Join Damian Allen for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with drum tracks, part of GarageBand '09 Essential Training.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at breaking up a software instrument drum track, …so we can apply different effects to different drums in the part.…Let's start by listening to the beat as it stands right now. …(Music Plays)…The kick drum in this pattern is a little too punchy and stands out too far in the mix. …(Music Plays) …We want to apply an equalizer specifically to the kick drum to soften it up.…
But if we apply it to the Rock Kit track right now, it will also be…applied to the other drums.…Now, in this particular pattern, we have a strum snare and a ride. …(Music Plays) …Both of these would lose some of their high- end if we try to get rid of the punch from…the bass. So what we need to do is isolate the kick so the equalizer is only…applied to the kick drum.…Let's make sure the Rock Kit track is selected and then from the Track menu,…we'll choose Duplicate Track. We'll rename the new track, Kick.…
Now, I'll double-click the Rock Kit progression to open its track editor.…Now, that I've found the note that corresponds to the Kick, I'll Drag+Select…
- Creating a project from scratch
- Making music instantly with Magic GarageBand
- Learning the guitar and keyboard with the lessons in GarageBand
- Using piano and orchestral and analog synth software instruments
- Mixing tracks for a balanced composition
- Working with the new stomp boxes and virtual guitar amps
- Effectively applying reverb, echo, compressors, and EQ
- Exporting and sharing compositions
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started with GarageBand '09
What's new in GarageBand '091m 31s
2. Magic GarageBand
3. Taking Lessons
4. Recording with GarageBand
5. Working with Loops
6. Creating Electric Guitar Tracks
7. Using Software Instruments
8. Editing and Mixing
9. Sharing a Song
10. Additional Features
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