MainStage 2 201
Darren Burgos • 30 videos • 143 minutes •
See how to make Apple’s MainStage 2+ the heart of your live performance keyboard rig in this down and dirty detailed course by Darren Burgos...
“Wonderful. I'm looking forward to Mainstage 2 for Guitar Players. ”
“Thank You!!! Very informative, and it was easy to follow along. I knew very little about Midi when I first got Mainstage 1... and like so many others, it was a struggle either on my computer, or my ...”
— Ben Rico
Apple's MainStage was designed with the live performing musician in mind. It enables you organize your patches and tracks, and give you full control of your sounds and FX during performance. MainStage expert Darren Burgos is your guide in this detailed look at this one-of-a-kind program. Here you'll learn everything from creating complex patches made up of multiple instruments and FX, to incorporating and triggering complex backing tracks. You’ll also learn how to quickly deploy all of your MIDI controllers and hardware instruments right in MainStage. He even shows you MainStage's unique relationship with Logic Pro and how those two programs can easily share files and settings with each other!
Whether you're a one-man band or playing stadiums all around the world, you'll see how flexible MainStage can be and how quickly you can make it the electronic brain (and heart) of your live performance keyboard rig no matter how big or small your band is!
So sit back and let live performance expert Darren Burgos help you get your show onto the MainStage. And don't forget to check out all of our other courses in the world’s largest library of MainStage and Logic courses! Read More...
- 2What does your performance look like? (02:37)
- 3Pre-Mapped and Un-Mapped Patches (04:51)
- 4Logic Pro Channel Strips in MainStage (02:36)
- 5Patches Contain Channel Strips (05:56)
- 6Creating Keyboard Splits (03:56)
- 7Using Multiple Controllers (06:49)
- 8Arpeggios in MainStage (03:39)
- 9MIDI Input Window (06:38)
- 10Auto-Assigned MIDI Devices (03:25)
- 11Assignments & Mappings - Part 1 (06:09)
- 12Assignments & Mappings - Part 2 (03:11)
- 13Tap Tempo and Loopback (07:01)
14Sending a Click to the Drummer (03:42)Preview
- 15Preparing Your Backing Tracks (05:59)
- 16Preparing Loops and Samples (03:57)
- 17Click Track, Controllers and Patch List (04:11)
- 18Playback, Sets, Backing Tracks & Flex (05:28)
- 19Adding Logic Channel Strips (04:21)
- 20Saved Values, Transposing and Loop Controls (06:07)
- 21Adding Looper & Routing Sound (04:04)
- 22Assign & Map Looper, TapTemp & Flex Modes (05:49)
- 23Building an Audio Player (06:09)
- 24Multiple Backing Tracks & Adding FX (07:54)
25Adding Backing Tracks and Mapping Controllers (06:01)Preview
- 26Sends, Busses and Aux Tracks (05:11)
- 27Synced Loops in Ultrabeat (05:09)
- 283rd party FX and Side-chaining (03:59)
- 29Performance (04:49)
- 30Conclusion (00:35)
Wonderful. I'm looking forward to Mainstage 2 for Guitar Players.
Thank You!!! Very informative, and it was easy to follow along. I knew very little about Midi when I first got Mainstage 1... and like so many others, it was a struggle either on my computer, or my patience when it first came out. With these new videos coming out following the 2.2 updates, I have a newfound confidence in using Mainstage 2.2 as my "go-to" Live Performance application. I'm currently running Mainstage 2.2 on a 2008 black Macbook with 4gb ram, and a 500gb/7200rpm HD. I record using Logic Pro 9 and perform on a weekly basis, and since upgrading to the 2.2 version via iTunes store, I've had almost no problems. My laptop does run a little hot, when i'm pushing it to the limits. I run a cooling fan 99% of the time beneath my laptop, and that keeps me nearly problem free in a live performance environment. Thanks to this tutorial, I am confident AND excited to include Loopback/Playback in some of my future projects... along with using multiple controllers!
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