GarageBand '11 has proven to be one of the most popular DAWs in the world-and it comes free with every recent Apple computer. See how powerful and easy to use it really is in this revved up tutorial by mPV Star trainer, Scott Freiman...
In this tutorial Scott Freiman pulls Apple's GarageBand (GB) into his virtual "garage" and, with a NASCAR mechanic's passion for detail, shows you how this fine-tuned, hybrid DAW works.
You know, GB is designed to get you to the music fast! In the first section Scott puts the pedal to the metal by building a tune from scratch. Watching Scott make his musical decisions gives you a roadmap to learn all the fundamentals: from creating the first note to the final exported track!
From there, Scott accelerates into the workspace. You'll learn all about the timeline, navigation (no GPS in this release...), the Inspector, the Media Browser and the Notepad. Next you're upshifting into the loops and the awesome new "Flex" tool that can make any recorded audio fit right to the beat!
Speaking of audio, Scott cranks the subwoofer to talk about recording audio tracks while plugging in the included virtual amps and pedalboard. From there he makes a hairpin turn into the world of MIDI and software instruments where he covers all the basics of editing, quantization and the Score Editor.
He then screams down the last straightaway to cover all the cool things you can do while arranging and mixing. Finally, Scott gives you the checkered flag as you cross the GarageBand finish line by learning how to make your own podcasts and movie scores!
This Garageband '11 tutorial by Scott Freiman is not to be missed!
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andre jones wrote on February 14, 2015
enjoy the convenience of tutorials I can watch in my free time.I am highly motivated to learn and 15$ a month doesn't break the bank.
Dan wrote on November 11, 2014
Very detailed course without being too complicated. Well explained and easy to follow.
Rob wrote on December 30, 2013
This is the best you'll find anywhere.
Buy it or you are missing out!
Very well done and simple to understand.
Wes wrote on July 21, 2013
This a great course. I had no idea Garage Band was such a powerful piece of software. Very well done and interesting course.
T2C Scott wrote on May 2, 2013
Great Tutorial!!! Scott Freiman does an excellent job. the videos are very clear.
Scott Hamlin wrote on January 20, 2013
Very useful! I thought Garageband was mainly a beginner's app. Scott's tutorial taught a fellow Scott that I was wrong Great Tutorial series, as always, from MPV!!!
Reynir Hugason wrote on January 2, 2013
Very thorough and very good course on Garaeband. Everything so crystal clear and explained in a relaxed tone. I can recommend this course without hesitation for anyone who wants to learn to use Garagebamd.
Narni wrote on December 19, 2012
This is the most extensive Garageband tutorial I have ever had. Besides the amount of details, there is just something about the lessons that keeps the listener interested.
Chuck wrote on November 2, 2012
4 1/2 hours of easy to understand instruction and demonstrations for less than $20 -- no brainer. This will get you excited and confident to use Garageband '11. Plus you will always have the video to fall back on if and when you forget how to do a task on Garageband (and there many tasks to learn).
Barbara Freedman wrote on June 28, 2012
These tutorials are clear, concise and provide all the technical information you need to fully utilize GarageBand in a musical context. An outstanding resource for educators and students alike.