GarageBand '11 Power! The Comprehensive Recording and Podcasting Guide, teaches you everything you need to know to make your own music, podcasts and movie scores using GarageBand. All you ever wanted to know about music composition, recording, podcasting, audio/video blogging, remixing/mashing, sound design for video editing or DVD creation, or just learning to play the guitar or piano with GarageBand. Best of all, GarageBand comes free with your Imac. This updated version, also explores the new Groove Matching functionality, Flex Time editing systems. "How'd I Play?" feature within Learn To Play Lessons, and explains the all new electric guitar stompbox effects and new amplifier models.
- About the Author
- Todd M. Howard is an accomplished songwriter, musician, and performer and is the bassist/vocalist in the acoustic American roots quartet Last Fair Deal. He co-produced and mixed the band's most recent album, True Tales. In addition to playing bass for several other bands and recording artists, Todd is founder and principal of Howard Digital Media, a Massachusetts-based creative media development company. In 2011, Todd produced two records for new artists Ally LaRoche and Bill Bonnell, and he is currently co-producing San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Karmen Buttler's upcoming release. He recently authored and produced a video-based web training series on Corel Painter 11, created a graphic design and animation training podcast series for Adobe in 2007, and was the author and instructor on four DVD-based training titles in the Digital Media Training Series produced by Magnet Media: Inside Mac OS X: 10.4 Tiger, Inside iLife '06, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 Jumpstart, and Mac OS X: 10.5 Leopard Jumpstart.
- Table of Contents
- Introduction 1. Software Installation and Getting Connected 2. Choosing Your Project Type 3. GarageBand Preferences and the User Interface 4. Working with Tracks 5. Recording and Editing Real Instruments and Electric Guitar Tracks 6. Recording with Software Instruments 7. Working with Apple Loops 8. Magic GarageBand Jam Walkthrough 9. Arrangements 10. Podcasting 11. Mixing and Automation 12. Sharing and Archiving Your GarageBand Projects 13. GarageBand Learn to Play Music Lessons Appendix A: GarageBand Jam Packs Appendix B: GarageBand '11 Keyboard Shortcuts Index