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Creative Tool: Envelope Follower

Creative Tool: Envelope Follower

In this guest article written by Frank den Blaauwen you will learn about the Envelope Follower, a new built-in plugin in Gig Performer 5 that he developed. You can download all the examples mentioned below at the end of this article.

Gig Performer as an ultimate enhancer

Gig Performer as an ultimate enhancer

Gig Performer is an ultimate enhancer – its impressive feature set allows live performers to improve every aspect of their setup: streamline their experience with their MIDI controller, plugins, backline gear and overall music making experience.

Using Kontakt to stream multiple backing tracks

Using Kontakt to stream multiple backing tracks

Learn how to stream multiple backing tracks using Kontakt in Gig Performer. The process is explained using the individual instruments of a small orchestra that have been put together for use in upcoming theatrical performance of Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

The Decent Sampler XML Generator – Free Download

The Decent Sampler XML Generator – Free Download

Do you need an easy way to make a collection of sound effects easily accessible and triggerable from any VST host? In this article we describe how to use the Decent Sampler XML Generator, a free application that will help you to accomplish this need.

Gig Performer and Backing Track Users

Gig Performer and Backing Track Users

In this article we will focus on the Gig Performer features that make it a powerful tool for backing track users. In the blog article Gig Performer is the best companion for all your musical efforts and more we showed that although primarily aimed at...

Scrolling Your Lyrics or Lead Sheets

Scrolling Your Lyrics or Lead Sheets

In this article you will learn about several ways to scroll your lyrics or lead sheets in Gig Performer. [1] How to scroll the Song Lyrics/Chords window using a knob The internal System Actions plugin includes the ChordPro Page Offset parameter...

How to improve the sound quality of instruments in your MIDI files

How to improve the sound quality of instruments in your MIDI files

In this article you will learn how to improve the sound quality of instruments in your MIDI files and get some ideas as to what to try further. We will also highlight some caveats. As members of many forums and Facebook groups, we often see music makers complaining...

Ways to send program changes to external synths

Ways to send program changes to external synths

If you have a mixed environment – a combination of hardware synths and software plugins – you probably want to be able to send PC events to your external synths as you switch from one song to another. There are quite a few ways to accomplish this.

Retrospective — 2023 Year-in-review

Retrospective — 2023 Year-in-review

In this article we will take a look at 2023 and briefly summarize some of useful features, activities and things that stood out during the year. New massive Gig Performer features As some of you may know, in August, 2023, after many months of active development, we...

Wait, what plugin did I use for that sound?

Wait, what plugin did I use for that sound?

Most players have run into this problem. Over time, we create lots of sounds for different songs. We spend time meticulously tweaking a plugin to get it just right and then save a plugin preset. Then, a few months later, you need that sound, but wait....what plugin...