Tips for Using GarageBand Jam Pack 2:
Remix Tools Instruments
The GarageBand Jam Pack 2: Remix Tools package contains over 100 Software Instrument presets you can use to create remixes in a variety of contemporary genres. In addition to synthesizer instruments, Remix Tools includes Software Instruments in the following categories:
" Drum kits, including kits based on classic Roland drum machines
" Keyboard instruments for creating chordal riffs and pads
" Sound Effects kits you can use for atmospheric effects and transitions
This document describes the Drum Kit, Keyboard, and Sound Effects instruments included in
Remix Tools, and lists controller information for each of these instruments.
Remix Tools includes 22 drum kits, featuring both classic and contemporary drum sounds. In addition, you can modify the sound of each drum kit in real time using keyboard controllers,
including the modulation (mod) wheel and pitch bend wheel. The following table lists controller information for the drum kits.
Big Beat Remix
Classic Hip Hop Remix
Classic House Remix
Drum N Bass Remix
Euro Dance Remix
Hard Techno Remix
Hip Hop Remix
Old School Funk Remix
Paris House Remix
Trip Hop Remix
UK Garage Remix
Raising the mod wheel closes the cutoff filter and increases resonance.
Moving the pitch bend wheel raises or lowers the pitch of many drum sounds
(up to 3 octaves higher or lower), so you can change their pitch over time.
You can control the maximum length of most drum sounds using the Release slider in the Generator editor window. Drag the slider left to create short, tight,
punchy sounds, used in certain styles of music.
When using the hi-hat drum sounds (notes F#1 and A#1 in most drum kits),
playing one note will stop the sound of the previously played note, like closing