Learned a lot about how to play Garageband to my advantage using rhythm.
All information provided by Mayah
Terms and concepts
- Meter – Accent on a certain beat of the song (Heartbeat)
- Pacing – Similar to tempo, more of the “feeling” then actually speed
- Tempo – Number of beats per minute.
- Beat – Rhythmic unit in a song
- Hip Hop – a genre of music that involves synthesizers and lots of voice
- Quantize – Getting on beat in music.
- Single Take – One and done
- Multipass Recording – Doing multiple takes and then choosing pieces that you want from those takes to make a single take
- Overdub – You have an initial recording and you are adding instruments top record another track and adding on top of it.
- C1 Octave Range – Octave to octave, C note to C note
- Cowbell – bovine rhythmic instrument, percussion, needs more
- Drum Kit – Cymbals, and other percussion instruments used with drumsticks
- Kick Drum – lowest sound on a kit
- Snare Drum – A drum with special metal components that cause it to”rattle”
- Drum Machine (808) – One of the first nice drum machine and has a great/rich low end.
- Loop – A sound that repeats seamlessly
- Arpeggiation – playing notes of key in any order
- Sound Effects – adding sounds to get an effect
- One Shot Sound – a single sound
What I learned
That Garageband has a lot more to offer than what I first new about. I did not own knowledge of how automated the functions could be with the correct clicks. And tempo has always pained me when operating in Garage band but now I have the necessary intelligence to correct my issues.