RECORDING TRICKS AND TECHNIQUES

In this next section we'll look at a few universal recording tricks that work with GarageBand as well as other recording software.

BOUNCING TRACKS

Bouncing is an old recording term that refers to a method used to get seven tracks of audio on a four-track analog tape recorder. The technique involves mixing three tracks onto track 4. Then, you erase tracks 1, 2, and 3 and record on tracks 1 and 2. Next, you mix them to track 3, erase tracks 1 and 2, and record on them again. This was working without a net, to say the least. Thankfully, the days of such destructive processes have passed.

But a derivative of this old trick can get you more tracks to record with in GarageBand.

As we have explained throughout this book, ...

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