easy is right
As with all equipment, I like preamps and I-O interfaces that run smoothly and don’t disturb the creative flow. My Universal Audio ‘Apollo Twin’ ticks all my personal boxes for home recording. The audio quality and onboard effects are impressive, and two channels are all you need for the kind of music I do. In fact, not having more helps me keep things simple.
The Apollo runs smoothly with Apple Logic, my favourite DAW. Apart from the ease of use, I also like the way Apple don’t keep charging you for updates. So far, I’ve never had issues exporting WAV files to a ProTool studio environment.