Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Cycle recording, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
- [Instructor] Alright, let's continue working…with software instruments by adding a drum track…to this project.…Now we've already seen that you can add drums…and percussion to your project…in the form of prerecorded loops from the loop browser,…or by adding a drummer track to your project.…And while those are good options and appropriate…for many circumstances, there are times…when you'll really want a specific beat…or rhythm on your song,…and the only way to get exactly…what you want is to play it yourself.…And because we're adding software drums,…you don't even have to be a good drummer,…or have a perfect sense of rhythm.…As long as you get close to what you want,…you can correct your performance afterwards.…
So let's create a new software instrument track.…With it selected from the library, I'll choose Drum Kit.…And let's find a drum kit to play, just select the kit here.…And I'll hit some notes on the MIDI keyboard…I have connected to my Mac.…(drums beating)…Really though, since I'm playing software drums,…
- 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 others
Skill Level Beginner
Learning Songwriting: GarageBandwith Garrick Chow1h 36m Beginner
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Recordingwith Larry Crane2h 21m Intermediate
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
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