GarageBand is a powerful tool for Mac OS X that lets you edit and tweak audio tracks. One of the many audio editing capabiltiies of the program is the ability to reduce the vocals in a song. Take a look at this guide on how to edit the song's vocals so they aren't so loud usin ...more
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Do you think that Avril Lavigne has nothing on you when it comes to belting it out on the mic? Then you probably prefer karaoke versions of songs to the real ones so you can hone your vocal chops to your favorite tunes. Don't Miss: 6 Ways to Remove the Vocal Track from Any So ...more
This Apple software tutorial shows you how to import an audio file into GarageBand. Learn how to add pre-recoded audio files to your project, and use GarageBand's tools to make an arrangement.
Anyone with a Mac knows the power of GarageBand, but not all iLife users know the ways to slow or speed up their songs in GarageBand. This video will show you exactly how to change the tempo of your song creations, which is actually a really simple thing to do. Changing the t ...more
In this Apple Garageband software tutorial you will learn how to use Garageband to create your own beats from scratch. See how you can use the tools available in Garageband to make beats.
It doesn't do a lot of good to create songs in GarageBand and never get to share or play them. Watch this tutorial and see how to export your songs to iTunes to load them on your iPod, the web or your AppleTV.
Yes, you can use GarageBand's Auto Tune to sound like T Pain and Kanya West. To start with, in GarageBand, click the plus sign in the bottom left hand corner to create a new track. A window will pop up, Real Instrument Track should be selected by default. Click the Create butt ...more
If you play the electric guitar, you can plug it right into your Mac and lay down a solo track or play along with a song you've already started in Garageband. Just connect your guitar to an adapter and connect the adapter to your Mac.
Use autotune on Garageband with your MacFirst, create a new track. Click on real instrumental track. Create. Record your voice. Listen to the recording. Go to view, hide track editor. Go to enhance tuning. You can bring it to max for the TPain effect or choose the enhance tuni ...more
This video will show you how to manipulate the master track of a song in GarageBand to gradually increase tempo, volume, and pitch. Learn how to speed a song up, or slow a song down. Follow the instructions of this tutorial and you'll make beautiful music.
Looking for a guide on how to transition or fade between two different tracks or audio regions within Apple GarageBand? This clip will show you precisely how it's done. Fortunately, it's quite easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video software tutorial can present a complet ...more
After you've created a song you're happy with, you'll probably want to use it with your other projects, including iPhoto, iDVD, and iWeb projects, or just listen to it on your iPod. You can easily export your song from Garageband to your iTunes library.
This software tutorial will show you how to email GarageBand files. Learn how to zip the GarageBand file and create an archive so you can email your GarageBand music files.
This tutorial will show you how to take a song from GarageBand and play it backwards, using iMovie. Find out what the secret messages are in your favorite songs. You can follow the instructions in this video to learn how to reverse a song using GarageBand and iMovie. Part 1 of ...more
It's called the AUDynamicProcessor, and it's very helpful when it comes to mastering your songs in GarageBand. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to utilize and manipulate the sound dynamics of your songs in GarageBand using the AUDynamicProcessor filter, which effects t ...more
In this video, Gary from MacMost demonstrates how to use GarageBand to edit audio. He creates an empty GarageBand project,and then imports an audio file by dragging it in. He demonstrates how to move to any point within the audio file and view the waveform. To edit out a part, ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to teach your kids about music using GarageBand. GarageBand is a great way to help teach your kids about music and your favorite music! The kid can run the mouse over all the instruments on the stage and they will light up. The kid can play the n ...more
Learn how to create recordings of your voice with GarageBand on an Apple computer running Mac OS X. This guide will teach you everything you'll need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a thorough overview of the process in just over eight minutes. ...more
Your song is starting to take shape now. You can create some tension with your loops in GarageBand by varying how your song develops over time. So, rather than a simple repetition of loops, you can create what's called a call and response, where the tracks play off each other.
Raptips.com has put together a video complication about a music making software called GarageBand. GarageBand is only available on Mac computers. It is a very easy to use and a fun program. This teaches you how to make your own songs and beats. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make your o ...more
***WARNING*** Do not record ANYTHING without strict permission from the person or persons or artist that you're recording. If there's a lecture online that you'd like to record, or if you like something else that's on the Internet and want to save the audio for later use on y ...more
This Apple software tutorial shows you how to explore MIDI files and learn how to use them in your GarageBand songs. Learn how to import MIDI song files into GarageBand.
Want to pitch correct vocals on your Mac without dropping $120 on Antares Auto-Tune? If you've got GarageBand 2, you can — and easily at that with GarageBand's own, built-in pitch correct feature. Get that pop radio sound with this how-to.
Included in GarageBand 11 are a number of powerful time-altering tools, tools that were previously only available in Apple's deluxe DAW, Logic. In this video tutorial, we learn how to use GarageBand 11's Groove Matching and Flex Time features.
Adding music to iMovie projects is a great way to create ambiance for your movie. With Garageband, you can create your own music for your movies. You can also add sound effects and enhance the sound recorded with your movie. When you're finished, you can export your movie to s ...more
When you listen to a software instrument track that you've recorded in GarageBand, you might decide you want to alter the sound of your track. For example, you can change your track to sound like a different instrument. You can use the miniature keyboard to audition different ...more
Want to become an audio-mixing engineer? GarageBand '08 is the perfect place to start. It isn't the most advanced software out there, but it's easy to use and will get the job done. Great for beginners, watch this tutorial and learn how to get started.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to mix songs in GarageBand '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing your photo ...more
You can give your song texture by adjusting individual tracks to become louder and softer to emphasize particular moments. With GarageBand, this process is easy and yields professional-sounding results.
Now you're ready to start scoring music for your movie. When you click "Play," the movie plays. It's synchronized to the music timeline so you can add sound to play at exactly the right moments. In addition, you can see the movie frames in the same timeline as your music.
This tutorial tells you how to use pitch and speed in GarageBand '08. In GarageBand '08, they work independently from each other to allow for greater control of key and tempo.
GarageBand '08 has a new feature that allows you to record multiple takes. This way you can keep them all and review them later to choose the best one. Watch this tutorial and learn how to use the multiple takes feature.
GarageBand '08 contains a ton of Apple loops that are already built in, but if you're a musician, you're probably going to want to create and add your own. This tutorial will show you how to add loops to your library and then how to add those loops to songs.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to play piano with GarageBand '09 piano lessons. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ma ...more
You don't need a band to play and record your own songs. With Garageband and your Mac, you'll be making music right away.
If money or noise constraints are keeping you from plugging into your favorite Marshall stack, this home-recording how-to is for you. With it, you'll learn make an acoustic guitar sound like an electric one using Apple's GarageBand DAW software.
If you've just exported your masterpiece from GarageBand and found that your volume on the song is too low, then you're going to have to fix it. And increasing the levels on your "too quiet" song, you just need to get back into GarageBand and make some adjustments. See how to ...more
With all these elements in place, you're well on your way to a great song. Garageband makes it easy. But just like you wanted a clever intro, you'll want to come up with a way to end your song. An ending can provide resolution and let your audience know the song is coming to a ...more
GarageBand is a computer software program that creates various types of music. Use GarageBand plugins to make tracks to your liking in this free music software video series from a music studio owner and producer. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use plug-ins in GarageBand. Use plug-ins i ...more
Adding a melody to your rhythm section can make your song memorable and provide some variation. GarageBand makes it easy to add and change melodies from various instruments.