Tracking bass and the sound isn't quite there. What can I do to get a nice tight and smooth sound. A tube pre? ($$ is limited "go figure" - the presonis blue thing with a tube swap maybe).
Right now my path is: Yamaha bass>rodam DI> Mackie1604VLZ > Motu2408 > Cakewalk HS2004 > Tannoy Proto-J Monitors.
The Avalon DI ($500 on eBay) looks great and must sound great too. A bit too much dough.