Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Transposing loops, part of GarageBand Essential Training (2014).
…As I've mentioned a few times already, one of the…greatest advantages of working with loops is that you can…change the tempo, the key and even the time signature…of your song even after you've laid down several tracks.…Most likely, you won't be changing the time signature…too often, which can create weird effects when you, for…instance, drag loops that are meant to be played…in three four into what was previously a 4/4 song.…But you'll probably find yourself tricking the key of the…song occasionally and the tempo of the song more than occasionally.…If your song is made entirely out of loops like this…one is, changing the key and the tempo aren't really a problem.…
The same thing goes even if you have some recorded software instruments you played.…But you can even transpose and change the tempo…of recorded real instruments in Garage Band, but you…don't want to stray too far from the recorded…tempo and key of the song when changing real instruments.…More on that when we get to the chapter on real instruments, but for now, I…
- 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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