Learn GARAGEBAND- Have Fun, Make Your Own Music- It's Easy!

**FEATURED on UDEMY BLOG** Use Garage Band to make music that you own forever! No experience or instruments needed!
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  • Lectures 42
  • Contents Video: 3 hours
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

***FEATURED ON THE OFFICIAL UDEMY BLOG!!!***

**COURSE UPDATED ON 12/08/15

**OVER 3000 SATISFIED STUDENTS!


Here's what they are saying:

"A no nonsense approach to Garageband and music construction, highly recommended" ~Jonathan H

"I will definitely get more out of this app than I would have without your class." ~Ron M

"I cannot say enough about Matt and his course! I learned everything I wanted and more." ~Mike H

"I can play now!" ~Julie S

"I just made my own background music for my booktrailer, thanks to this course." ~Guruprasad N


What is this course about?

Learn to make original music in GarageBand for use in your Udemy courses, apps, YouTube videos, movies, films, video games, web pages and podcasts.

Why take this course?

Learn music composition with Garage Band.

Make high quality songs for all of your needs.

No royalties to pay!

No copyright issues!

----YouTube is the number one video site in the world.

----DON'T let copyright issues get in the way of making money!

----BOOST the quality of your videos!

----SAVE money and don't pay royalties for music!

----CREATE your own EXCELLENT music with GarageBand!

SIGN UP AND START LEARNING TODAY. DON'T WASTE ANOTHER MINUTE.

SEE YOU IN CLASS!

What are the requirements?

  • Students should either have Garageband on their devices or have a device that is compatible with Garageband, such as an iMac, Macbook or iPad, so that they can download Garageband while taking the course
  • This course covers Garageband 10

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Download Garageband
  • Open Garageband
  • Understand the Garageband Work Space
  • Record a Drum Track with Musical Typing
  • Quantize a Track
  • Add a New Track
  • Record and Quantize Multiple Tracks
  • Export a Song as an Mp3
  • Mute and Solo a Track
  • Adjust Track Volume and Track Panning
  • Trim a Recording
  • Loop a Track
  • Use Apple Loops
  • Use the Cycle Tool
  • Create a Melody
  • Record a Melody
  • Edit Music with the Piano Roll
  • Record and Edit Vocals

What is the target audience?

  • DO take this course if you are a casual music fan and want to try making your own music
  • DO take this course if you are a total beginner at Garageband
  • DO take this course if you want to use Garageband to make music for your YouTube videos, movies, films or podcasts
  • DO take this course if you are a game designer who wants to learn how to make game music for your games
  • DO take this course if you have interest in Garageband or recording music
  • DO take this course if you are familiar with making music in Garageband but want to expand your knowledge and skills
  • DO take this course if you have some experience playing an instrument (but experience is NOT necessary)
  • DON'T take this course if you are already an expert at Garageband or have extensive knowledge about digital audio workstations

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

04:52

Students will be welcomed into the class and will be given an overview of what will be covered in the class.

Section 1: Getting Started
02:04

Students will learn how to download and open GarageBand.

06:26

Students will become familiar with the main menu and basic settings in Garageband.

Section 1 Quiz
1 question
Section 2: Recording Your First Song
06:30

Students will learn how to access the Musical Typing feature and how to record their first drum track.

05:11

Students will learn how to improve their track by using the Time Quantize feature.

01:10

Students will learn two methods for adding new tracks to their projects in Garageband.

04:02

Students will record a bass line with Musical Typing.

01:46

Students will review and perfect their two tracks.

06:04

Students will learn how to export their GarageBand project as an MP3 file.

Section 2 Quiz
5 questions
Section 3: Advanced Features
02:22

Students will learn how to mute and solo tracks.

01:36

Students will learn how to edit the volume and panning of their tracks.

02:11

Students will learn how to use the crop tool to trim a recording.

02:20

Students will learn how to loop their recording.

Section 3 Quiz
3 questions
Section 4: Taking Your Song To The Next Level
06:11

Students will learn how to use Apple Loops in their music.

02:23

Students will become familiar with the Cycle Tool.

04:56

Students will use Apple Loops, the Cycle Tool and Musical Typing as tools for creating an original melody.

03:08

Students will record their own original melodies.

05:08

Students will learn how to edit music using the Piano Roll and Pencil Tool.

02:27

Students will save their new and improved projects.

Adding and Using a Virtual Drummer
06:26
Section 5: Working with Audio
03:35

Students will become familiar with using audio in GarageBand.

01:53

Students will learn to edit audio clips in GarageBand.

01:56

Students will learn how to edit the pitch of their audio.

Section 6: Working with Apple Loops
10:29

Students will learn how to make an entire song from scratch using only Apple Loops.

01:44

Students will complete and export their Apple Loops song.

Section 7: Basics of Music Theory
01:25

Students will receive an overview of the Music Theory section of this course and set up their virtual piano.

04:24

Students will become familiar with the C Major scale and a common progression.

02:51

Students will become familiar with more progressions in C Major.

Major Scales Explained
05:39
Major Chords
04:03
03:07

Students will become familiar with the A Minor scale and a common progression.

02:10

Students will become familiar with more progressions in A Minor.

Minor Scales Explained
03:02
Minor Chords
02:14
01:10

Students will be congratulated for their completion of the course.

Section 8: Student Showcase
Student Showcase 04/03/15: Barbie
07:03
Student Showcase 04/14/15: Julie
Preview
04:21
Student Showcase 11/17/15: Eysi
Preview
04:22
Section 9: Student Questions Answered
Student Question Answered: Can You Quantize Loops?
04:00
Making a Song with the iPad Version of Garageband
10:30
Section 10: Extras!
Garageband in Action: Making a Udemy Course Promo
08:21
00:41

Students will have access to additional resources to aid them in music production.

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Instructor Biography

Matt Guarino, Featured Udemy Instructor, Certified Teacher, Entrepreneur

Mr. Guarino is a certified teacher, online entrepreneur and former YouTube sensation. He is a graduate of Iona College and Lehman College where he earned degrees in both Marketing and Education. He can play many different musical instruments such as the guitar, drums and electric keyboard at the same time. His YouTube channel "Matty G the Musician" earned him millions of YouTube hits, thousands of fans and led to work on an MTV show and a commercial for the 2010 Grammy Awards. He also has some acting credits on IMDB. He loves to be creative and enjoys starting new businesses. He has spent the last four years running the music program at schools in the Bronx and Westchester County, and was recently featured on the Udemy blog for his course on Garageband (OCT 2015). He is very excited to be a part of the Udemy community and hopes to inspire his students for years to come.

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