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Review: Gig Performer 3
A slick yet surprisingly feature-packed way to host all your plugins for live performance without a DAW? Yes please, says Matt Vanacoro.
Mar. 13, 2019
Camelot Pro Review
Camelot aims to be the glue that ties together every piece of hardware and every plugin you could possibly own. Sound too good to be true? Matt Vanacoro finds out...
Feb. 15, 2019
Tapping Tempo into Mainstage
You may be surprised to learn how easy it is to change the tempo of your songs on the fly in Apple's MainStage. Well, it's easy if you know how, and David Earl shares his tap tempo know-how here.
May. 4, 2013
Interview: Benno de Goeij, (Rank 1 and Armin Van Buuren) Talks Tech
Producer for Rank 1 & co-producer for Armin Van Buuren, Benno de Goeij has own brand of sonic magic fused into many hit tunes. He chatted with us about Armin, his live setup, and the future of DJing.
DJ & Live Performance
Mar. 21, 2013
Ruggedizing a MacBook Pro and Mainstage for Live Shows in the Wild
Do you ever feel fawn over your MacBook Pro like Gollum does over his preciousssss Ring? You're not alone, and this article will help you keep your MBP safe - and there's no riddles here!
Dec. 27, 2012
Interview: Paul van Dyk
In this exclusive interview with MPVHub, Paul talks about his exposure to music from behind the Berlin Wall, the gear he uses, his production techniques and creative process.
Dec. 13, 2012
iPad MIDI Control Surface for Mainstage
So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!
Nov. 9, 2012
Using an Expression Pedal with MainStage
Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup
Oct. 29, 2012
Creating a Headphone Mix in MainStage
Getting a headphone mix to the drummer during a live show can save you many a problem! David Earl (aka sflogicninja) brings his MainStage tips and tricks to the table and shows you how to set this up.
Apr. 21, 2012
Sending External Beat Clock from MainStage
After exploring the differences between Timecode and MIDI Beat Clock, David Earl moves on to show how to sync two Macs running MainStage. For a fail-safe live performance rig this tip is unbeatable!
Mar. 26, 2012
MainStage: Using Markers in Playback
MainStage 2 can be your perfect backing track. David Earl (a.k.a. sflogicninja), shows how to import your tracks from Logic Pro to MainStage and sync playback for your next performance.
Mar. 9, 2012
Assigning Multiple Controllers with MainStage
MainStage is excellent for live performance and part of that is down to how easy it can be to setup MIDI Controllers with it once you know how! David Earl shows us.
Feb. 6, 2012
Using Mainstage as a "Jazz Trio"
Christmas is around the corner and many jazz pianists might be finding that they are busy with holiday parties. Playing solo lounge piano during cocktail or dinner soirees can be fun but after awhile,
Nov. 19, 2010
Using In-Ear Monitors With MainStage
One of the biggest problems that a band faces is hearing themselves onstage and protecting themselves from hearing loss, especially when they go from venue to venue and each room can sound different.
Oct. 21, 2010
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