Power Tools for Garage Band: Creating Music with Audio Recording, MIDI Sequencing, and Loops

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Hal Leonard Corporation, Sep 1, 2004 - Music - 129 pages
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(Book). Apple's GarageBand gives musicians of all levels an affordable tool to create extraordinary sounds. Power Tools for GarageBand teaches pros and aspiring artists how to get the most out of this software offering in-depth lessons, tips, and tricks to create music using loops, MIDI sequencing, and audio recording. With these power tools in hand, the sonically inclined can create ultraphonic designs.
 

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Contents

Whats Hot About GarageBand
11
Loops
12
MIDI Sequencing
13
Software Instruments
14
Expandability
15
Apple Loops
17
Green vs Blue
19
Track Sharing
20
Software Instruments
53
Filtering
55
Envelopes
56
SampleBased Software Instruments
57
AnalogStyle Synths
59
DigitalStyle Synths
65
Modeled Synths
69
Effects
73

Loop Cropping
21
Beat Splicing
22
Fills and Rolls Part 1
23
Fills and Rolls Part 2
25
Rhythmic Gating
26
Rolling Your Own Loops
27
Making the Most of the Loop Utility
28
Audio
31
Gain Structure
33
Editing Tips
36
MIDI
43
Reassigning Drum Kits
44
Editing Apple Loops
46
Hocketing
47
Combining Drum Kits
49
Quantization Tricks
50
Mod Wheel Controller Tricks
51
Echo Tricks
52
Compressor
74
Other Effects
76
Master Effects
86
Mastering Effects
88
Mixing
91
Ten Essential Mixing Tips and Techniques
96
Troubleshooting Your Mixes
102
Expanding GarageBand
105
Freeware Synth PlugIns
106
Freeware Effects
110
Loop Libraries
113
TimeSavers and Helper Apps
116
Online Resources
118
Acknowledgments
119
On the CD
120
Index
122
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