Posts with tag mainstage

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Review: Gig Performer 3

A slick yet surprisingly feature-packed way to host all your plugins for live performance without a DAW? Yes please, says Matt Vanacoro.

Camelot Pro Review

Camelot aims to be the glue that ties together every piece of hardware and every plugin you could possibly own. Sound too good to be true? Matt Vanacoro finds out...

Using Apple Mainstage's AutoSampler To Create Virtual Instruments From Any Source

Take the tedium out of sampling any source - real or virtual - and creating your own instruments with AutoSampler in MainStage and Logic Pro. Matt Vanacoro shows you how.

Setting Up MainStage To Auto Sample An Analog Synthesizer For Logic Pro X

Auto-Sampling in Logic? Yes, but you need to use AutoSampler in MainStage to do it! Now you can turn your hardware synths into velocity-layered Logic Pro EXS24 instruments. Here's how to set it up.

Optimizing Apple MainStage For Live Performance

Apple's MainStage is used for many live performances, tours, and even for big Broadway productions! Whatever the scale of your performance, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to keep it running smoothly.

How to Sample EXS24 Instruments Using Autosampler (MainStage and Logic Pro)

When Apple bought Redmatica we wondered when the EXS24 would include AutoSampler in Logic Pro. Instead, AutoSampler is included with MainStage 3.1. Creating sampler instruments just got a lot easier!

Build Your Own MIDI Guitar Synth in One Hour with Ototo

Check out this video showing how, using the Ototo synth board, a man makes a MIDI synth guitar in one hour that can control Apple's MainStage (or any MIDI compatible music software).

Get Ready to Perform Live (Logic Pro X to MainStage)

Logic Pro X is one of the most powerful DAWs available, but it isn't the best choice for live performance. Enter Apple's MainStage! Here's how to get tracks from Logic X into MainStage for your gigs.

Matt Vanacoro on Music, Tech and iOS for Musicians

Matt is a distinguished educator and lecturer at state and national conferences on music technology & education. He's got a wealth of experience playing with famous musicians and consulting in MI.

Learn MainStage 3 With macProVideo's New Online Course

So you're married to the awesome synths and effects in Logic Pro and want to take it on the road? Welcome to MainStage 3! macProVideo.com have created incredible online videos to get you performing...

Tapping Tempo into Mainstage

You may be surprised to learn how easy it is to change the tempo of your songs on the fly in Apple's MainStage. Well, it's easy if you know how, and David Earl shares his tap tempo know-how here.

Interview: Benno de Goeij, (Rank 1 and Armin Van Buuren) Talks Tech

Producer for Rank 1 & co-producer for Armin Van Buuren, Benno de Goeij has own brand of sonic magic fused into many hit tunes. He chatted with us about Armin, his live setup, and the future of DJing.

Ruggedizing a MacBook Pro and Mainstage for Live Shows in the Wild

Do you ever feel fawn over your MacBook Pro like Gollum does over his preciousssss Ring? You're not alone, and this article will help you keep your MBP safe - and there's no riddles here!

Interview: Paul van Dyk

In this exclusive interview with MPVHub, Paul talks about his exposure to music from behind the Berlin Wall, the gear he uses, his production techniques and creative process.

iPad MIDI Control Surface for Mainstage

So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!