Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting from scratch in a new project, part of Songwriting in GarageBand.
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…When you first launch GarageBand, you'll usually…see the last project you were working with.…But in this case, I want to start fresh, so I'll choose File New.…That opens this new project window where we can select…from several templates representing different…styles of music and recording environments.…For example, if you're a keyboard player,…you might choose the Keyboard Collection which sets…up a new project with 15 tracks,…each already assigned with a different keyboard instrument.…I'll go ahead and close that without saving.…If you choose, say, the Amp collection, you'll get…multiple tracks that have been assigned a variety of guitar…amps, which can be a quick way to play around…with several different sounds if you're an electric guitar player.…
Let's close that again.…But, for this example, I'm going to go with the Songwriter template.…As you'll see in a moment, that'll give you a…new project that's already been set up with tracks for drums,…vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass and piano, perfect for quickly…
Want to learn about other tools for songwriting? Check out Songwriting in Pro Tools.