Good point; Melodyne is pretty good at converting recorded bass to MIDI, if you're good about muting as you play (and if you're not, the MIDI is still easy to clean up afterwards). I used this trick to convert some old tracks to upright bass, as placeholders before I find time to record fresh live takes on my upright.

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