Join Julian Velard for an in-depth discussion in this video The Patch, Set, and Concert Inspectors, part of Up and Running with MainStage 3.
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…The inspector area in edit mode allows you to set…parameters and attributes for channel strips, patches, sets and concerts.…The name of the inspector is indicated by the type of item you are inspecting.…The whole point of the inspector is to…give easy access to features you're likely to edit.…We'll need three whole videos to cover the complexity of the channel strip inspector.…So for now, let's take a look at the…type of adjustments you can make with the patch, set.…And concert inspectors.…Let's take a look at the patch inspector.…Every inspector is made up of tabs.…The patch inspector has three tabs: patch library, attributes and tuning.…
The patch library is a list of all…the safe patches available in main stage organized into…folders, including a library of presets that Apple…has created with your basic performance needs in mind.…Apples pre-made patches may include bus assignments for instruments as…well pre-maps smart controls in the workspace for easy use.…Much like in some of the templates.…Let me show you how load a preset patch.…
Julian begins with a quick-start guide for getting a live show ready. He covers the basic tools of the MainStage interface, including patches, channel strips, in-depth uses of the various inspector areas, MIDI mapping, and MIDI FX. He also explains how to design your own MainStage workspace—a critical piece of being comfortable on stage. Finally, he demonstrates how to use the Playback and Loopback plugins, as well as record your performances in MainStage.
- Choosing your MIDI controller and audio interface
- Configuring and optimizing preferences
- Creating concerts, sets, and patches
- A breakdown of the channel strip area and channel strip inspector
- MIDI mapping
- Customizing your MIDI interface in Layout mode
- Using markers, flex mode, and groupings in the Playback plugin
- Live looping with Loopback
- Recording your performance in MainStage