Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Splitting a drum track into multiple tracks, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
…Previously, I recorded this drum track onto a…single region in a single soft instrument track.…One of the frustrations people have when recording softer instrument drums is that…all of the individual drum parts, the kick, the snare, and the hi hat.…In this case, all end up together in this one region.…So it's not really possible to mix the drums, for example, by bringing up the…volume of the kick drum without bringing up…the volume of everything else on the track.…One of the advantages of recording real drums…is that you can set up multiple mics to mic each drum individually.…And record them to separate tracks so they then can be individually mixed.…
But we can actually split our softer drums onto their own separate tracks.…It's a bit of a time-consuming manual procedure,…there is no automatic way to do it.…But if you want that kind of control over your mix, in…terms of being able to bring the level of individual up and down.…This is something you might want to do.…If you have access to the exercise files, you can work along with me by opening…
- 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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