Recording a Software Instrument track


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Recording a Software Instrument track

It's time to add some keyboards to the track. I am kind of hearing a nice distant echoey piano part in my head and I'll try to achieve some of what I am imagining and we can refine it when we get to the mixing process in a later chapter. For now I have my MIDI keyboard connected, so I'll take this opportunity to record a part just using a piano sound with some echo and maybe a bit of reverb on it and I'll take some time to edit the sound later. New track, double-click Software Instrument, and here's our piano sound, by default Grand Piano, and that's fine. I'll use that.

I am going to make a couple of adjustments to the sound before I record. I am going to turn the Compressor on. Without it, Ground Piano, it's sort of pretty soft and I want to get a little more juice out of it. So add compression, I am going to open this window up and actually increase the Compression Ratio a little bit so we get some more out of this sound. A part of that is the gain that w...

Recording a Software Instrument track
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Recording a Software Instrument track provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Todd Howard as part of the GarageBand '11 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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GarageBand
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