GarageBand: Use Apple Loops to Make Your Own Instrumentals
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GarageBand: Use Apple Loops to Make Your Own Instrumentals

Have fun learning how to produce your own royalty free background music in GarageBand. No experience needed!
4.0 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
141 students enrolled
Created by Joseph Evans
Last updated 3/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Operate GarageBand.
  • Use Apple Loops to create background music.
  • Arrange and mix a track in GarageBand.
  • Export music as a high quality mp3 or AIFF file.
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  • You should be able to use a mac computer at a beginner level
  • You should have a downloaded a copy of the latest version of GarageBand (10.1.6) from the app store

What if I told you that there was a quick and easy way to learn the process for creating professional background music for your podcast show, youtube channel, online courses, and other projects that require custom music. What if you could learn how to produce industry standard tracks in 30 minutes or less and best of all not have to invest a dime on expensive equipment in order to do so? Well, I have a perfect solution for you! If you have an apple computer I can show you how to use nothing but a program called GarageBand and your computer mouse to create professional background tracks with ease in any genre using something called Apple Loops! 

Now, I'm a music producer with over 10 years of experience. I have a Recording Arts Degree and have taught thousands of students just like you to create professional music. And in this course you're going to learn all the steps needed to create your own background music in GarageBand, the easy way. Now if you don't have GarageBand or even know what it is, don't worry we will be covering how to download it and quickly operate the program in this course. You will also learn how to create your own projects, professional editing techniques, how to arrange and mix your music, and last but not least the proper way to export your tracks into either a mp3 or AIFF/WAV file!

Imagine how you will feel after learning a skill that only requires you to click and drag using your computer mouse, GarageBand, and your creativity! Imagine being able to create the perfect background music on the spot (in any genre) for your video or audio projects! How much money and time would you save? How much stress would you be able to eliminate because getting the right music will now be one less problem to deal with!

So if you are looking for a quick and effective way to learn how to produce professional background music, then this is the course for you enroll now!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for beginner GarageBand users that want to create their own background music for youtube videos, online courses, podcast, or radio.
  • This course is also for GarageBand users with little to no experience in producing music or playing the piano
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
Welcome to "GarageBand: Create Background Music Using Apple Loops"!
2 Lectures 03:26

Welcome to this course. By the end you will know how to create, edit, arrange, mix, and export a full song using apple loops in GarageBand.

Preview 01:25

Learn how to find and download GarageBand in the app store.

Preview 02:01
Create Your Own Background Music
11 Lectures 57:57

Let's get started!

Let's get started

Discover how to create a new project and the main features of GarageBand.

Preview 03:18

Learn about how to quickly find sounds and short clips from any genre of music in apple loops.

Preview 03:54

Learn how to drag and drop apple loops in the project window of GarageBand.

Drag and dropping your loops into the project window

Learn editing techniques and key commands to speed up your workflow in GarageBand.

The main editing techniques you will need to create tracks with apple loops

Learn how to format and arrange your apple loops into a song in GarageBand.

Arranging your loops into a song

Learn how to use transitions to lead into each section of your song.

Adding transitions

Simple mixing tips you can use to improve your sound in GarageBand.

Simple guidelines to follow when mixing your music in GarageBand

Learn the proper exporting settings in GarageBand.

Exporting your project into a high quality wav or mp3 file

Thank you for taking this course on how to make background music using apple loops in GarageBand.

Thank you!

Course Quiz
6 questions

Get a better understanding on using key commands and creating the different sections of the song in this downloadable review book.

Make Background Music Using Apple Loops - Review Book
Bonus - Live Background Music Creation Videos
4 Lectures 50:55
Bonus - Live Background Music Creation Videos

Live Hip Hop Example

Live EDM / Techno Example

About the Instructor
Joseph Evans
4.3 Average rating
815 Reviews
17,915 Students
20 Courses
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter

Hey what's up! Welcome to my udemy course page. Here you can gain lifetime access to several of my courses on music production, Logic Pro X, GarageBand, and Producer Advice when you enroll.

Feel free to take a look at my catalog and check out the reviews. I want you to know that I am here for you if you have questions, I am always working on ways to improve your experience, and am constantly releasing new content to help you improve your skills. 

More Info About Joseph:

Joseph Evans Jr better known as EVAJ MUSIC is an ASCAP Accredited Music Producer, Composer, & Songwriter. His music is licensed to several major networks such as MTV, VH1, TruTV, Bravo, on shows such as "Real Housewives", "Love & HipHop Atlanta", "Fuse News", "Hardcore Pawn", and "Guy Court". He has also worked with several independent artists over the past 10 years. He is a Full Sail Graduate and is actively pursuing licensing opportunities in film, television, games, and advertising. 

"Thank you for taking the time to check out my courses and I look forward to seeing you inside!" - Joseph