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Review: GarageBand ’09

At a Glance

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Price when rated: $79 (part of iLife ’09); free on new Macs
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Pros

  • Lessons are well presented and move quickly toward learning songs
  • Interface reorganization makes it easier to locate features
  • Magic GarageBand supports recording
  • Guitar amps and stomp boxes are intuitively presented and sound good
  • Multiple views in lessons

Cons

  • No improvement in notation printing from last version
  • Can’t have more than one GarageBand project open at a time
  • No MIDI control of stomp boxes
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