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Over my 15-year career as a performer and musician, I’ve always looked for ways to bring the studio experience to the stage. This pursuit inevitably led me to using a computer as the heart of my live setup. Here are five things I’ve learned from the cold, hard experience of working with computers onstage.

Just getting started? Revisiting the fundamentals? We've collected the lessons and content you need to brush up on the basics.

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