Recording Acoustic Guitar On Garageband Ipad

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  1. Music Recording Garageband
  2. Recording Acoustic Guitar On Garageband Ipad 7
  3. Garageband Guitar Sounds
I edit sermons for the Church I attend to submit for the radio station. I bought an iPad in an attempt to save time by taking it with me to work to work on during my lunch break. I found very quickly that I was not able to import a project created in GarageBand for Mac into GarageBand for the iPad, neither does it work trying to import the mp3 file for editing. So what I did is fabricate myself a cable to do this. I took a wired mobile headset with the 4 conductor 1/8 jack and unsoldered it from the mic. I then soldered the ground and mic wire from the headset i took apart to the ground and conductor to a mono headphone wire jack. I know that this may sound complicated but I found that I am able to use the voice recording instrument in GarageBand to record audio that I play from a Mac or regular walkman cd player. I hit play on the audio source (cd player) and hit record on the iPad. The only problem I have found so far is that when the screen times out and the iPad auto locks it causes the recording to stop even though the top system bar is red and states that GarageBand is recording. I found out that when the iPad is lock is is actually not recording. I will have to disable the auto lock feature on my iPad to see if this will allow the iPad to continue to record the full 45 minute audio file.
I hope that Apple will allow regular compatibility between GarageBands in the future. Please let me know if any of you find a better way to do this same task. Thanks!!

Music Recording Garageband

  • Use the Audio Recorder in GarageBand for iPad Using the Audio Recorder, you can record your voice, an instrument, or any other sound using the microphone on your iPad, and play it back in GarageBand. You can also record sounds using an external microphone connected to your iPad.
  • Jan 30, 2016 Apple has been developing GarageBand for years. It’s not updated as frequently as some other options, but it gets the job done. It’s where most of my recordings take place and I make full use of the various guitar amp and pedal modeling available. It doesn’t have a massive selection but the main ones (reverb.
  • When you record, any pedal movements you make with Face Control are also recorded. Tap the guitar icon in the upper-left corner, then tap Retro Wah. Hold your iPad 10–20 inches (25–50 cm) away from your face, then tap the Face Control button. The first time you use Face Control, GarageBand asks for permission to access the camera on your iPad.
  • It’s time to plug a real instrument into GarageBand to see what it can do. GarageBand isn’t just good for recording, you can also use it as a space-saving practice amp for listening to your guitar or keyboard through headphones. It’s also perfectly possible to use GarageBand’s microphone option to record an acoustic instrument.
  • Setting up the iRig Acoustic Stage. When you record your acoustic guitar you need to set things up so that you have an instrument mic as close to the guitar's soundhole as possible. In some cases you might also want to just use the guitar's existing preamp with a direct TRS out, if your acoustic guitar comes with one.

The best microphone for recording vocals and acoustic guitar is a large diaphragm condenser microphone with cardioid pickup pattern. This type of microphone will be able to capture the nuance of your live performance. To record the guitar and vocals on your computer you will also need an audio interface.

Mar 15, 2011 11:01 AM

Serato scratch live windows 10. If you’re a guitarist who’s just getting started with GarageBand and are dying to jump in a start recording, you may be overwhelmed with the different gear options available to you.

While many would argue that the only way to accurately capture an electric guitar performance is by mic’ing up your amplifier and hitting record, in my latest video I share 3 ways that you can directly input your guitar into your Mac so that you can record it in GarageBand.

Directly inputting (or ‘DI-ing’) your instrument in this way gives you more control over how your recording sounds if you choose to use Garageband’s built in amp designer and/or Audio Unit plug ins.

Check it out below:

You can find the gear mentioned in the video here:


TOOGOO(R) 3M Guitar to PC USB Recording Cable

Recording Acoustic Guitar On Garageband Ipad 7

IK Multimedia iRig Pro I/O

Garageband Guitar Sounds

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

How do you prefer to record your guitars in GarageBand? What gear do you use? Leave a comment and let me know or come join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.