Thanks for this confirmation … I will use then a similar approach.
Although I try to use variations for rackspaces which are generic (like one for hammond/piano, strings/piano etc) … my gig file is already like 70 MB.
My laptop is hidden remotely in the side fill of the stage. I want the audience to see a musican, not a computer nerd. They don’t have a clue what we are doing with GP. Laptop? Ok, must be a pure mp3 playback guy …
Once the gig is loaded during sound check I close the lid and don’t interact with the laptop for the whole show, 4 hours long. Song names are displayed on a small unobtrusive Android tablet by TouchOSC.
I can step song by song with a button on my MIDI controller.
How could I switch setlists by MIDI or OSC? Without having to fiddle around at my laptop?
Talkin to myself: A quick search of GPScript funtions showed ways to switch setlists by scripts and thus, commands. So it is possible. But more complicated than some fake songs to structure my setlist.
Actually, not offstage, but maybe I’m going to place the keyboard (with a stand) in between two keyboard, and the screen being in front of me 45 degrees tilted … but I need to do some testing if that’s safe enough (mostly we play on not too big stages, and I would hate some guitar neck knocking over my laptop.