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Basics of Home Recording

Taught by master producer Jono Buchanan, this course walks players through the process of creating high-quality recordings from home. Start from the beginning and learn how to capture your musical ideas one track at a time. Viewers will learn the language of production and how to use all the gear needed to record. Turn your ideas into a beautiful finished product and do it all from home!

Full GarageBand OverviewMicrophone types/styles

Recording/layering tracksDownloadable Session Files

Basics of Home Recording

About Jono Buchanan

Jono Buchanan is an Apple-certified instructor, a working composer, a sound designer, a mix engineer, and a master of all things production. His professional credits include remixes for Whitney Houston, Pet Shop Boys, LeAnn Rimes and many more.

Jono has years of experience in music production and education. He's created multiple compositions for TV, commercials and radio, for which a wide variety of styles and genres have been demanded of him.

Jono’s clear and succinct teaching style has established him as a favorite among music producers of any level looking to brush up on their skills. His experience makes him the perfect instructor for this course, where he’ll bring you up to speed on everything you need to create quality recordings at home.

Home Recording Course

Basics of Home Recording

Speaking the Language
Everything You Need to Get Started
Introduction to GarageBand
GarageBand Interface Tour
Good Ideas Start Somewhere
Adding a Drum Track
Arrangement and MIDI Guitar
Adding Bass and Rough Balance
Recording Acoustic Guitar
Recording Bass
Recording Electric Guitar
More About Microphones
Audio Interfaces
Setting Up the Vocal Mic
Prepping GarageBand for Vocal Recording
Recording Lead Vocals
Recording Vocal Doubletracks
Recording Final Thoughts
Audio Editing and Chopping
Audio Quantize
Vocal Tuning
Tracks and Master FX
Master FX
Exporting a Song and Fade Outs
Details to Consider
Next Steps
Opening Logic Pro X
Final Thoughts

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What's In This Plan:

  • Lifetime Access to Full Course
  • Downloadable GarageBand Session Files
  • Step-by-step production stages defined
  • Mics, gear and effects explained
  • Created for Mac and GarageBand users