MainStage Mondays: The Panic Button

Sometimes things go colossally wrong live, and you need to cut all sound coming from MainStage. Before you hit the command-Q, consider using MainStage’s panic button. Here’s how: 


1. Open MainStage. Select a template, or open your project. 

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2. Go to Layout mode. 

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3. Drag in a button. 

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4. Go back to Edit mode, and click on the button you just drug into your screen. 

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5. From the Screen Control Inspector window at the bottom of the page, select “Panic” from the actions mapping list. 

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Map a midi controller button to this, and you’ll be able to instantly silence all audio, and reset all midi signals at the same time. 


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