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My 5 Worst Nightmares Onstage, and How I’d Solve Them Now

My 5 Worst Nightmares Onstage, and How I’d Solve Them Now

Since I’ve been playing out, I’ve had everything from power surges to stunned June beetles try to ruin my performances. Here’s my top 5 preventable train wrecks onstage, and how I would prevent them from happening now: 

10 Tricks to Using Mainstage Live on a Slow Computer

10 Tricks to Using Mainstage Live on a Slow Computer

So you’ve installed Mainstage on your computer, and you’re all set to hit the stage. Mid way through the set, Mainstage crashes. The CPU meter is pegging out at 90%, the hard drive isn’t keeping up with Mainstage’s massive sample library, and you’re convinced you’re going to have to upgrade your computer to use it. Here’s 10 tricks to try before you head to the Apple Store: