GarageBand '11 Power!:: The Comprehensive Recording and Podcasting Guide

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Cengage Learning, 2011 - Computers - 432 pages
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Ready to explore music composition, recording, podcasting, audio/video blogging, remixing/mashing, sound design for video editing or DVD creation, or learning to play the guitar or piano with GarageBand? Great! This book will show you how. GarageBand is o
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Software Installation and Getting Connected
1
Chapter 2 Choosing Your Project Type
19
Chapter 3 GarageBand Preferences and the User Interface
53
Chapter 4 Working with Tracks
93
Chapter 5 Recording and Editing Real Instruments and Electric Guitar Tracks
123
Chapter 6 Recording with Software Instruments
179
Chapter 7 Working with Apple Loops
197
Chapter 8 Magic GarageBand Jam Walkthrough
223
Chapter 10 Podcasting
285
Chapter 11 Mixing and Automation
299
Chapter 12 Sharing and Archiving Your GarageBand Projects
339
Chapter 13 GarageBand Learn to Play Music Lessons
359
GarageBand Jam Packs
385
GarageBand 11 Keyboard Shortcuts
393
Index
399
Copyright

Chapter 9 Arrangements
273

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Todd M. Howard is an accomplished songwriter, musician, and performer and is the bassist and vocalist in the acoustic Americana roots quartet Last Fair Deal. Todd co-produced the band's 2005 album, True Tales. Currently he is working with up and coming singer/songwriters Ally LaRoche and Bill Bonnell, producing both artist's debut albums. Todd is the founder and principal of Howard Digital Media, a creative media development company. The company works in the fields of film and video production, DVD authoring, website design and development, music composition and production and Mac software training. After years of working as a tech/film/music blogger, Todd is currently exploring opportunities to bring his home recording instructional expertise back to the blogosphere. He has conducted hundreds of hours of training seminars and one-on-one instruction with Mac OS X, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, GarageBand, Logic Pro, Adobe Photoshop, as well as HTML/CSS and the principles of website design. Also an independent filmmaker, Todd was the producer and co-editor of the independent feature film The Trouble with Boys and Girls, and was the editor of Spare Me a short film directed by Guin Turner (Go Fish, American Psycho, The L Word), which was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival. In addition to creating a graphic design and animation training podcast series for Adobe in 2007, Todd was the author and instructor on four DVD-based training titles released by Magnet Media/Zoom-In: The award-winning Inside Mac OS X: 10.4 Tiger, Inside iLife '06, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 Jumpstart, and Mac OS X: 10.5 Leopard Jumpstart.

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