Pro Tools is the industry standard for digital audio production, but if you wanna get with the pros, you've always had to pay. No longer! Now, there's a free version of the software targeted at beginners, and that rules.
The Zoom R24 is well known as a sturdy and robust portable 4-function music production system. The new R8 provides that same functionality in a form factor small enough to fit in a guitar case.
The Trinity DAW from the Trinity Audio Group is a self-contained audio recording box that its maker calls "the world's first professional, portable recording studio." It's a Linux-based handheld unit (9.5"W x 6"D x 1.85"H) with a 6.5-inch LCD screen, 128MB of RAM, a 20GB hard disk and can record 24-bit audio at 96…