In This Chapter
Navigating the GarageBand window
Adding tracks and loops to your song
Repeating loops and extending your song
Adding effects to instruments
Exporting your work to iTunes
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 on all ...