You can read more reviews like this, along with Tony's productions at his personal site -> Tony Long Music.
INTRODUCING SONAR X1 PRODUCER
I have been with Cakewalk Sonar Producer since version 6 and having worked myself through the necessary learning curve of a new DAW, I got to the point where I was very happy with 8.5 and all of the many facilities that it provided. For others, Sonar has always been let down by its interface. With Sonar X1, I want to believe that somewhere underneath this new look is my old familiar Sonar 8.5 and that I know exactly what to do. I think however that I have a bit of a learning to do, as well as some un-learning, especially as I understand that many of the keyboard shortcuts have changed.