November 11, 2016
GarageBand is probably one of the most popular music apps out there. Several teachers are using it with their students in class. Recently, Apple Education released a new interactive guide titled ‘GarageBand for iPad Starter Guide’ designed specifically to help teachers and students play and record audio compositions on their iPad. The guide includes detailed guidelines and instructions to walk learners through the process of creating narrative soundscape using a wide variety of hands-on activities and exercises. Whether you want to compose songs to use in vocabulary teaching, compose audio to integrate in your own animated videos or add soundtracks to your own documentary film, this interactive guide will definitely help you make the best of GarageBand in your educational projects.
For those of you new to GarageBand this is a great iOS app that turns your iPad into a music studio. You can use ‘Use Multi-Touch gestures to play a piano, organ, guitar, and drums. They sound and play like their counterparts, but let you do things you could never do on a real instrument. Enjoy Smart Instruments that make you sound like a pro — even if you’ve never played a note before. Plug an electric guitar or bass into your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch and play through classic amps and stompbox effects. Use a Touch Instrument, a built-in microphone, or a guitar and instantly record a performance with support for up of 32 tracks. Audio Unit Extensions in iOS 9 allow you to play, record and edit third-party instrument Apps right into GarageBand. And share your song using email, Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud, or AirDrop for iOS.’