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  • view course page for Getting Started in the Business of Songwriting

    Get started in the business of songwriting. Learn about all of the major organizations, rights, and procedures that songwriters have to deal with in the music business.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Songwriting in GarageBand

    Songwriting in GarageBand with Garrick Chow

    Learn how to write, record, and mix a song in GarageBand in 9 simple steps.

    1h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for GarageBand Essential Training

    GarageBand is free and comes with every Mac. Learn how to lay down tracks with its built-in loops or record your own music with real instruments.

    4h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started in Audio and Music Production

    Learn about the jobs, equipment, DAWs, and training you need to get started down an audio learning path.

    25m 20s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for GarageBand for Mac New Features

    Discover the top 10 new features in GarageBand for Mac OS X 10.9, and how they can lead to better recordings.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with SONAR X2

    Take control of every step of the audio production process and start making great sounding music in this fast-paced SONAR X2 tutorial.

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: AmpliTube

    Introduces AmpliTube, a studio-quality app for playing guitar and bass through the iPad and recording a collection of classic and modern guitar sounds.

    1h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: GarageBand

    Presents GarageBand for the iPad—an inexpensive app that allows you to record and edit music with both real and virtual instruments.

    2h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: Inputs, Mics, and MIDI

    Shows off the latest techniques and devices for recording live music with the iPad using accessories like the Alesis iO Dock, amps, and microphones.

    1h 6m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: Auria

    Record great-sounding music with Auria, the first major digital audio workstation designed specifically for the iPad.

    2h 41m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with REAPER 4

    Learn your way around REAPER, an inexpensive but powerful DAW for recording live performances and MIDI tracks.

    2h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with FL Studio

    Get started making music with the popular one-stop shop for music production, FL Studio.

    2h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Audacity

    Shows nonaudio professionals how to set up Audacity, a free audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and start recording live audio.

    1h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Audition CS6 Essential Training

    Demonstrates all of the major features of Audition and prepares sound editors to start enhancing and correcting audio—whether it's music, dialogue, or other sound effects.

    4h 40m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iTunes 10 Essential Training

    Covers organizing, sharing, and enjoying digital audio and video files with iTunes.

    4h 34m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iTunes 9 Essential Training

    Explores all aspects of Apple's popular music and media management application, from basic audio management and playback to advanced syncing.

    4h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Soundbooth CS4 Getting Started

    A succinct introduction to the latest version of Adobe's versatile audio editing application.

    40m 30s
    Beginner
     
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“Thumbs-up for adding more audio courses. I especially like the general-concept recording courses that are software independent. Thanks for the great service!” —Chris H.
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