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Mobile Recording Studio: GarageBand for iPad - Session 2. Recording a song idea

Paul Douglas, Songwriter and Multimedia/e-Learning specialist

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8 Videos (20m)
    • Introducton

      0:55
    • Overview of Instruments

      2:25
    • Getting started with your first instrument

      3:29
    • Tracks view and Apple loops

      3:58
    • Adding more tracks

      2:39
    • Recording a vocal idea

      2:20
    • Tuning and timing

      1:49
    • Key and tempo

      2:22

About This Class

In this class, you will learn how easy it is to quickly record your song idea on with GarageBand on your iPad - whether you can play an instrument or not. It's designed to follow up session 1 which covers creating a podcast with a background sound. Please use the 'Leave Review' button to give this class a thumbs up if you like it!

What will this class cover?

Introduction
Welcome
Create a new song.

Overview of Instruments

Get started with your first instrument
Smart guitar
Recording with Smart guitar.

Tracks view and Apple loops
Tracks view 
Adding an Apple loop.

Adding more tracks
Smart Bass and Autoplay.

Recording a vocal idea
The Audio Recorder.

Tuning and timing

Key and tempo

Please note:
All videos are optimised for full screen viewing on iPad devices in 4:3 aspect ratio.
All additional support files and resources have been added to the Class Project area.
These tutorials are based on using GarageBand for iOS 2.1.

 

NOTE about GarageBand for iOS version 2.2:

In January 2017, Apple updated the GarageBand for iOS App which changed the way some things look and added some new features. 
Fortunately, I’ve been able to put together a FREE class that will help you if you’re looking at my previous classes that were made using version 2.1:
Mobile Recording Studio: GarageBand for iPad - App version 2.2 updates

This class will take you through changes made to the GarageBand App for iOS in version 2.2 - In particular, it will cover any part of the App that has changed or looks different in my videos made before January 2017.

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Paul Douglas

Songwriter and Multimedia/e-Learning specialist

"We're all learners at the end of the day. I love going to sleep at night feeling like I know something that I didn't know yesterday. The promise of each day bringing new experiences and knowledge is my strongest motivation!"

Paul is a multi-faceted digital professional from London who has been based in Melbourne Australia since 2008. He is also an accredited trainer with a wide experience of many different learner demographics.

Over the years, Paul has taught a variety of music...

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