You may find that bassists tend to stick to smaller setups that provide consistency and versatility above all else. Here’s why I think that is.
How much of your mixes low end come from the bass guitar track? 50%? 90%? How would you actually measure it?
There’s a lot of insight we can gain from bass-focused engineers and producers, as well as professional bassists, when it comes to getting an awesome bass sound both in the studio and in a live mix situation.