New course announcement!
Today, we’re launching a brand-new, free course with one of our absolute favorite guitarists on the planet (we are not alone), Kaki King, and no, it’s not a course in guitar shreddery. In this course, Digital Pedalboards with Kaki King, we take a deep dive into how and why she uses the Apple MainStage 3 digital pedalboard, a MIDI foot controller, and expression pedal on the world tour circuit, and how you can lighten your load and streamline your live-processing setup for your next tour.
So often, guitarists who rely on pedals to provide them with expansive, performance-ready worlds of sound find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to streamlining their approach. On one hand, pedals can be a real pain — they’re cumbersome, batteries die, power supply chains fail, and, on long tours, many will need routine maintenance — yet, switching to a laptop feels like a betrayal of the instrumentalist’s code.
Kaki seems to have found the best possible solution for her innovative touring setup, so check out what she has to say in the video below, and head over to Digital Pedalboards with Kaki King to learn more and sign up.
Kaki King will “never go back” to a pedalboard. Here’s why.
Who is this course for?
This course is for tech-minded guitarists who might be interested in ditching their 99-piece pedalboard for a sleeker, more versatile setup. Kaki King is one of the world’s most renowned guitarists, and she takes you through her pedal setup so that you can come up with your own.
You don’t need to have a copy of Apple MainStage 3 to take this course, but it will certainly help.
What will I get out of it?
You’ll learn how Kaki creates a myriad of guitar effects using only Apple MainStage software, an audio interface, and two pedals. We’ll also walk you through how to set up your own Apple MainStage set so you can get started from scratch.
I really want to learn from Kaki, but I’m not sure this is the right topic. Is there something for me?
Hopefully very soon! We’re working with her on the idea of creating a more in-depth premium course with her deconstructing her artistic vision and relationship with the guitar. If you’d be interested in hearing more or getting notified when this course is ready, sign up here.
Ready to learn more about Digital Pedalboards with Kaki King? Go for it!