The Difference Between Logic Pro and MainStage

Logic Pro and MainStage are two popular apps for musicians, engineers, producers, and more. While both apps are made by Apple and targeted towards users in the music industry, they also have their fair share of differences. In this post, we'll compare and contrast Logic Pro and MainStage, so you can decide which app is best for your use case.

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How to Sample Virtual Instruments in MainStage with Auto Sampler

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to sample virtual software instruments with Auto Sampler in Apple MainStage and Logic Pro X. Auto Sampler allows you to recreate virtual instruments inside EXS24, MainStage's native sampler plugin. Compared to other resource-heavy plugins like Native Instruments Kontakt and Spectrasonics Omnisphere, EXS24 offers a stripped-down experience that is perfect for live performance where system stability is critical.

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How to Automate File Uploads to Google Cloud Storage with Python

Recently, I decided to move my blog's images off of GitHub. I enjoy sharing photos from my travels, and my uploads folder was close to hitting GitHub's repo limit of 1 GB. Since I had some free time over the holidays, I challenged myself to come up with an easy way to upload images to Google Cloud Storage using the Python SDK. Please keep in mind I only started learning Python two months ago, so the code shared in this post isn't perfect, but it works.

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Switching from WordPress to Hugo

I started this blog six years ago, and except for a few short months where I migrated to Medium (all the cool kids were using it), WordPress has been my CMS of choice. Back in 2013, I was still in university, and had no idea how to start a blog. I just knew I wanted to start a blog, and I wanted to own the content. After a few Google searches, I found WordPress, and the rest is history.

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