MasterWorks DVD: Quick Start Guide to GarageBand

MasterWorks DVD: Quick Start Guide to GarageBand

MasterWorks DVD: Quick Start Guide to GarageBand

MasterWorks DVD: Quick Start Guide to GarageBand

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Quick Start Guide to GarageBand - 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. The video training helps you get the most out of the music program that comes with every new Mac.

Learn 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.

Create Your Song
Learn to make great tunes even if you have no musical training
Craft Your Sound
Record your guitar, MIDI keyboard, or microphone with professional effects
Build Your Mix
Edit takes and fix mistakes to create your ultimate master recording
Share Your Tracks
Export your audio to MP3, iTunes, CD, or the web in a few simple steps
Podcasts & More
Let GarageBand be your podcast studio engineer, then learn to make iPhone ringtones and more in bonus web videos

Getting Started

What is GarageBand?
Who Uses GarageBand
What You Need
Installing, Upgrading, & Updating
Launching GarageBand
Magic GarageBand

The Screen

Sample Project
The Track Mixer
Transport Controls
Loop Browser & Track Editor
Track Info Sidebar
Media Browser Sidebar
Menus & Getting Help
Keyboard & Musical Typing Windows

Making Music With Loops

Creating a New Project
Setting Up the Screen
The Loop Browser
Real & Software Instruments
Loops Into New Tracks

Building Your Mix

Drums & Percussion
Bass & Rhythm
Melodies & Harmonies
Basic Mixing
The Track Editor
Splitting, Merging & Moving Regions
Modifying Notes & Tuning
Track Info Sidebar
Changing Software Instruments
Basic Effects

Getting Connected

Loops as a Foundation
Getting a Good Guitar Sound
Recording a Riff
Recording a Solo
Cycle Regions & Multiple Takes
Recording a MIDI Keyboard
Adding Percussion
Recording Vocal Tracks

Mixing, Editing & Sharing

Choosing Your Preferred Takes
Copying & Pasting Riffs
Fixing MIDI Mistakes
Correcting Tuning & Timing
Basic Track Automation
Exporting Your Song

Recording a Podcast

New Podcast Project
Adding Music & Sound Effects
Adding Chapters, Artwork & Links
Exporting Your Podcast

Bonus GarageBand '08 Web Videos

Changing Software Instruments
Master Pitch & Tempo
iPhone Ringtones

Bonus GarageBand '09 Update Videos

Changing Software Instruments
Master Pitch & Tempo
iPhone Ringtones

Bonus GarageBand '09 Update Videos

What's new In GarageBand '09
New Interface Design and Electric Guitar tracks
Startup Screen & Templates
New Learn to Play and Lesson Store
Enhancements to Magic GarageBand
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Subject Software Tutorials
Author Not Specified by Manufacturer
Edition First
Hard/Soft Cover DVD
Pages Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions DVD
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number Product #: QSIGB
Publisher Mac Video Training
Date Published 2009
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.9 x 4.7 x 0.1"

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