I know mix ready anything is a myth but I really struggle to get a decent bass sound in my demos. The bass is an ESP LTD DF- 404 with two EMG 35P4 pickups (basically active P style pickups). The DI tone sounds great but it doesn't matter if I run it through a darkglass, sansamp, split bass technique it, or run it through various kemper profiles I can never get it to not sound like trash in the mix. Starting to feel like I'm just going to "And justice for all" the bass in everything.
Here are some examples