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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 00:01:48
  2. The Screen
    1. 7. Sample Project 00:01:49
    2. 8. The Track Mixer 00:03:47
    3. 9. Transport Controls 00:02:23
    4. 10. Loop Browser & Track Editor 00:02:20
    5. 11. Track Info Sidebar 00:01:28
    6. 12. Media Browser Sidebar 00:01:29
    7. 13. Menus & Getting Help 00:02:45
    8. 14. Keyboard & Musical Typing Windows 00:02:11
  3. Making Music With Loops
    1. 15. Creating a New Project 00:01:17
    2. 16. Setting Up the Screen 00:00:56
    3. 17. The Loop Browser 00:01:14
    4. 18. Real & Software Instruments 00:01:11
    5. 19. Loops Into New Tracks 00:01:30
  4. Building Your Mix
    1. 20. Drums & Percussion 00:02:55
    2. 21. Bass & Rhythm 00:03:11
    3. 22. Melodies & Harmonies 00:02:43
    4. 23. Basic Mixing 00:02:17
    5. 24. The Track Editor 00:02:17
    6. 25. Splitting, Merging & Moving Regions 00:03:42
    7. 26. Modifying Notes & Tuning 00:02:28
    8. 27. Track Info Sidebar 00:01:49
    9. 28. Changing Software Instruments 00:01:36
    10. 29. Basic EffectsGetting Connected 00:02:31
    11. 30. Cables & Interfaces 00:01:51
    12. 31. Audio & Midi Settings 00:01:41
    13. 32. Guitars & Other Electric Instruments 00:02:24
    14. 33. Connecting a MIDI Keyboard 00:02:05
    15. 34. Microphones Input 00:01:39
  5. Getting Other Sounds
    1. 35. Loops as a Foundation 00:01:28
    2. 36. Getting a Good Guitar Sound 00:03:29
    3. 37. Recording a Riff 00:02:11
    4. 38. Recording a Solo 00:02:50
    5. 39. Cycle Regions & Multiple Takes 00:01:36
    6. 40. Recording a MIDI Keyboard 00:02:10
    7. 41. Adding Percussion 00:01:30
    8. 42. Recording Vocal Tracks 00:02:16
  6. Mixing, Editing & Sharing
    1. 43. Choosing Your Preferred Takes 00:02:39
    2. 44. Copying & Pasting Riffs 00:04:27
    3. 45. Fixing MIDI Mistakes 00:01:33
    4. 46. Correcting Tuning & Timing 00:03:36
    5. 47. Basic Track Automation 00:04:30
    6. 48. Exporting Your Song 00:04:34
  7. Recording a Podcast
    1. 49. New Podcast Project 00:01:13
    2. 50. Podcast Track 00:01:09
    3. 51. Auto-Ducking 00:01:54
    4. 52. Adding Music & Sound Effects 00:03:37
    5. 53. Adding Chapters, Artwork & Links 00:03:06
    6. 54. Exporting Your Podcast 00:03:44
  8. Bonus GarageBand '08 Web Videos
    1. 55. Changing Software Instruments 00:03:32
    2. 56. Master Pitch & Tempo 00:05:08
    3. 57. iPhone Ringtones 00:02:37
  9. Bonus GarageBand '09 Update Videos
    1. 1. What's new In GarageBand ’09 00:01:11
    2. 2. New Interface Design and Electric Guitar tracks 00:04:19
    3. 3. Startup Screen & Templates 00:01:45
    4. 4. New Learn to Play and Lesson Store 00:04:13
    5. 5. Enhancements to Magic GarageBand 00:03:54