[MPA] Garage Band...whoa!

Jon Freeland alpha at alphaquam.com
Tue Jan 6 20:31:32 PST 2004

Does anyone know if this is available at Apple Stores yet?  And yes, 
Jobs said 64 tracks.  I'm very excited and would like to get my hands 
on it ASAP.  Would like to know more about the editing of MIDI tracks, 
though.  Sure beats what I have now, which is nothing.  Good thing I 
didn't drop $600 for Logic.

On Jan 6, 2004, at 11:28 PM, Steven Palm wrote:

> On Jan 6, 2004, at 2:08 PM, Jay Shaffer wrote:
>> Well, Apple has certainly laid down the gauntlet with Garage Band, 
>> for $49 it's a pretty impressive package. Does anyone know if it 
>> records at better than 16/44? or how many audio tracks it'll do?
>  I'm almost positive I heard Jobs say 64 tracks, but of course that is 
> playback/editing/mixing. I placed my order straight away, as I'm a 
> trad Irish musician and only play one thing at a time so even one 
> simultaneous input is fine for me. However, it would be nice to have 
> it support as many simultaneous inputs as you had hardware channels 
> and CPU horsepower for.
>  I see in the screenshots that there is one record button in the lower 
> area, but I can't see clearly enough to tell if you mark individual 
> tracks as "record" tracks, etc, as you would do in, say, ProTools.
>  Can't wait for it to arrive and start playing with it.
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