The Focusrite Forte Audio Interface can be seen in a photo of Seven Lions' tour bus setup. On Twitter, Arty asks for a recommendation for a portable interface (something like an Apogee but with Windows support). Seven Lions responds, "...Using [Focusrite Forte] on the road and it's pretty great. I recommend it for sure. Closest thing to an apogee."more
The card disconnects by the lightest touch on the usb cable or the power cable. I've replaced three of these and the one I'm using right now has an annoying problem where the jog wheel is glitching around.
This is an amazing little interface, and I got it for a killer price used. It has crashed on me a few times, but the sound quality/conversion is outstanding, and I really like it's portability.