October 8, 2004
How to Do Everything with GarageBand is intended for musicians, composers, producers, teachers, and anyone else who wants to make music with Apple's GarageBand, part of the iLife suite. No previous experience with a computer as a musical tool is necessary, though readers will need to have a basic knowledge about how to use Mac OS X.
GarageBand opens the world of audio production to musician and non-musician alike. It lets you build a complete song out of pre-recorded loops, automatically matching the various loops' pitch and tempo so that they always play in sync. In addition, GarageBand boasts multitrack audio recording, multitrack MIDI recording, built-in effects, software-based instruments, and more.
How to Do Everything with GarageBand demonstrates the hottest features in version 1.1, including updates to the loop browser, software instruments, and effects. The book is written from a musician's perspective, and offers hands-on instruction on how to:
Author Emile D. Menasch is a musician, journalist and author with over 15 years of experience producing music on the Mac. Emile is Editor-in-Chief of In Tune Monthly magazine and his writing has appeared in Guitar World, Home Recording, PC Magazine, Keyboard, EQ, Musician, Harmony-Central.com, and many others. Learn more at www.menaschemedia.com
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