In the only Apple-certified guide to GarageBand 10.0.0, readers will be creating original works within the first few chapters. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of GarageBand. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through fun, real-world projects, and GarageBand 10.0.0 features.
Exclusively for this book, author/musician Mary Plummer works with a host of talented artists ranging from a student songwriter to a professional touring guitarist, an award-winning poet, an independent hip hop recording artist, and award winning dancers to create all new, real-world projects that readers will step-through. Along the way readers will get to mix a songwriter’s demo, test amp simulators and stomp boxes with an electric guitar solo, edit spoken dialog for an audio book, lay down original hip-hop beats using a drum machine patch and dynamic tempo changes, and add percussion and effects to a dance video to enhance the sound.
For mobile users, the book includes an overview of GarageBand for iOS and sharing GarageBand songs via iCloud between iOS devices and your Mac.
This self-paced learning tool pairs an easy, accessible style with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts to guarantee that readers become proficient with GarageBand 10.0.0 in no time.
Experienced Logic users and newcomers alike will find invaluable methods for manipulating tempo and pitch, fine-tuning audio and MIDI tracks, processing MIDI data, managing signal flow, assigning physical controllers, and getting the most out of Logic's revolutionary software instruments. Focused lessons with downloadable files take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects.
Completely revised and updated for Logic Pro v10.2, this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and make music files that stand out with the Apple professional audio software. Veteran music producer David Nahmani’s step-by-step instructions teach you everything from basic music creation to professional production techniques using Logic’s software synthesizers, samplers, and digital signal processors. You’ll learn about all of the key features in Logic Pro v10.2 and use the book’s online files to begin making music from the very first lesson. Whether you’re looking to use your computer as a digital recording studio, create musical compositions, or transfer that song in your head into music you can share, this comprehensive book will show you how.
This practical guide from two certified Pro Tools experts begins where most other Pro Tools books leave off--it's like having a high-level, hands-on studio session with your very own seasoned audio pros! Jump in anywhere and discover the professional techniques and tricks you need to get recordings right the first time, every time. Want to capture a perfect acoustic guitar? Record a band? Spice up your tracks with expertly sequenced MIDI? Record Foley and edit dialog for a movie? Make your final mix go from good to radio-ready? It's all here in compact recipes to help you record, edit, compose, and mix with ease. Just flip to the topic you need and keep the session moving.
Whether you're a sound designer, podcaster, musician, or hobbyist, you can access the secrets of professional audio success. Discover loads of studio tricks, including how to:
* Set up an efficient headphone mix for a band
* EQ and compress sounds to get pro results
* Record smart using quickpunch, loop, and alternate playlists
* Enhance male and female voices and remove hums
* Give your tracks cool, vintage effects
* Master all of Pro Tools 7's new MIDI and instrument track features
* Mix, master, bounce, burn, and podcast your session
* Seamlessly transfer film and video projects and set them up for 5.1 surround mixes
* Master plug-ins to fix a drum sound, create the AM radio effect, auto-tune vocals, and more
Learn how to get the most out of Pro Tools 7, such as routing MIDI with the new instrument track features.
This is a single short project. Other single short projects available for individual sale include:
Childproof your Mac, with Mac OS X Lion
Secure your Mac, with Mac OS X Lion
Manage passwords, with 1Password
Spruce up iTunes, by adding album art and lyrics and removing duplicate songs
Powering your home theater from your Mac In addition, many more projects can be found in the 240 page The Mac OS X Lion Project Book.
DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files
Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects
Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast
Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certifi ed Pro Exam
All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files.