as said before, a new interface won't make any difference to your recordings, since you do
everything internaly. the only advantage it would give you is to be able to hear more
accurately what you're doing especially in the bottom end (that's where apogee's come in).
That wont happen anyway thru an unbalanced rca out to hifi amp... My advice? Get a UAD-1
or a Focusrite liquid mix to have decent eq and compression (the lm being the best choice
in terms of what you get for no extra cost)... Then give your digital masters to a pro
studio for mastering and for that "expensive" sound (or get your label to do that for
Or you could get a set of proper active monitors...