MainStage 101
Core MainStage
Genre: Audio
  • 67 Videos
  • 4h 1m
This tutorial is produced by Bill Burgess, the former Pro Audio Product Marketing Manager for Apple. Bill helped develop the MainStage templates and patches!
Bill Burgess is the former Pro Audio Product Marketing Manager and Logic Pro Artist Relations Manager for Apple Inc. He's also a brilliant software educator with long experience teaching audio producers how to make music!
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If you're practicing music, MainStage is your perfect instrument. If you're a pro, MainStage will help you take your concerts to the next level ...

MainStage is Apple's musical performance tool. Under MainStage's purpose-built interface is Logic's audio engine. This means MainStage gives you real-time access to all of the unique instruments and plugins you've come to love in Logic Studio.

In this 4-hour tutorial by Bill Burgess, you'll learn how to set up concerts, assign knobs & faders from your hardware MIDI controllers to MainStage instruments, build custom patches & sets, and add effects to your sound. Bill also shows you how to trouble-shoot common MainStage problems! If you're looking to get the most out of MainStage, these videos will show you the way.

This is a comprehensive tutorial, but you don't have to watch every video. Use the detailed menus and keyword search functions to quickly find topics of interest. For a full list of this title's topics, see the Table of Contents.
Section 1: Section 1: Getting Started with MainStage
Section 2: Section 2: The MainStage Interface
Section 3: Section 3: Introduction to Patches
Section 4: Section 4: Concerts
Section 5: Section 5: Working With Patches
Section 6: Section 6: Using Sets
Section 7: Section 7: Use MIDI To Make Your Patches Musical
Section 8: Section 8: Layers & Splits
Section 9: Section 9: Editing Screen Controls
Section 10: Section 10: Assigning Screen Control Parameters
Section 11: Section 11: Performance & Advanced Instruments
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