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OS X Mountain Lion All-in-One For Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 5: Becoming a Superstar with GarageBand

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arrow.png Navigating the GarageBand window

arrow.png Adding tracks and loops to your song

arrow.png Repeating loops and extending your song

arrow.png Building arrangements

arrow.png Adding effects to instruments

arrow.png Exporting your work to iTunes and iWeb

arrow.png Burning your song to an audio CD

When I was a kid, I always thought that real rock stars trashed their instruments after a hard night’s worth of jamming — you know, like The Who, Led Zeppelin, KISS, and the Rolling Stones. Guitars got set on fire, or pounded into the stage, or thrown into the crowd like beads during a Mardi Gras parade.

I can make my own music now, but you’ll never see me trash my instrument! I compose music on my Mac with GarageBand, Apple’s music-making component in the iLife application suite. You can solo ...

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