Howard is a musician, writer and founder of a creative media development company, and he has written this comprehensive guide to GarageBand for Mac users who want to explore this tool's more sophisticated and powerful features. The author employs a conversational and personal tone, as well as real-world examples, to provide detailed tutorials on creating music, recording and publishing podcasts and even providing a soundtrack to a digital film. Useful appendices include the installation and use of Jam Packs and a list of GarageBand '09 keyboard shortcuts. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Ready to explore music composition, recording, podcasting, audio/video blogging, remixing/mashing, and sound design for video editing or DVD creation with GarageBand? Great! This book will show you how. GarageBand is one of the most powerful and user-friendly tools available for capturing and manipulating sound, and the best part is, it comes free with your Mac! Although GarageBand has always been easy to use, it provides an amazing amount of power and sophistication to users who really want to dig in and get the most out of it. GarageBand ?09 Power! provides an easy-to-understand, detailed guide for how to make professional-sounding music, podcasts, soundtracks, mixes, mashups, and much more with the newest version of GarageBand. Through the use of screenshots, tutorials, creative jumping-off points, real-world examples, and a conversational, personal tone, this book will teach you how to use GarageBand to create music, record and publish podcasts, or even score your own movie. Whether you?re just starting out with audio creation, or you are already familiar with GarageBand and simply want to take your skills to the next level, GarageBand ?09 Power! is for you..