I'm hoping that a lot of you are familiar with radio production/terminology cause I could use some help; thanks in advance. A while back I was producing an hour long radio program, utilizing late 90's/early00's technology i.e., using three dual deck CD players connected to a Fostex 16 track digital recorder which was used solely as a mixer. The music, in addition to the stingers, I.D.'s, sounders and beds were on CD's; for speaking, I used a Shure SM7B condensor through a pre-amp into the mixer with phantom power so, essentially it was old fashioned tape cartridge technology slightly updated...the whole thing was recorded on a Philips CD burner, in real time. Which brings us to today. Having an opportunity to do another show, I know there has to be an easier way; I figured through the Macbook Air. Presuming the storage capabilities would be more than adequate, would it be possible to crossfade two or more sound samples/songs. etc.? What sort of drive would be needed to transfer music/sound from CD's? Would the Shure be easily adaptable and would a mixer be necessary or even helpful? Looking forward to hearing from you, and, thanks again.