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Can't expand loops infinitely in Garageband: please help!

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Aug 18, 2012 8:55 PM

I just recently switched from PC to Mac (and I'll never go back) but I'm having a bit of a learning curve with garage band (though it is tons of fun),

 

Here's my issue (and maybe I'm just trying to do something it's not made to do):

 

1) I recorded a 12 bar bass track for a 36 bar song using my midi controller and a software bass instrument

2) I dragged the loop once to make a 24 bar song (1 original and 1 repeat loop)

3) when I tried to drag it to make a third repeat, it just stops and won't let me do it...I can advance like 1 second at a time but this will take forever.

 

am I just trying to do something dumb?  Is there a better way to do this?

 

thanks!

 

 

steve

iMac, iOS 5.1.1

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