MainStage 105
Creating Guitar Rigs
Genre: Audio
  • 41 Videos
  • 1h 48m
If you're a guitar player, MainStage presents a world of creative possibilities you've never experienced before ...
Jim Dalrymple is formerly Macworld's Editor at Large, and also a man that knows how to shred his axe!
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As a live performance tool, MainStage is more than just a keyboardist's dream ... in fact, if you're a guitar player, MainStage will let you build custom amps and foot pedals combinations that give you all of the worlds best guitar rigs and effects in software emulation.

In this tutorial you'll learn how to create custom guitar rigs, including modeling amps to achieve signature sounds, setting up DSP effects, and working with tone to ensure your guitar sounds exactly the way you want it to, you'll also learn a few cool tips and tricks for fading between stacked amps and setting up your guitar to work seamlessly with MainStage.

This tutorial is produced by Jim Dalrymple, legendary in the Mac community for being the co-founder of MacCentral and the "Editor at Large" of! But if you've spent any time in the east-coast rock scene, you also know that Jim is equally legendary for his amazing guitar skills and rock-star lifestyle. His chops are in full effect in this seminal MainStage tutorial!
Section 1: 01 Introduction
Section 2: 02 MainStage Interface
Section 3: 03 Working With Concerts
Section 4: 04 Layouts
Section 5: 05 Patches
Section 6: 06 Sets
Section 7: 07 Conclusion
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