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Piano Roll Grid On GarageBand 10.1

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Today I was working on the new Garageband version 10.0.1 and could not figure out how to change the grid to different note values on the piano grid roll to values other than 16th notes. It seems like the new version of Garageband has been simplified almost too much. The feature of changing the grid value is one that I consider to be very important when making midi-based music. [Read more]

Drummer in Garageband 11

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In this tutorial I’ll go over a cool way to create drum tracks in Garageband 1. Garageband 11 comes with this cool new feature they call Drummer. You have the options of different styles, drummers, complexity of beats, dynamics, and all of these happen super fast. Check out this tutorial and see how to quickly map out a drum arrangement that will allow you to focus on your songwriting instead of your beat making. [Read more]

How Do I Make My Mixes Sound More Pro?

I've been asked this question recently several times. And while there are infinite ways to accomplish such things, there are a few common things I've noticed when working specifically with sessions done with software synths from Garageband, Logic, Ableton, etc. Here are some good guidelines: [Read more]