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Kirk McElhearn returns in the guise of iTunes Guy to solve issues of unclean albums, desired album artwork that's gone missing, and album artwork you'd rather not see.
Dan Miller has a problem: He's compulsive about iTunes metadata. Here's how he makes sure the information for each track is just the way he wants it.
Find out how you can manage track data in iTunes with the help of a search-and-replace script.
The iTunes Guy returns with answers to confounding questions of editing track lengths for iPad playback, sorting tracks with multiple assigned genres, and moving iTunes libraries to other volumes.
Maestro Breen reaches the double-bar in his look at GarageBand.
In this week's music lesson, bandleader Breen shows you how to make the most of your guitar or bass with GarageBand 10.
Equalization—aka EQ—can improve the sounds coming out of your iOS device without requiring you to buy expensive new headphones. Here's how it works and why you should be using it.
The iTunes Guy examines two related questions about moving podcasts and music from one Mac to another while retaining metadata. He also looks at a question about smart playlists built around specific words, and explains an easy way to create a text file with a list of all your playlists.
One of GarageBand's finest features is its ability to act as a great mimic of real instruments. With a Mac and musical keyboard you've got an orchestra at your fingertips.
You want to record a duet or podcast with GarageBand and have two USB microphones on hand. How's it done? Chris Breen reveals all.
Maestro Breen returns with another Mac 101 lesson. This time: Creating musical grooves by layering together GarageBand loops.
In his first column of 2014, the iTunes Guy addresses how to get a list of apps on an iOS device, shows some tagging tricks for multidisc sets, and offers suggestions for iTunes controllers.
Though you may claim to lack the musician gene, you can still use GarageBand for Mac to create dynamic (and free) ringtones. Chris Breen explains how.
GarageBand, the iLife application avoided by the greatest number of people, is actually a perfectly wonderful tool for nonmusicians as well as for the tunefully inclined. Professor Breen explains all.