WORKSHOP: REMIXING USING GARAGEBAND
An introduction to GarageBand’s Live Loops function.
Remixing a track from the project “Orchestra of Samples” by artists Addictive TV
SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER
Free online workshop using Zoom. From 11am to 1pm.
Register on Eventbrite – click here to secure a place.
Participants will be guided through GarageBand’s basic functions and shown how to use it for creating their own remix of ‘Ribab Jam’ – the latest track by Addictive TV from their Orchestra of Samples project. The immediate aim will be to have a short tune ready by the end of the workshop. The overall aim will be to equip participants with the knowledge needed to be able to dive into GarageBand, use samples and create their own work.
What participants will learn:
• Basic GarageBand functions
• Import and edit audio
• Set tempo and Key signature
• Basic song structure
• Create stacks of loops
• Perform with Live Loops FX function
• Record/Save a performance
• Record/Save different performances using the same material
Entry level & requirement:
• Ideal for beginners (including budding producers who haven’t used GarageBand)
• Will need GarageBand (free app to download on iPad or iPhone).
How will the class be taught:
Online using Zoom video conferencing.
ABOUT ORCHESTRA OF SAMPLES:
Orchestra of Samples is an innovative project by digital artists Addictive TV, based on sampling recording sessions they filmed with over 200 musicians around the world to create new music. The project features musicians playing all manner of instruments from traditional to newly invented. Their musical journey without borders has been described as “ingenious and compelling” by The Times and “a glimpse into the very essence of music” by Culturedvultures.com.
ABOUT THE TUTOR:
Composer and Addictive TV artistic collaborator Michael Neo is a qualified music teacher who’s previously taught music production using GarageBand. He’s written music for a number of theatre productions, including Hoax Theatre’s international touring play The Lonely Room. He’s also a sound designer and a 3D binaural sound specialist.