I've been tinkering with writing some originals for the group I'm in and realized that it would help if I could record some of it to send them so that we're not just figuring it out on the spot in rehearsal. I make squat for $ so need a way to do it without spending much, sadly. I tried downloading Audacity for my laptop but all it picks up so far sounds like a pile of farting (my eleven-year-old son loves it). That's me playing through the amp and letting the laptop's built-in mike pick up whatever it can in the air. I'm not that great of a musician, but I'm pretty sure I'm not THAT bad. It also seems to crash on a pretty regular basis when I hit the button to stop recording. Any suggestions?