The hope would be to use 1 switch to move between these setups and the compression or effects would be set up for the vocals and guitar. I'd love to have GuitarRig3, but, that won't be in the budget for a while. Do it all — and keep right on singing. We are focused on member experience here on the page and the goal here makes it easier for vendors to participate without all the barriers and confusion while at the same time allowing members to easily seek out or ignore threads that are promotional in nature. And Chord Trigger allows you to press a single note and have it trigger an entire complex chord. Maybe use it with your guitar amp as an effects unit. With Live Suite, I'm live looping, sending out midi clock info to an interface and syncing my guitar looper pedal to Ableton's clock.
I am learning Ableton now myself with the hopes of setting up some complex looping tracks to work on some jazz compositions and practice. My guitar, our bass, vocals, etc. Ableton is cool too and is rad to get these platforms interacting with each other. The Patch Library also gives you access to all your Patches from Logic Pro X. Hopefully everyone's issues with MainStage will be resolved soon, I probably don't use the program to it's fullest, and so thankfully I didn't have major issues reloading lyrics, extensive patches and losing data. One of the most useful studio techniques is bussing.
Multimapping allows one knob to control multiple plug-in parameters, so you can dramatically change your sound with the turn of a single knob. Ableton really covers all the bases here. You might worry about latency, dropped audio, and every possible technical malfunction. You never have enough time, money or resources to do everything that is needed. Concert includes our revolutionary Tonic Ambient Pad Generator for instantly adding an ambient drone pad in the key of your choice at the touch of a button. There is a very simple app calle BackTrax that looks pretty good.
Ableton is cool too and is rad to get these platforms interacting with each other. MainStage lets you stay focused on your performance. Synths look like synths and Vintage B3 Patches bring up organ drawbars. I love it so much and am also very in love with the price of it in comparison to buying physical pedals. Go to preferences select no input and read in your preset. And if you ever run into a problem, Autosave lets you get back up and performing in no time.
A true test of both amps and distortion boxes is: How touch sensitive is it? The functionality is great, it allows you to do so much. You should be ok for your gig. It is meant to be use with volume swells, and you can basically create Pads with acoustic. Sounds and effects are meant to be layered, stacked, and used in combination to create awesome things. Has a wah-pedal form factor, and the ability to include a couple of external switches that I am sure you can configure to launch stuff. Sunday Guitar includes 48 presets patches to help jumpstart your creativity.
You can even decide what each control does for each Patch. . Songs Included in Preset Bundles:. I'm the singer too and I wanted a pedal so I don't have to step away from the mic. One minute you can be playing some heavily distorted guitar with a full backing band. You can also assign the parameters in Sunday Bass to your existing midi hardware controller or foot control board.
Premapped Reverb Reverb changes everything. Extras like loops and software instruments. One of my three go to audio effects is a good reverb. I also upped my MacBook ram to 16gbs. Tonight I spent over 5 hours non-stop playing with v2.
MainStage supports your addiction to knobs, buttons, and faders. He was amazed by how accurate the presets are. You should be ok for your gig. It will work well for more intimate songs where you want to fill up a lot of space. Meaning, if you play with a soft touch, does the sound become cleaner and more pristine? Once you get the hang of it, it's not so bad. This collection contains a total of 30 new patches and was inspired by a wide range of 80's artists, movie soundtracks and current worship bands. Find more resources and tutorials here:.
Go to layout mode, select the button to map, hit learn in the upper left, physically click the button, and youa re done. Basically convert all of your presets with the audio in set to none and then you can use them as normal after you have set audio as normal. Here's the first three Garageband Demos pre-Logic if you're interested. Worship Guitar Essentials, version 2. I want to avoid hunching over a laptop during performances and trigger everything from my pedalboard. Do what Cris says, or what i did: restore from TimeMachine backup to a non updated version.
So far it's a lot of fun but I am still in the learning curve and my 30 day free trial of Ableton. So, use your laptop for all your sounds. Grouped Controls let you drag and drop entire sets of knobs, buttons, faders, meters, and more into your layout. The Mainstage guitar amps seem a little simple tweeking-wise, but that's just a brief impression on my part. Edit your sounds quickly and easily. Each concert setting would have a configuration for certain songs etc. I have had this pedal board rig for about two months now and have already used it live in gigs, and in recording sessions for my original music and I love it just as much as name brand, physical pedal boards.