Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording a Real Instrument track, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
…Okay, so now that I have my guitar audio track created, and I've set it up…to accept input from my audio input device,…I'm ready to make my first real instrument recording.…The first thing I'm going to do is to place that…click track we created in the previous chapter into my project.…Again, the click track is like an adjustable metronome…track that's easier to hear than GarageBand's built-in metronome.…So I'll come over the loop browser typing click to search for it.…There it is.…Just drag it on to…its own track and we'll loop that out and let's put that…at the top since I like to click track at the top.…
And again it just sounds like this.…Also the song that we are going to record is in E minor.…So I'll change the project key just in case I want to add loops…later and if I do I want them to be in the right key.…And the tempo of 120 beats per minute is fine.…Alright so we've got our click track our project is properly set up.…I'm going to make sure the count in option is on, as you can see it's on…here, which as you'll recall gives you a…
- 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.
Learning Songwriting: GarageBandwith Garrick Chow1h 36m Beginner
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Mixingwith Larry Crane1h 51m 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
7. Other Features
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