Learn GarageBand: Mac Video Training

Video description

Anyone can rock out with GarageBand '08! Create songs with easy-to-customize pre-made music loops, all the way up to pro-grade recording tools for the working musician, GarageBand has you covered. Our video training helps you get the most out of the music program that comes with every new Mac. Watch us show you how to make a song that would have needed a million-dollar recording studio just a few years ago. Turn your passion into a podcast and share it with the world, with better sound than any radio station. Finally, burn your mastered recordings to disc, or export them as MP3's. It's never been easier!

Table of contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Introduction 00:01:20
    2. 1. What is GarageBand? 00:00:56
    3. 2. Who Uses GarageBand 00:01:34
    4. 3. What You Need 00:01:29
    5. 4. Installing, Upgrading, & Updating 00:02:05
    6. 5. Launching GarageBand 00:00:53
    7. 6. Magic GarageBand
  2. The Screen
    1. 7. Sample Project
    2. 8. The Track Mixer
    3. 9. Transport Controls
    4. 10. Loop Browser & Track Editor
    5. 11. Track Info Sidebar
    6. 12. Media Browser Sidebar
    7. 13. Menus & Getting Help
    8. 14. Keyboard & Musical Typing Windows
  3. Making Music With Loops
    1. 15. Creating a New Project
    2. 16. Setting Up the Screen
    3. 17. The Loop Browser
    4. 18. Real & Software Instruments
    5. 19. Loops Into New Tracks
  4. Building Your Mix
    1. 20. Drums & Percussion
    2. 21. Bass & Rhythm
    3. 22. Melodies & Harmonies
    4. 23. Basic Mixing
    5. 24. The Track Editor
    6. 25. Splitting, Merging & Moving Regions
    7. 26. Modifying Notes & Tuning
    8. 27. Track Info Sidebar
    9. 28. Changing Software Instruments
    10. 29. Basic EffectsGetting Connected
    11. 30. Cables & Interfaces
    12. 31. Audio & Midi Settings
    13. 32. Guitars & Other Electric Instruments
    14. 33. Connecting a MIDI Keyboard
    15. 34. Microphones Input
  5. Getting Other Sounds
    1. 35. Loops as a Foundation
    2. 36. Getting a Good Guitar Sound
    3. 37. Recording a Riff
    4. 38. Recording a Solo
    5. 39. Cycle Regions & Multiple Takes
    6. 40. Recording a MIDI Keyboard
    7. 41. Adding Percussion
    8. 42. Recording Vocal Tracks
  6. Mixing, Editing & Sharing
    1. 43. Choosing Your Preferred Takes
    2. 44. Copying & Pasting Riffs
    3. 45. Fixing MIDI Mistakes
    4. 46. Correcting Tuning & Timing
    5. 47. Basic Track Automation
    6. 48. Exporting Your Song
  7. Recording a Podcast
    1. 49. New Podcast Project
    2. 50. Podcast Track
    3. 51. Auto-Ducking
    4. 52. Adding Music & Sound Effects
    5. 53. Adding Chapters, Artwork & Links
    6. 54. Exporting Your Podcast
  8. Bonus GarageBand '08 Web Videos
    1. 55. Changing Software Instruments
    2. 56. Master Pitch & Tempo
    3. 57. iPhone Ringtones
  9. Bonus GarageBand '09 Update Videos
    1. 1. What's new In GarageBand ’09
    2. 2. New Interface Design and Electric Guitar tracks
    3. 3. Startup Screen & Templates
    4. 4. New Learn to Play and Lesson Store
    5. 5. Enhancements to Magic GarageBand

Product information

  • Title: Learn GarageBand: Mac Video Training
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: September 2010
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780132595339