MainStage Tutorial

MainStage Auto Sampler Explained®

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  • Overview & Audio Routing 6:06

    Overview & Audio Routing

    Setting up audio and MIDI in MainStage to use the Auto Sampler on software and hardware instruments is discussed. Audio signal flow and channel strip placement is also explained.

  • Interface 6:24


    The Auto Sampler interface is explored and explained.

  • Creating an Instrument 4:18

    Creating an Instrument

    Learn how to create a basic Auto Sampler instrument. Load as a new EXS24 software instrument and see where files are saved.

  • Create a Hybrid Drum Kit 5:14

    Create a Hybrid Drum Kit

    Using the Drums preset, learn how to create a hybrid drum kit with two drum plug-ins.

  • Looping Strings 8:21

    Looping Strings

    Look and see how your to-be-sampled instrument is set up for velocities and loops so you can fine tune Auto Sampler’s parameters. Audio routing is shown to sample two plug-ins to create a combination instrument.

  • Loop Parameters 3:56

    Loop Parameters

    The settings in the Auto Loop pop up menu are visually demonstrated and explained in Logic Pro X.

Product Overview

Doug Zangar walks you through Apple's MainStage 3's new secret weapon, Auto Sampler. See how to sample any hardware or software instrument and create the perfect EXS instrument for the studio or live gig!

Learn how to not only make a new instrument out of multiple instruments, but how to construct an instrument including all the effects and routing you need to make it really pop!

Doug starts with the basics, showing you how to set up audio and MIDI in MainStage so you can use Auto Sampler on either hardware or software instruments, or even layer both into one hybrid instrument!

From there, Doug walks you through the Auto Sampler interface and demonstrates the basics of creating an instrument using MainStage. Then see how to create more complex instruments such as a hybrid drum kit and how to loop strings. Finally, Doug explores the various looping parameters available to you in the Auto Loop pop up menu.

If you're looking for a way to create new and interesting instruments combining your hardware and software instruments, or just looking for more tips on how to use Auto Sampler, don't miss "MainStage Auto Sampler Explained"!

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