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  • Micdim
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    Joined: Aug 4th, 2009
    Song List - changing songs automatically
    Can Mainstage 2 change from one song to another automatically? Can there also be a pause before the other song starts? If so, can anyone direct me to where I can find out how to do this, or maybe let us know here. Thanks in advance! Micdim
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  • Rounik Admin
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    Joined: Dec 16th, 2006
    Re: Song List - changing songs automatically
    Hi, It's not possible for Mainstage to change songs automatically without some input from the user. The best way would be to setup a MIDI Controller whereby you send a MIDI message which will change the Set and/or patch in Mainstage. You can find more info in the Mainstage2 101 tutorial: [url]http://www.macprovideo.com/tutorial/mainstage2101[/url] ... or ask back here :) Thanks R
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  • Micdim
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    Re: Song List - changing songs automatically
    Thanks Rounik, The Mainstage 2 tutorials don't really mention outputting midi to control external devices. Please correct me if I'm wrong. If I use Logic 9 to input control/Program changes, can I export to Mainstage? What I'm trying to do is have MainStage 2 control my external Floor Pedal.
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  • Rounik Admin
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    Joined: Dec 16th, 2006
    Re: Song List - changing songs automatically
    Hi, Actually, there's a large section on Mapping Screen Controls in the Mainstage 101. This is the area you need to focus on. Think of this as similar to Logic's Learn mode - except here you create an onscreen control, give it a function within Mainstage (e.g. next/prev patch) and then learn (or assign) a MIDI Control to this onscreen control. So, try and think about this slightly differently. i.e. get your Floor Pedal to control something within Mainstage. You'll find sections 6, 8 and 9 should help you to set this up. Hope that helps Rounik
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  • Micdim
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    Joined: Aug 4th, 2009
    Re: Song List - changing songs automatically
    I understand the mapping part, but too bad Mainstage can't auto start another song. Also I'm looking for Mainstage to be able to send out Program changes and/or control messages to external devices. Thanks Rounik.
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