Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Get organized, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
- [Instructor] After you've recorded…and are satisfied with all of your individual tracks,…it's time to turn your attention to making them sound good…when they're all played together.…This process is called mixing and that's exactly…what you're doing.…You're figuring out exactly at what volume levels…you want to mix the individual tracks together…to produce the complete song.…I've opened up a sound called ruin us mixing…which is a full-length version of the song we…recorded in the previous chapter.…A vocal track has been added and as before…I've split the software drum track in two separate tracks…for kick, snare, toms, high hat and symbols.…
So we'll be mixing this song in this chapter.…I also wanna stress that I'm gonna be showing you…the way I like to work when mixing a song,…this is what works for me and I'm just gonna…pass along what I hope are some useful tips…that you can use in your own work,…but whatever you find works for you is just fine as well.…Now the first thing I like to do before I start…mixing is to do a little house cleaning.…
- 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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