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Garageband export distorted

1107 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Dec 19, 2013 6:17 AM by Distorted bass RSS
Distorted bass Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jan 18, 2013 2:46 PM

When I'm exporting my project from garageband 11 to itunes or my hard drive, the track is distorted (especially the bass drum is distorted, sounds really bad). In my project a have: programmed drums, real bass guitar and electric guitar. No track shows red on the bar, not even close. It sounds good in GB but not when i export. I'm aware of the "Export project at full loudness" button. When i tick it in my exported track sound ok, but the sound is toooo low! I want the same volume as any other song. I tried what this guy is doing but it doesn't work for me: it still sound distorted.

My import levels were not too high when i recorded bass and guitar.

All I want is my project to sound as good it does in GB when i export, and with full loudness...

Had the same problem for years and feels like i tried everything, tried with different recordings/songs etc. Been many hours trying to fix it.


Help anyone? really need it.

Thanks \m/


MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Lysdexic Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 27, 2013 7:35 AM (in response to Distorted bass)

    I've got the same issue using some loops. Sounds great in GB, no red, no distortion, but as soon as I export, one of the loops has distortion that wasn't there before. Don't know how to fix this and I've tried th e'export project at full loudness' option both on and off.

  • Sefstah Calculating status...
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    Dec 19, 2013 12:44 AM (in response to Distorted bass)

    Same problem. Have you found any solution? I found that turning track levels way down helps but whats the point of adjusting anything if it doesn't export the way it sounds in Garageband?


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