Mainstage 3.1

Best Audio Interface for Mainstage Below $250: Three Interfaces Reviewed

Best Audio Interface for Mainstage Below $250: Three Interfaces Reviewed

Mainstage users have a unique set of needs when it comes to an audio interface, and I’ve bought and used a wide variety of interfaces in my quest to find one that does what I need. After about 10 years of experimentation and over 9 audio interfaces, I’ve selected my favorites:

Mainstage Mondays: Working with Autosampler

Mainstage Mondays: Working with Autosampler

I received this question from a Mainstage user this week: 

Hey Eric,

I am using mainstage 3 right now, but I was interested in the 3.1 auto sampler. I sample sound effects with a mic or run a line from my computer to either my old kurzweil or Roland Fantom rack units. Can I sample that same way with auto sampler and load them into the EXS24?

Mainstage Mondays: A Defense of Mainstage

Mainstage Mondays: A Defense of Mainstage

With Mainstage gaining some significant competitors this year at winter NAMM, many people have been asking what I think of Native Instrument’s Komplete Kontrol, and Akai’s Advance Keyboard line. 

Mainstage Mondays: Setting Up a Hybrid Software/Hardware Keyboard Rig

Mainstage Mondays: Setting Up a Hybrid Software/Hardware Keyboard Rig

This week I help a reader set up a custom keyboard rig for his church.

Mainstage 3.1 First Look

Mainstage 3.1 First Look

The big news this week was the Logic Pro 10.1 update that included a ton of cool stuff, but Mainstage users weren’t neglected by any means. Here’s the 5 big new features Apple gave us: