I apologize to the Ardour guys and gals (and I guess to non-Linux-peeps), but this is as good a target audience as one could hope.
I’m a Jack-user, mostly because it was the way to accomplish things, and you’re not going to teach an old dog new tricks. But, based on my toolkit, do I need to stick with Jack, or would it be worth my while to investigate the new hot thing!?
What I use on a daily basis, or near enough, in no obvious order:
And I certainly don’t want to take any food from anyone’s family. I’m just a schlub trying to get by.