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Global Automation in GarageBand

October 13, 2012

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Amongst other things, you can automate global changes in Garageband via the master track.  This could range from simple volume fades to complex filter sweeps.  Rather than drawing in automation for each track in your arrangement, there are times when you can consolidate changes by working with the master track. Today we’ll learn how to […]

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How to Automate a Wobble Synth in Garageband

September 26, 2012

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Garageband is more capable than most people think it is.  Although simple, it’s still capable of producing quality sounds when in the right hands.  In today’s demonstration we’ll look at how to automate a wobble synth to give it more character and rhythm. Techniques like this are used in top notch dubstep samples produced by […]

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How to Master a Song in GarageBand

September 22, 2012

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Welcome back!  Thanks for joining us here at Samplepacks.ca!  Today we learn how to get a full sounding master mix in GarageBand. We’ll be mastering a loop set from PlatinumLoops’ Dubstep Apocalypse.  If you haven’t check that out already, then be sure to do so. how to master example Getting Started… Step 1 – Add […]

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How to Record Vocals in GarageBand

June 28, 2012

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Recording vocals in Garageband is easy, but you’ll need to have some things set up before hand.  You’ll need a microphone (unless  you plan on using the built-in mic from your computer), an audio interface, the necessary cables and a set of decent headphones as well. Microphones are relatively cheap these days.  You can find […]

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How to Create a high pitched Wobble Synth in Garageband

June 25, 2012

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For all of its simplicity, Garageband is more capable than most people tend to think it is.  In today’s demonstration, we’ll learn how to create a dirty hi-pitched wobble synth from scratch.  This type of sound is popular among major Dubstep artists like Skrillex, Doctor P and more.  If you’re looking to produce some hard […]

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How to Connect a MIDI keyboard to GarageBand

June 18, 2012

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MIDI keyboards are a vital part of music production.  They allow you to interact with software by sending signals that the software can recognize and interact with.  In terms of producing music, this allows you to work with an actual keyboard to control virtual instruments, parameters in your DAW, and more.  MIDI stands for Musical […]

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