Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Hooking up the piano's

Let's connect the usb piano's to the mac's and practice some of the fingering in the lessons.  

Monday, September 28, 2015

Friday, September 25, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

PLHS Music Production Technology: Creating a basic rock beat

Note.  If you are on a pc, you will need to trade computers with someone to create the rock beat when they are done.  You have to use garageband!  If you can find an online program like garageband, let me know.  Maybe you can use that.  

PLHS Music Production Technology: Creating a basic rock beat: Video  Creating a basic rock beat

If you at a PC in the back, check out this drum machine.    Try and program the rock beat.  

Drum machine link

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Test tomorrow

I am giving you today to study for the quizlet tomorrow.    

Is your song on your blog?

Monday, September 21, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Funny but true.

Found this & had to share, soooo funny! :DEver wondered what a Sound Engineer does...

Posted by Jordan Jansen Music on Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Full Song

Practicing with loops and posting your song

Record another song w loops.   Go through the same procedure and send me the link to your song through my contact form.    Make sure you give it a title.  

Make sure it is at least 1 min. long.    

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sound Cloud and posting

1. Basic Garageband video

2. Watch this video on uploading to to sound cloud and posting your song on your blog

click below

 How to get your songs up on soundcloud and then posted to your blog Video

3. create anything you want using loops in garageband, upload to sound cloud and paste it to your blog.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Blogs and Garageband 1. Loops.

URL and Blogs.

1. Making sure you are connected.   Did you create your blog and send me the URL?  I'm going to make sure I have you connected so that I can receive your work.


2.  Are you checking the blog first thing when you come in?

3.  Remember, you are responsible for knowing where we are in class and what is due.  You do this by checking the blog.  Even if you miss class you can still check the blog.  So using the excuse..."I didn't know" is not a valid excuse.   

GarageBand 1. Loops.

Open up GarageBand.  If the icon is not on your lower menu, then click on the...

1. Smiley face

2. Applications

3. Garageband

Open up GarageBand and click on the help menu then garageband help.  Click on lesson 5.  Watch the video on adding loops.  It's only 2 minutes long and very easy.  Now follow the video directions and start to experiment with the loops.  

It should look like the image below.  

Friday, September 11, 2015

Finish up Friday

  1. Finish up your Prezi
  2. Send me the link to your blo
  3. We start in Garageband on Monday

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Prezi and Blog

Seat assignments.

1. Keep working on your prezi.   Click share at the bottom when you are done.  Copy the the link and mail it to me.

 2. If you didn't get your blog done, try it again.  

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Create and design your blog.

Create and design your blog.  Here is the link to your tutorial.

Name your blog like this...  first name, last name, class name

Douglas Booth Music Production 

After you create your blog, go to your home page and copy the url.  Paste it in an email and Send it to     

When you finish go to this garageband link and poke around.  

First look at garageband

Garageband web site

Thursday, September 3, 2015



Introduction  /  About this class.  

  1. Me  
  2. The class
  3. You make a prezi similar to this one.   It must include 30 things about you.  You will present this to the class.  Due date is This Friday.  Link
  4. Rules
  5. Contact...Go to... Info...
Todays Assignment