Another band who appreciate the value of getting ideas down quickly are Fall Out Boy. Their guitarist Joe Trohman has let it be known that he and his band’s singer/guitarist Patrick Stump used GarageBand to make the initial recordings for their 2008 long player Folie à Deux.
“We’ve used other programs, but GarageBand offers us a better way to get our ideas down,” Joe explained. “Patrick lays down a lot of his ideas on GarageBand - he sends me the files and then I work on my guitar parts on my system. What’s great is, they sound like real records. Plus, GarageBand has great tones, so when I put down guitar lines, the band doesn’t have to guess what they’re going to sound like. They pretty much know what I’m going to do on the record.”
For a complete guide to using GarageBand for Mac and iPad, check out GarageBand: The Ultimate Guide, which is on sale now and features step-by-step tutorials on the software’s top features. It’s also available as a digital edition.
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