The Essentials of Mixing and Editing in GarageBand
In iLife, GarageBand and its many tools can mix and edit your tracks until you’ve got the best possible recording. Mixing is the process of controlling and balancing the volume of all tracks and adding track effects while combining all tracks into a final song. You recombine them in such a way as to bring out subtleties in the music.
In iLife '11's GarageBand, you can create a track for one or more loop regions by dragging a loop into an empty space on the timeline. Follow these steps to repeat a track in a loop sequence: [more…]
GarageBand '11 offers a visual depiction of a song using a timeline. When you drag a loop to the timeline, or record into a track, iLife's GarageBand represents the music with a region in the timeline [more…]
In iLife, being able to copy and paste regions in GarageBand is useful: You can perform a task once and repeat it thousands of times. You can even copy multiple regions in different tracks at one time. [more…]
In iLife '11, GarageBand offers a special Arrangement Track for defining vertical arrangement regions in a song, just as an arranger would define sections in a chart, and use labels such as Verse and Chorus [more…]
Overdubbing occurs when you record directly over a part of a song, replacing the instrument part with a new part. With GarageBand in iLife '11, you overdub by creating a [more…]
Using a separate track for each instrument and vocal performance is necessary in order to create the best results with your sound when recording with GarageBand in iLife '11. However, controlling all these [more…]