Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a click track, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
…One of my biggest pet peeves with GarageBand, and…this is something I've been wishing they'd improve since the…first version came out, is that as you're recording your…tracks it can become increasingly difficult to hear the metronome.…As we've heard, the metronome in GarageBand sounds like this.…First of all, it's not the most distinct sound and secondly…there is no way to adjust its volume up or down.…It can be really hard to hear this short, clicking…sound when you're recording a loud instrument like drums or guitar.…So what I want to show you in this movie is how to create your…own loop that you can use as a metronome, also known as a click track.…To start with, we want to find a sound or sounds…that will be easy to hear over the music you are recording.…
I have a new project in which I've created a software track.…With it selected, I'm going to come over to the library, and…I'll choose Drum Kit.…And I'll just select, say, the Brooklyn drum kit.…Now, I still have my MIDI keyboard connected to my MAC, so…
- Creating a new project
- Adding tracks
- Working with loops
- Recording Software Instrument tracks
- Getting real sounds into your Mac
- Recording and compositing multiple tracks
- Arranging, editing, and mixing your project
- Sharing your music with the Share menu
- Controlling GarageBand remotely from an iPad
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 11/24/2014. What changed?
A: We added one new movie ("What's new in GarageBand 10.0.3") and revised three others ("Customizing the bass sound," "Using Audio Unit and third-party plugins," and "Using the Share menu") to reflect the changes in GarageBand 10.0.3.
Q: This course was updated on 8/03/2015. What changed?
A: We added two new movies, one covering the general 6/30/2015 update to GarageBand and one at the end of chapter 3 on working with and automating the new synth sounds and Transform Pad.
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1. Getting Started
2. Working with Loops and Drummer
3. Working with Software Instruments
4. Working with Real Instruments
5. Arranging, Editing, and Mixing Your Project
6. Exporting, Sharing, and Archiving Your Project
7. Other Features
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