This course is a comprehensive guide to the popular digital audio software from Apple, demonstrating the tools and techniques to create, edit, and publish music and podcasts. Author Garrick Chow covers the ins and outs of the application, from interfacing with external devices, exploring Apple Loops, and recording instrument and vocal tracks to creating successful mixes, performing edits, and sharing finished projects. Additionally, the course introduces the new features in GarageBand '11, including Flex Time and Groove Matching, which provide powerful methods for editing and tightening up the rhythmic timing of tracks.
Connecting instruments, MIDI controllers, mics, and speakers
Creating a project and specifying tempo, time signature, and key
Jumpstarting the recording process with Magic GarageBand
Recording real instruments, software instruments, and electric guitar tracks
Compositing a final track from multiple takes
Creating, naming, and organizing song sections using the Arrangement track