By the way, for what it’s worth, I really like Clouds and don’t find the menus confusing at all, it’s a great design and I use it a lot. I wouldn’t take the criticism too harshly
Just to jump in since I made a broad UX comment about Clouds in the middle of this great exchange – my chief complaint is exactly what pichenettes said:
Clouds because some of the useful things you would want the module to do right now is in alternate modes or two presses on the BLEND function selection button away.
This can be rather annoying in a performance context when one wants to to bring up or down the mix on various effects independently from each other. The rest of the UX is fairly easy to work with once you’ve familiarized yourself with it. Grayscale will be producing an alt hardware version called Supercell that addresses this issue, but I’m more interested to wait and see what comes next out of MI.