Hot GarageBand How-Tos

How To: Make a beat in Apple GarageBand

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beat in Apple Garage Band. First, load Garage Band and then load a beat onto this. After this, you can find a melody by using the different bars on the left, to change the sounds and create different effects with the music. Use the bars on the side if you want to make your own beat, you can use anything from classical to hip hop beats. You can also add in more bass in sections you want to sound differently. Use the side bar to your advantage, so you ca...

How To: Record your voice on a Mac with Apple's GarageBand

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. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this clip.

How To: Create songs using loops on Garageband

Elliott Berring shows us how to create songs in GarageBand using Loops. First, launch GarageBand and create a new music project. Keep the default tempo, time signature, and key. Click on the Show Loops browser, indicated by the Eye icon in the bottom left of the window. In this example, he starts with a drum beat by choosing All Drums, then Rock/Blues. Find a beat you like, then drag it into the timeline. Position your cursor over the top right hand corner of the blue bar of the beat you just...

How To: Make your own podcast using Garageband

This video is describing how to create a podcast by using the Garage Band program on a Mac computer. Start by going to Garage Band and go to new podcast. Click create. Under the podcast you should choose what gender of voice that you would like. The top track is to add photos from your iPhoto. Select the voice that you would like to record on and click the record button on the bottom of the screen in order to begin. Record your podcast. Then to get your podcast into iTunes go to the share but...

How To: Get the auto-tune effect for GarageBand 08

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a auto-tune, T-Pain effect in the program, Garage Band. This task is easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by opening the program and import the vocal audio. In the time-line under Advanced, increase the Enhance Tuning to 100 and check Limit to Key. Then open the Track Info Pane and go to Details. Now set the Reverb to 30% and Echo to 17%. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in music editing, and would like to learn how to ...

How To: Mute the vuvuzela sounds from an audio recording

If you are watching the World Cup live and the vuvuzelas are driving you slowly (or quickly) insane, this video isn't going to help, sorry. However, if you are recording the World Cup or working with someone else's recordings of it, it is possible to almost completely eliminate the sound of the vuvuzelas while mixing in Garageband or another audio editing program. This video will show you how to create the proper parametric EQ's and mute the vuvuzelas while preserving the rest of the audio tr...

How To: Make and submit a podcast to the iTunes library

If you are ready to make your podcast more professional, have a look at this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to take an ordinary, amateur podcast and use different programs to make it sound more polished. This will bring your podcast up to professional grade and make it more likely to get distributed by larger companies.

How To: Add ringtones to your iPhone for free in GarageBand

Want to learn how to add ringtones to your iPhone for free? You can do it using GarageBand. First open both iTunes and GarageBand. After you open GarageBand, click Create A New Music Project. Use whichever title you would like and hit create. Close the keyboard, then go to the bottom of the page and click Hide and Close the Media bar. Make sure iTunes music is selected. Next, pick a song. Click and drag the song title to the beginning. Then GarageBand will convert the file. After the file is ...

How To: Use Garageband to create free ringtones to your iPhone

This tutorial is about how to get ringtones on your iPhone. The narrator starts out by showing us how to use an app called Garageband to load ringtones. He demonstrates how to load the application, then open the file to search for a song that you wish to download. He clicks on the song and drags it to the import window. Once the song is there, create a cycle region by clicking the icon along the bottom of the screen to turn the cycle region on. Next, he shows how to use the yellow bar across ...

How To: Make your own iPhone ringtones in GarageBand

In this how-to, Gary Rosenzweig shows you how to use GarageBand to make your own iPhone ringtones. You can use music and effects from GarageBand, or import your own sound files. Then you can transfer them to your iPhone via iTunes and assign them as your main ringtone or specific ringtones for specific contacts. You can also go to http://macmost.com/iphoneringtones/ to get some free ringtones to use.