Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing the guitar sound, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
…One of the main advantages of…using GarageBand's built-in virtual guitar amps, is…that you can change the sound of the guitar even after you've recorded it.…When you mic a real guitar amp, the sound you record is determined by the settings…of the amp, the type of speaker cabinet…the amp is driving, the microphone you're using.…Where the microphone is placed, and the guitar itself.…And you're more or less committed to the sound that you capture.…Yes, you can make changes to the EQ…and apply other plug-ins or effects to a recorded…guitar amp.…But you can't really change the overall sound itself in any major way.…
But when you use GarageBand's built-in amp modelers, you…not only have access to an incredible collection of…virtual amps that emulate the sounds of some of…the most popular and iconic guitar amps in music history.…But you're free to customize and dial in your…guitar sound before, during, and after recording your tracks.…So let's take a look at how this works.…For this exercise, I've opened up the file called guitar_and_bass,…
- 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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