thanks for repilies !! I sees ya point, Im looking for the best quality in my budget means and Im looking to sell my stuff direct. so on some level i have to compete with frequencies that the general heard is acustom to! Im from the school of making the best of what U got and don't care to spend a bucketfull of cash on 1 particular piece of equipment, but will make wise investments. Ive made really good recordings in garageband with only the mic built into the macbookpro and some irish engineering! But want to make the next leap, so i bought logicpro and built a nice studio in my basement, but i also like to be portable, Im a hand drummer, but also like mixing midim based drums and loops via drum macines. "Real world scenario" I have my congas,bongos,timbales and various varietal stuff along with my roland spd sampling pad ,dr. 880 and software triggard synths via external keys and pads all mic uped and ready to rip, because my approach is a synergy anf flow, and once I start channeling its ON so i want to be able to capture real time the final take, mix and create on fly and not get bogged down with stopping and technical things, thus killin my VIBE! I need help in ths chain of flow and equipment! have logic, macbookpro, mackie's new monitors, rhodes nt2a, audix drumset mics, but need interface and preamps!!!