Mic an Acoustic Guitar in GarageBand iOS – (iPhone/iPad) – Complete-a-Song – Episode 10

In this video I record the acoustic guitars for my song “For the Birds” in GarageBand on my iPad, using both a large diaphragm condenser microphone and a direct line in to the audio interface (Steinberg UR12)

Covered in this video:
– Setting up microphone and instrument cables
– Plugging in to the audio interface
– Setting up inputs in GarageBand on the iPad
– Multi-track recording with a microphone and line input
– Setting audio levels to avoid clipping and get a good sound volume
– Recording acoustic guitar takes
– Punching in to overdub guitars
– Blending two guitar tracks
– Mixing acoustic guitars in the track

Episode 1 is here – https://youtu.be/jLBNkuQaTHY
Episode 2 is here – https://youtu.be/0KXwe4qm4S8
Episode 3 is here – https://youtu.be/BJY4cZvKpcs
Episode 4 is here – https://youtu.be/5y6Ikr_MRbM
Episode 5 is here – https://youtu.be/DcZwah3O4nE
Episode 6 is here – https://youtu.be/lnDQVDoXqnI
Episode 7 is here – https://youtu.be/QdqhX2eK9Rw
Episode 8 is here – https://youtu.be/asWwOu5PpJU
Episode 9 is here – https://youtu.be/MngSXoVVMBY

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Drummer – GarageBand iOS – Recording a Drum Track (iPhone/iPad) – Complete-a-Song – Episode 9

Drummer is perhaps the most amazing instrument in GarageBand iOS, but does take some tweaking to get a complete drum track.

In this video, I create an entire drum track for my new song “For The Birds” in under 30 minutes.

Covered in this video:
– Adding a Drummer track
– Choosing a drummer
– Adjusting the drum pattern
– Adjusting the kick and snare pattern
– Adding percussion
– Adjusting the toms, cymbals and snare
– Adjusting the complex/simple and loud/soft grid
– Using the “Follow” function to match drum patterns to another instrument
– Copying and pasting regions
– Editing to create parts of bars and drum stops

Episode 1 is here – https://youtu.be/jLBNkuQaTHY
Episode 2 is here – https://youtu.be/0KXwe4qm4S8
Episode 3 is here – https://youtu.be/BJY4cZvKpcs
Episode 4 is here – https://youtu.be/5y6Ikr_MRbM
Episode 5 is here – https://youtu.be/DcZwah3O4nE
Episode 6 is here – https://youtu.be/lnDQVDoXqnI
Episode 7 is here – https://youtu.be/QdqhX2eK9Rw
Episode 8 is here – https://youtu.be/asWwOu5PpJU

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Recording Guitars in GarageBand iOS – Electric & Bass (iPhone/iPad) – Complete-a-Song – Episode 8

The time has come… to record guitars! Today, we record some rhythm, lead and bass guitars in our Complete-a-Song challenge.

Covered in this video:
– Setting up to record electric and bass guitars using a USB Audio Interface
– Recording a rhythm guitar part
– Recording a lead guitar part
– Recording a bass guitar part

Episode 1 is here – https://youtu.be/jLBNkuQaTHY
Episode 2 is here – https://youtu.be/0KXwe4qm4S8
Episode 3 is here – https://youtu.be/BJY4cZvKpcs
Episode 4 is here – https://youtu.be/5y6Ikr_MRbM
Episode 5 is here – https://youtu.be/DcZwah3O4nE
Episode 6 is here – https://youtu.be/lnDQVDoXqnI
Episode 7 is here – https://youtu.be/QdqhX2eK9Rw

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Arrangement Decisions – GarageBand iOS (iPhone/iPad) – Complete-a-Song – Episode 7

We are super close to completing the songwriting and arranging process for our Complete-a-Song challenge.

Covered in this video:
– Recap of the song
– Overview of each track including instrumentation decisions
– Request for help – feedback required!

Episode 1 is here – https://youtu.be/jLBNkuQaTHY
Episode 2 is here – https://youtu.be/0KXwe4qm4S8
Episode 3 is here – https://youtu.be/BJY4cZvKpcs
Episode 4 is here – https://youtu.be/5y6Ikr_MRbM
Episode 5 is here – https://youtu.be/DcZwah3O4nE
Episode 6 is here – https://youtu.be/lnDQVDoXqnI

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Writing Song Lyrics – GarageBand iOS (iPhone/iPad) – Complete-a-Song – Episode 6

The time has come to write some lyrics to replace my “da da da” verses, bridge and outro.

Covered in this video:
– Writing the verses, bridge and outro
– Tips on motivation when you’re stuck
– Recording a scratch vocal

Episode 1 is here – https://youtu.be/jLBNkuQaTHY
Episode 2 is here – https://youtu.be/0KXwe4qm4S8
Episode 3 is here – https://youtu.be/BJY4cZvKpcs
Episode 4 is here – https://youtu.be/5y6Ikr_MRbM
Episode 5 is here – https://youtu.be/DcZwah3O4nE

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Copy Final Mix to PC from GarageBand iOS 2.3 Using iTunes File Sharing (iOS 11)

In this video, I show a quick and easy way to send your GarageBand mixes directly to your PC using iTunes File Sharing.

Covered in this video:
– Exporting a final mix as a WAV file
– Sending to the GarageBand folder
– Locating in iTunes using File Sharing
– Copying to a folder on the PC
– Accessing GarageBand project files

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Acoustic Guitar Recording in GarageBand iOS – (iPhone/iPad) – Complete-a-Song – Episode 5

Yes, it’s back to my comfort zone in this one as I grab my acoustic and build a bridge… for this song!

Covered in this video:
– Managing song sections
– Recording an acoustic guitar track using the internal iPad microphone
– Adding variation to a song with a bridge section
– “Punching in” to re-record the bridge and ending

Episode 1 is here – https://youtu.be/jLBNkuQaTHY
Episode 2 is here – https://youtu.be/0KXwe4qm4S8
Episode 3 is here – https://youtu.be/BJY4cZvKpcs
Episode 4 is here – https://youtu.be/5y6Ikr_MRbM

Videos related to this episode:
Record with NO GEAR in GarageBand iOS – Guitar/Vocals Using Internal Mic – https://youtu.be/FiFerT4ULUw
Recording a Vocal/Guitar Demo in GarageBand iOS – https://youtu.be/8UjJT-pivtE

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