congrats on becoming a contributer to the NG audio portal!!! anyways... i know its hard to get started with audio stuff but i think i can help ya. about 2 months ago i wrote a post on the audio fourm about new audio artists getting started with a good sound.
its seems complicated but once you get all the programs (which should cost nothing) you can get awesome quality. just putting it out there bro.
anyways if your interested ill link you up.