Mainstage Mondays

Mainstage Mondays: Running Mainstage In Mono, Updated

Mainstage Mondays: Running Mainstage In Mono, Updated

About a year ago I wrote a blog explaining how to run Mainstage in mono live. With the release of Mainstage 3.1, a lot of the little things changed in Mainstage, including how to run Mainstage in mono. Here’s the new and improved way to do it:

Mainstage Mondays: Creating a Hardware/Software Keyboard Rig

Mainstage Mondays: Creating a Hardware/Software Keyboard Rig

I love Mainstage, but like all software, there’s the chance that it could crash live. I love hardware, but it lacks a lot of the functionality and power that software synths offer. Starting last year, I made a decision that if I could help it, I would never rely completely on just hardware or software exclusively, and I started developing a hybrid rig that had redundancy, reliability, and a ton of sonic power. Here’s how I did it: 

Mainstage Mondays: HillSong's Peter James On Mainstage

Mainstage Mondays: HillSong's Peter James On Mainstage

This week on Mainstage Monday I'm honored to have a guest blogger join the conversation, HillSong's own Peter James. Peter is an amazing keyboardist and patch designer, and had some great insights on how to manage patch levels in Mainstage.