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GarageBand 2.2 Update

GarageBand 2.2 Update

 GarageBand 2.2 for iPhone and iPad opens up a new world of possibilities for mobile music makers Surprise, huh?  Proving that it is possible to improve on per...
GarageBand update

GarageBand – Should You Update? Q&A #8

Apple updated GarageBand to version 10 way back in 2013, yet the previous version of our favourite digital audio workstation was so fully featured and stable th...
Apogee Jam 96K Review
3.7

Apogee Jam 96K Review

The original Jam was one of a few high profile 'breakout' devices back in 2012 when recording on the go using your iPhone or iPad became a reality. Positioni...
Blue Cat's Destructor Review
4.6

Blue Cat’s Destructor Review

The latest plug in from the folks at Blue Cat Audio, Destructor is an amp modeling and saturation tool that the company say can simulate any kind of distortion....
How To Share Your Garageband iOS Projects

How To Share Your Garageband iOS Projects

You’ve spent hours writing, practicing, recording and putting the final touches to your latest Garageband masterpiece – what now? Garageband’s built in shari...
5 Ways To Finish Your Garageband Project

5 Ways To Finish Your Garageband Project

How do you know when your project is finished? When is it ready to share? If you're anything like me, starting a new project is easy. You have an awesome new...
Status HD One Headphones Review
3.5

Status HD One Headphones Review

Is it possible to get premium quality sound from a budget price pair of headphones? Status Audio seem to think so - their philosophy being "No logos. No celebr...
Garageband sampler

Garageband iOS Tutorial: The Sampler

One of Garageband iOS' frequently overlooked features, the sampler is a fantastic tool that you can use to turn practically any sound into a melody. Capturin...
Audio Technica AT2020 Garageband
4.3

Audio Technica AT2020 Review

The first thing I thought when popping my shiny new Audio Technica AT2020 out of it's box was 'Wow, this doesn't look like it cost under £100'. Having said t...
Adele Hello Garageband

Adele – Hello (GARAGEBAND TUTORIAL)

Garageband genius Arvid Sandgren gives another composition masterclass on Garageband iOS, this time showing us how to recreate Adele's worldwide chart topper 'H...
Garageband Pedalboard tutorial

Garageband Pedalboard Tutorial

Just like Garageband's Amp Designer, the Pedalboard has enough power under the hood to really help bring out the best in your guitar tracks. Whether you're l...
Killer Album Teasers: Q&A #7

Killer Album Teasers: Q&A #7

Whether you're planning to release your music on a big scale or just to a handful of fans, getting the word out about your upcoming magnum opus is definitely im...

Garageband Amp Designer Tutorial

One of my favorite features, Garageband's built in Amp Designer is all you need to produce amazing guitar tones in your project. Lifted wholesale from Apple'...
Get More Sounds

Get More Sounds

I can almost guarantee that at some point in your Garageband career, you're going to want to get more sounds and add some new instruments and/or loops to the 'v...
Restore Your Recordings: Q&A #6

Restore Your Recordings – Q&A #6

In the latest installment of Garageband Q&A, I'll show you how to create a quick and easy workaround to a pretty big oversight that Apple are yet to address...
Free Garageband Plug-In Bundles

Free Garageband Plug-In Bundles

You know me - I love a freebie. Almost as much as I love having a fiddle with some brand spanking new plug-ins in Garageband! For this post i've searched far...
Automation hacks: Q&A #5

Automation Hacks – Q&A #5

Getting to grips with Automation in Garageband can be a little tricky, but ultimately essential if you want your next magnum opus to sound just right. I've ...
Return Of The Ultimate Lo Fi Weapon!

The Return Of The Ultimate Lo-Fi Weapon!

To celebrate their 15th birthday, Izotope have re released their very first plug in - Vinyl - for free! Updated to 64 bit, Izotope Vinyl can now be used in t...
USB Mic VS Audio Interface - Q&A #4 Garageband Microphone

USB Mic VS Audio Interface – Q&A #4

In this latest edition of Garageband Q&A, Jeanne Wolfe asks whether a USB microphone (the Samson C01U to be exact) is a good way to get started when recordi...

Patrick

I've been a musician for longer than I care to remember and though I don't make a living in a recording studio, I have spent the last several years getting to know everything worth knowing about Apple's Garageband. Follow me on on Twitter.