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Got Garage Band, Now what?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by bentem, Mar 17, 2004.


  1. bentem

    bentem

    Oct 18, 2002
    Rockville, MD
    I have a mac, and garage band, the recording software that comes with it. What do i need to record with it? do i need a whole soundcard, or just a mixer? or somethng completley different?
     
  2. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Plug your bass in via a 1/4' -> 1/8" adaptor in GB create a new track, make is a 'real instrument' track, then set the monitoring for channel 1 mono, press 'r' to start recording and you're set.

    GB has software amplification, no need for a mixer, preamp, or DI
    It also has built in effects which are pretty damn good quality.

    www.iCompositions.com is the biggest GB resource on the web right now, complete with forums and an auditorium to share your work, 50MB free webspace for your music for signing up.