Compositing a final guitar solo from multiple takes


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Compositing a final guitar solo from multiple takes

Using the Multiple Takes feature in GarageBand to give yourself some choices is the name of the game with comping. I recorded several lead guitar passes in the last movie, and in this one we're going to use the Split function again to cut the audio region and to comp together a lead guitar part. Some may call this process frankensteining the guitar solo, but I like to think of it as creative jigsaw-puzzling. So the way that we're going to go about this is, just like we did when we punched bass in, is position the playhead before the Pre-Chorus and use the Split command, which is Command+T, and then move the playhead to the end of the Pre-Chorus, select the region we want to split, and Command+T again.

So let's do some quick housekeeping before moving on to comping the solo. I know that the original guitar part needs to be Take 1 at the beginning and Take 1 at the end. So for these two independent audio regions now I can jettison Take 2 through 6, because there was actually noth...

Compositing a final guitar solo from multiple takes
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Compositing a final guitar solo from multiple takes provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Todd Howard as part of the GarageBand '11 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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