Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding region types, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
…Before we wrap up this chapter and start looking at creating…music, I want to quickly explain one more important concept in GarageBand.…I've thrown together a project here that…contains several tracks featuring different types of instruments.…Every time you record a real or software instrument track or place…a loop on a track, you create a different region on that track.…And as you can see here, there are different colors of…regions, and they're not set up that way just to look pretty.…Each color represents a different type of region.…It may seem like a trivial matter…at first, but it's actually very important because…you can do certain types of edits and changes to some regions but not to others.…
I know this sounds sort of vague and mysterious,…but it'll start to make sense as we go along.…For now, just note that green regions are regions that were created…either from recorded software instruments, software…instrument loops, or imported MIDI files.…Blue regions are recordings that are recorded on audio tracks when…
- 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.
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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