If your on a a tight budget I agree with Bee Reaper is the best bang for buck feature wise. If you need some vsti instruments though check out Acoustica's Mixcraft 5 also very reasonably priced. Freeware Krystal is good quite limited but it gets the job done and its very easy to use.

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Reaper but there is a recoding area on this forum which you should be visiting


There is loads of information there that answers this very question and tells you what equipment you'll need to use it properly.
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