPE ACE 24
    Horrible, I was struggling most of the time, and I couldn't go 5 minutes without a "premium" ad.
  • The worst Apr 7, 2020

    By AandJgaming
    They said and I quote, “learning the bass has never been easier.” That’s not true, you don’t learn the bass and there’s also a ton of junk and trash on this app. If you like and want this app because it’s of the sound, sure, but to learn, don’t. As I said, DO NOT BUY THIS APP. 😡👎
  • May 19, 2021

    By johan irfan
    This is soo dumb!! Too many ads!!!😡
  • Jun 18, 2021

    By Geruss Julian Velasco
    Buggy app, cant play the others strings
  • Mar 14, 2021

    By Ronnie Macias
    This was the best app. But I tried playing recently and the sound quality is gone. Each note whistles and buzzes. Only 4 notes work with clear uninterrupted tone. Its not even playable anymore. I used this app for my ideas and even on some of my best recordings. I find this unfortunate because I have not found any other app that was this good.
  • Crap app May 16, 2020

    By Xbrianx808
    Like most of these apps, there is no close the app button or function so once its open on your phone you can’t easily get out. No matter the quality of the app if you can’t easy get out it a zero in my book.

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  • I love the hell out of this app Aug 26, 2018

    By German World War 1 soldier
    I play bass so much, so believe me when I play this app whenever I’m away from my actual bass. I love everything in this app and I highly recommend it. However my only request is that I would love to have a 6 string bass in here. I got one and when I’m far from my 6 string bass i want to be able to practice it. Either way I love the app !
  • Jun 27, 2021

    By Joseph A Pembleton
    This game is similar to the rest of its sister games and if you download any of the other games like drummers piano and any other of the games at this company has created gives you a true feeling of playing the guitar
  • May 23, 2021

    By REVELATION EQUATION
    this app allows you to leave your bass on its stand to practice... its perfect for people who want to learn bass without dragging their studio everywhere. the only thing i would change would be longer songs and more songs.. i am a ultra beginner and it has finally been the tool i needed to improve my rythym... 2 words you need to hear.... get it
  • Jun 22, 2021

    By Oldies Soul
    I love this app. I can add bass to my songs and literally blow my friends away with it's realistic tones. It would be great to have an option in the settings to tune the strings so I can be on tune with songs that are slightly off key. Adding that in would be aaaamazing!!!
  • Great tool when away. Oct 27, 2018

    By Dinmalier
    I love this app for the true bass sound and playability. When I am not able to grab a bass work on a riff, i can open the app anywhere. I enjoy the ability to record.
  • Jun 19, 2021

    By Naveed Aalam
    After the last couple updates buzz sound is not a problem any more but if i keep playing it starts to mute random notes and the sound goes flat right the way i can see strings vibrating but no sound then i have to let the strings settled then it plays sound but not with all strings or in a pattern playing it stops working keep restarting the app is annoying
  • Great Sep 4, 2019

    By Rzibby
    Been looking for an app like this. It’s great to have when sitting around without a bass guitar trying to lay down some bass lines. It’s just a fun app. Thank you.
  • Yes Oct 5, 2020

    By Mrwoogd
    It says it’s the best bass app it is I’m not disappointed just get it it’s so fun but turn down your volume on the distortion bass it’s loud
  • May 21, 2021

    By Robert Ruggles
    I love this 🤩 app. !!! It makes it so smooth. To play notes fluidly like water
  • ...🎶..."it's all about the Bass"...🎶... Sep 21, 2017

    By AliBabaBabyBubba
    I love this app!! The sounds are great, and it's easy to use, with some great options...glad to have it!
  • Not bad at all. Aug 22, 2020

    By moukeefe
    I’m always on the lookout for a bass guitar app that I can use in note taking Musical ideas as they arrive but in general all the apps I’ve tried, even the kind of boojy “fretless bass” app (which is an awesome and ground breaking midi controller, just not the best bass emulator)all the others tend to make the bass stand out as a feature, and not in a good way. So I was surprised when I ran across this “real bass” app to find that it actually does a good job of sitting in the mix while still retaining a natural tone and feel. Another good thing is the sustain pedal, something I’ve requested from other bass app devs but they never came through. A lot of bass parts are just riding that note in consecutive 8th, 16th or whatever notes and it’s nice NOT to have the little hiccups every time you lift your finger to hit the same note again. What could be better? Maybe velocity sensitivity, string bending, round robin sample layering per note so the ear doesn’t catch the repetition so easily. Less repetition of samples to fill adjacent frets. Especially not from string to string because every string has its own character and deserves its own sample. Those are pretty refined requests for an app that does the job better than average. Just putting it out there.
  • Beautiful May 21, 2020

    By TEEJITO
    This company makes the best guitar, bass, and drum apps for people who just want to get the experience of playing a real instrument on their phone. The samples are top notch, the interface is dead simple and inspiring, and while there are ads, they’re not obtrusive. Only thing that would make this (and all your apps) better is making it work with inter-app audio. That’s the only thing that bums me out, there is currently no possible way to record them into garageband.
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By Jhon Castro
    Every time you update the app you wreck something. Now it suddenly has a lot of dead notes in the freatboard. Before the last update it was pretty much OK ✅. I really want to buy the app but everytime I update it, it has something new that has been screwed up.
  • Good but needs a way to do bends Jun 28, 2021

    By Dimplepan
    It’s a good app and offers a decent array of sounds and tones but it needs a bending/vibrato function. I think it would be good if light pulling would be a 1/2 step and medium pulling would be a whole step and constant up and down movement would make vibrato, rather than it being full range.
  • Love it, but... May 16, 2018

    By Jobe USA
    I really dig Kolb’s apps, however, if they were Inter app, Audiobus, Audio Unit compatible, to use as a stand alone app in Garageband, that would be sooooo sweet!!! Please consider this as an update option...heck, I’d even PAY for that!!! I’ll give all the Kolb apps I have 5 stars when this happens!
  • Jul 17, 2021

    By Gregory Solano
    Making music great 👍 but guess what after a ad plays it says. Listen but there is no tutorial
  • Popping issue Mar 29, 2020

    By FidgetSpinners4life
    It sounds like the sound is popping sometimes which is weird.
  • May 9, 2021

    By Michael Belardo
    Awesome for me. Absolutely a brand new beginner. it works.
  • Great app, but it crashes a bit... Aug 4, 2017

    By DonMcC
    The icons don't really represent the sound of the particular basses. Other than that it's fine.
  • May 16, 2021

    By Paul Duncan
    This is a great app , lots of fun , good sound , farely easy to play . It has some great lessons and loops . With a music player you can even get songs to play along with. My only issue is sometimes the open string notes don't play when you tap the nut . And that may be me just not doing it right. I'm not sure yet. But yeah other than that I love this app . And if you like the bass guitar, Get This App.
  • Uncertain Oct 13, 2020

    By ReigningFire7969
    Well, I was really digging on it just to be able to kind of play on something whilst I’m at work. It sounds great, and I’ve only played with two of the basses. But I went to the songs to see if that would show me how to play any of them, as the lessons do, and I clicked on plush(which I’m already familiar with on how to play,) and it simply brought up the fretboard, and was “playing,” according to the play button, but I wasn’t hearing any of plush. So I figure I could be utilizing said function wrong, but I thought I’d try to reach out to see what was up with that that. Because I’d be happy I’ll it to pay some money for this if it is going to legitimately show me we’re I need to be fingering. Especially on those A7X songs. I’ve been aching to learn more of them, but hey have some pretty tough stuff, sometimes. And all I know of them is nightmare. Thanks for the help, and great app! I’m the last one I tried like this was very mediocre.
  • May 27, 2021

    By NinjaNaruto629-Roblox
    Its the best way for me to learn how to play............. But I can't change the guitar and I can't choose any song to play...........plz fix thus bug
  • May 15, 2021

    By trench b.
    App is good. But I think it will be better if you add a left handed mode
  • Jun 14, 2021

    By M rahat
    Some of the note have annoying noises. Please fix it
  • Jul 24, 2021

    By Jimbo Jimbo
    Sometimes notes wont make any noise. In theory this is a good app but you cant play anything if half the notes you play dont make any noise
  • May 20, 2021

    By Darrion Dacres
    It was a great app but since lately the sound quality have gotten poor. It needs to be fixed!!!.
  • The worst Apr 7, 2020

    By AandJgaming
    They said and I quote, “learning the bass has never been easier.” That’s not true, you don’t learn the bass and there’s also a ton of junk and trash on this app. If you like and want this app because it’s of the sound, sure, but to learn, don’t. As I said, DO NOT BUY THIS APP. 😡👎
  • Jun 18, 2021

    By Geruss Julian Velasco
    Buggy app, cant play the others strings
  • Mar 14, 2021

    By Ronnie Macias
    This was the best app. But I tried playing recently and the sound quality is gone. Each note whistles and buzzes. Only 4 notes work with clear uninterrupted tone. Its not even playable anymore. I used this app for my ideas and even on some of my best recordings. I find this unfortunate because I have not found any other app that was this good.
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By HYPE ACE 24
    Horrible, I was struggling most of the time, and I couldn't go 5 minutes without a "premium" ad.
  • May 19, 2021

    By johan irfan
    This is soo dumb!! Too many ads!!!😡
  • Crap app May 16, 2020

    By Xbrianx808
    Like most of these apps, there is no close the app button or function so once its open on your phone you can’t easily get out. No matter the quality of the app if you can’t easy get out it a zero in my book.

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