Advanced Mixing, Editing, and Effects in Garageband

Advanced Editing in GarageBand

Edit Within Regions

Here is how you edit the real Instrument Waveforms and Software Instrument Data within the Regions themselves. We will look at the options available for Real Instruments and some of the Basics for for Software instruments. There is a more in depth look into editing Software Instruments in the Software Instrument Section.

Enhanced Timing

here is a look into GarageBand’s Enhanced timing feature. We will show you how to use it and some ideas on when to use it.

Advanced Software Instrument Editing

When it comes to editing every last detail of a note within a Software Instrument Region, here is how you do it! Previously, we discussed Editing Regions on the timeline and editing within the regions. Here is some more information on editing the data within the notes.

Advanced Lesson:  Mixing in GarageBand

Mixing in GarageBand

Here are some advanced concepts in the world of Mixing. Although it would be nice to have one way to mix a song every time, unfortunately there as many right ways to mix a song as there are songs! This section will deal with how to approach mixing in terms of Monitoring and how to balance your levels and create the “Stereo Image.”


Recording Multiple Tracks in GarageBand Part 1

By now you already know how to record one track at a time.  Multiple tracks is just as easy.

Recording Multiple Tracks in GarageBand Part 2

Once you become comfortable with Multi Track recording, here are some additional Features of Garageband and Digital recording that open a world of opportunity.


New Advanced Tutorials


Audio filters are essential in shaping your sound on individual tracks all the way up to the master. This video explains the Filter, Parametric EQ, Band Pass, High Pass, Low Pass, High Shelf and Low Shelf.

Using Filters on Bass Drums

When recording live instruments, and especially drums, filters are very helpful in controlling overtones.

Using Filters to Control Instrument Noise

Sometimes instruments can produce sounds such as buzzing, rumbling etc. and filters can help you get them out!

Modulation Effects

These effects are based on shifting pitch, volume, time and phase.  This video will take you through the fundamentals behind the chorus, flanger, and phaser

Feedback in Modulation Effects

You will see Feedback as a setting on Flangers and Phasers, however what is it?

Phase as an effect

Shifting sound out of phase is the basis behind a Phaser Effect.  Let us show you exactly what is happening.

Phaser in GarageBand

Learn how to use the phaser

Chorus in GarageBand

Learn how to use the chorus effect

Flanger in GarageBand

What exactly is a Flanger?  Let us show you.

Tremolo in GarageBand

Learn how to use the Tremolo effect.

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