Note looping in GarageBand

In GarageBand, I did a recording of me just sing a long note and want to loop an entire song so the note sounds even longer.  But when I do that, whenever the loop again it makes a little noise, hard to explain, but even if I cut the beginning and the end of the recording, he does always a little sound whenever he performs a loop itself and I don't know what to do. Y at - it a setting I can change to stop? I want it to look like a long drone.

To what you want to achieve, you must to crossfade regions to create transitions smoothly between them. Unfortunately, GarageBand doesn't have the ability to fade or crossafe Audio regions (Logic Pro X). However, all is not lost, there is a solution, you can do the same thing with automation.

Look at the screenshot to understand the procedure.

  • Create two Audio tracks
  • The first Audio track has the area of your voice recording audio
  • Apply the Volume Automation to increase the level at the beginning of the region and lower end of the region.
  • Now copy (Option-do drag) this region in the second piece so the end of the first area overlaps the beginning of this region. Automation is copied with the region.
  • Now select the region on the first track and the area (you just copied) on the second track and the Option-do drag to the right to copy both of them, yet once for the region of second and third overlap.
  • Keep this copy procedure as long as you need it to be.

As you can see, when a region Faints, the other region on the road to spare fades, create a crossfade without welding.

You play a little to find the right length for automation to come in and out and also how to straddle the regions.

I explain details of the automation and the rest of my book of GarageBand. ""X GarageBand - how it works".

A tip:

Instead of having a linear Automation curve between two Automation Control Points (the points), you can create logarithmic shapes by Ctrl + Shift + drag the line between two Control Points. Drag left/right for s-shape or high-low exponential curves. It will look something like this (sh + ctr + click on the line to linear curve).

Hope that helps

Edgar Rothermich -

(Author of "Graphically improved manuals")

"I could receive some form of compensation, financial or otherwise, my recommendation or link."

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