Posts in Sound Design Tutorial
MainStage's Distortion FX
Make Your Digital Synths Sound More Analog
Introducing The MainStage Mastery Course

... this was born out of all of the roadblocks and frustrations I ran into as a new MainStage user. I had a terrible time trying to achieve the level of control and quality of sounds that I had been told MainStage was capable of. Because I didn't understand... 

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Song Specific MainStage Patches- Where Do You Start?

One thing that I really love to do at DPfaltSound is create song specific patches. It's such a fun challenge to figure out how to maximize the functionality of MainStage. How to fit a bunch of amazing synth parts onto 88 (or fewer) keys in a way that is...

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ALTAR CALL CHALLENGE! Live Sound Design Screen Capture In MainStage 3

This video is a screen-capture of me attempting the #altarcallchallenge contest which is running now in the DPfaltSound Insiders Facebook group. Go join the group if you'd like to download the patch from this video and make your own submission!

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MainStage Patch Tutorial: How To Balance Your Volume Levels Across MainStage Patches

This is a question I get all the time "How can I keep my sounds consistent" or "Why do my patches sound great at home and like garbage in the venue"? It can be hard to keep pads balanced with lead synths, pianos balanced with organs.

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MainStage Patch Design Tutorial: Choosing The Right Order For Your Audio Effects

...the truth is that the choices you make about where in the order each audio fx goes can have a big impact on the finished sound.

Check out this video for some examples...

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MainStage As A Step Sequencer Part 2! MainStage Tutorial

After I released a video for a step/midi sequencing technique for MainStage, I got some great feedback and questions on how far this technique could be taken. So I shot a part 2 video where I go even more in-depth. 

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How To Use MainStage As A Step Sequencer: MainStage Tutorial

Hey friends, while MainStage packs an amazing amount of value into that $30 package, there are a few features that I really wish the software included that are unfortunately not available. 

One of those is a midi/step sequencer. A step sequencer allows you to trigger a...

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