Quote: Originally Posted by giraffe i can't wait for everything to be sample replace and guitar sim. any one can get a "good" recording today. it's almost (not quite) to the point where everything "rock" and "metal" (especially metal) sounds like it was done by the same engineer, with all the same band on the same equipment, but backing up a different singer. awesome. /bitch. Gotta tell you, it beats the days of what I came up with. Boss DR550 drum machine, a Tascam 4 track and a SM57. Heck, even my upgraded system I had in the early 90's with an Otaria MX5050 8 track, Yamaha 12 track mixer and SP900 sucked compared to what you can do with about 1,000 bucks these days.