Originally Posted by Carnstein
I would say the weakest link is your interface, the preamps in there are not good. I would not record guitars through that ever. Ideally you want to go guitar>di box> preamp> interface for itb. As for drums i use programmed and real in Reason, it is morepersonal preference but if good drums/mics aren't on hand programmed may be the best option.
actually, ideally you want to go guitar>amp>mic>preamp>interface (or just interface if you've got an interface with integrated preamp). your ideal presupposes that recording guitar direct is ideal, which it usually isn't.