Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Use the Arrangement track, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
- [Narrator] Traditionally, when you recorded a song,…you had to have its arrangement already worked out,…meaning you had to know how the Intro, Verses, Choruses,…Bridges, Ending, and other sections of your song…were gonna be organized before you started recording,…because changing the order of these sections afterwards,…was pretty difficult, especially before computers,…but with Garage Band, if you decide after recording,…that you prefer the song to start with the Chorus…before it gets into the First Verse,…you can easily make that change simply…by dragging the section of your song around,…instead of having to re-record the entire thing,…and we do this with something called the Arrangement track,…so this song we've been working with,…we have an Intro, a Verse, a Chorus, a Second Verse,…a Guitar Solo, a Middle Eight, a Final Verse,…and a Final Chorus, and then Outro.…
Now, the first step is to identify…these sections in the Arrangement track,…to do this, we go up to the Track Menu,…and choose Show Arrangement Track,…
- 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 others
Skill Level Beginner
Learning Songwriting: GarageBandwith Garrick Chow1h 36m Beginner
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Recordingwith Larry Crane2h 21m 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
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