GarageBand: Make Hip Hop Beats - For Beginners
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GarageBand: Make Hip Hop Beats - For Beginners

Learn how to use GarageBand to make professional hip hop beats.
4.5 (31 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.
1,124 students enrolled
Created by Joseph Evans
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Easily navigate your way around the software
  • Understand all of the different functions and features
  • Find sounds, loops, and use the drummer application of the program
  • Create awesome sounding melodies
  • Create beats step by step
  • Understand how to track out a beat so that it flows as a professional song
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Requirements
  • Basic understanding of music production
  • Own a macbook pro, iMac, or some type of Apple computer (or are planning to own one)
Description

By the end of this course you will be able to make a FULL TRACK in GarageBand like a professional music producer. You will be able to...

    • Easily navigate your way around the software
    • Understand all of the different functions and features
    • Find sounds / loops and use the drummer application of the program
    • Create awesome sounding melodies
    • Create beats step by step
    • Where to sell / share your finished tracks
    • Arrange the song so that it flows as a professional release
    • 30 Day Full Money-Back Guarantee
    • Download or Stream Now - it's up to you.
    • Requirement - Own some kind of Apple computer

GarageBand is often under rated as being the little brother to Logic. Although this may be the case, do NOT under-estimate the power of this software. It can do so much more than you realize and can easily be used to make multi-track songs. Don't worry - you will learn exactly how in this course. 

Enroll Now, it's really a no-brainer right!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone wanting to become a music producer, composer, or artist and learn the basics of music production in Garageband
  • All skill levels are welcome, even if you are a beginner
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 26 Lectures Collapse All 26 Lectures 03:51:31
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Course Intro
5 Lectures 29:03

You will have a through understanding of who your instructor is, why he's qualified to teach you, and the main topics that are covered in the course.

Preview 04:06

After completing this course you will have all the knowledge and tools to create a beat like this in Garageband.

Preview 04:45

You will be able to download Garageband from the Apple App Store, and see a lot of cool things in the program to help you get started.

Downloading & Installing GarageBand
03:36

You will be able to quickly create a new project in Garageband and open and close all the major creation tools needed to make beats.

Opening and preparing a new project
08:24

After completing this lecture you will have a thorough understanding of all the main features of Garageband.

Tour of GarageBand's Work Space
08:12
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Access Your Sound Library, Drum Kits & Loops
3 Lectures 29:05

Simply put, you will be able to access your sound library in Garageband.

Preview 12:28

After completing this lecture you will be able to access Garageband's "Drummer Application" which will allow you to use and customize pre-made simple or complex drum patterns in several genres and styles.

Use Pre-made Customizable Drum Patterns
12:45

Downloading GarageBand's new sounds.
03:52
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Step by Step How to Make a Beat
3 Lectures 46:35

You will be able to create and record tracks from scratch in Garageband.

Preview 14:14

You will be able to quantize your beats and make edits to parts that you messed up on while building your beat in Garageband.

Editing as You Go in GarageBand
12:35

Adding More to the Beat in Garageband
19:46
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How to Track Out Beats in GarageBand
4 Lectures 53:52

You will be able to track out beats in Garageband.

Tracking Out Your Beat - Part 1
15:41

You will be able to track out beats in Garageband.

Tracking Out Your Beat - Part 2
19:44

You will be able to track out beats in Garageband.

Tracking Out Your Beat - Part 3
17:53

This is a basic blueprint to follow when tracking out your beats.

Bonus: Basic Hip Hop Song Format Blueprint (PDF)
00:34
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How to Mix & Export Beats in GarageBand
2 Lectures 35:34

Get several professional techniques you can use to mix your beats in Garageband.

Preview 16:18

Step by step how to export beats in Garageband.

Exporting Your Beat from GarageBand
19:16
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Bonus: How to Sequence Your Own Original Drum Patterns
5 Lectures 23:08
Drum Sequencing Introduction
02:31


Building the Beat - Part 1
05:01

Building the Beat - Part 2
04:59

Step Recording in GarageBand
08:00
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Bonus: How to Create Your Own Drum Kit
4 Lectures 14:15
About the Instructor
Joseph Evans
4.1 Average rating
620 Reviews
15,361 Students
17 Courses
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter

Joseph "EvaJ" Evans has over 10 years of music production experience, professional training from Full Sail University in recording arts, and several music placements on major networks such as MTV, VH1, Bravo, and TruTV. Join over 15,000 students learning how to professionally produce music in his online music production training school today!