For those of us who can’t read music and play by ear, teaching someone a song you wrote is always a struggle to explain, especially when you’re dealing with trained musicians. Without the guidance of sheet music and proper notation you’re stuck trying to verbalize the chord changes and movements of a song. This can be frustrating and time consuming but with a few short steps I’m going to show you How to View and Print Sheet Music in Garageband.Read More
Collaboration between fellow artists and producers is a great way to network and expand your musical horizons. However, most email providers have a limit on the size and file types they allow you to send. Compressing large audio projects into compact Zip files is standard procedure for modern musicians.Read More
When collaborating with other artists you'll often need to share tracks from your Garageband project. Unless you partners are also using Garageband, or Logic Pro X, they will have no way of extracting the individual tracks so, you'll have to do it for them.Read More
Whether you're sampling audio for your rap song or you're a cheerleader creating a mix track, you're going to need to know how to edit audio files on Garageband. Much like our previous tutorial on How to make custom Ringtones, we start with a template, add an audio file and edit per usual. Let's take a look at how that works in the following steps.Read More
Thursday, Apple dropped an update for Garageband along with the long anticipated release of OS X Yosemite. This latest update, version 10.0.3, features support for OS X Yosemite and Accessibility enhancements but there are a few prominent "improvements" that might rub already jaded Garageband users the wrong way.Read More
If you're anything like me, you're constantly switching up the alert tones on your phone and you change your ringtone almost monthly. If you had it your way, you'd have a ringtone for every person in your contacts. Well this can be tough, and it can get old really quickly, especially when most of the default ringtones are pretty lame. You're in luck because today's tutorial is great for everyone who is bored with the default tones and really doesn't want to spend the money to buy new ones.Read More
In this episode we'll take a deeper look into Apple Loops for Garageband 10 for Mac OS XRead More
In this episode we'll take a deeper look into the Smart Controls & Master Track in Garageband 10 for Mac OS XRead More
You have several other Track Automation options to choose from in addition to Volume & Pan. You can adjust any of the Effects in the Smart Controls for each track, from the frequency of the EQ to the Compression as well as the Reverb.Read More
In this weeks episode we're going to answer some questions that we received recently:
- How to adjust the volume for tracks & apple loops?
- How to cut out parts of a song?