I recently moved and parted ways with my band buddy who owned and operated all of our recording equipment. I am a musician, so while I freely used all of his stuff, I never took notice of what any of it was or how it worked. Now I am in a spot and I need some recommendations on getting some of my own stuff. I play several instruments and songs typically consist of guitar, vocals, piano, synthesizer, and a host of other less used acoustic instruments. I would like to have everything that doesn't need mic'd plugged in all the time. As far as mics I usually use at least three at a time, two on the instrument one for vocals, sometimes two on vocals. I just need recording equipment that will allow me to go from instrument to instrument recording different sections and layers to the songs, I really have no other fancy requirements other than I want to get the best sound possible as my instruments are very nice and I need the recordings to reflect that. Lastly, please folks if you could dumb down the answers that would save me the trouble of asking you what you mean, thanks.