You’re now a BandLab user and you can’t wait till you get started. Neither can we! Here are some simple steps to get you going:
To record using BandLab on the web, make sure you are logged into your account or sign-up at www.bandlab.com.
- Click the Red Create button at the top right of the screen which will then ask you to choose Let's Make Music, Import Track or Give a Shout
- Choose Let's Make Music which will take you to the Mix Editor.
- You will be prompted with the New Track screen where you will choose what kind of track you want to start:
- Instruments - Use your computer keyboard to play virtual instruments, or you can connect a MIDI controller too.
- Drum Machine - Create beats and rhythms with our built-in drum machine
- Voice/Mic - Record via microphone or a connected audio interface
- Guitar or Bass - Plug in a guitar or bass to use BandLab as an amp - this will require some sort of audio interface or special cable
To record using the BandLab iOS/Android Apps:
- Tap on the Red + Button at the bottom of the screen
- You will be prompted with the Let's Make Music screen where you can choose what kind of track you want to start with:
- Import Track - Upload your MP3, M4A or WAV file.
- Voice/Mic - Record any sound via microphone or a connected audio interface
- MIDI Instruments - Access virtual instruments such as drums, piano, synths, strings and woodwind!
- Looper - Make dope beats by using our Looper interface. Layer sounds by adding guitars, FX, bass and beats that can be downloaded from our Sound Packs library.
- Guitar or Bass - Plug in a guitar to use BandLab as an amp - this will require some sort of portable audio interface similar to the BandLab Link Analog
- To start, choose Voice/Mic and you can record using the built-in mic on your phone.
- Record something by tapping on the Red Record Button. This will end up being your first track.
- Tap the Arrow Down Icon on the top right to bring you back to the track view
- To add more tracks, tap the + Icon beneath the first track
- You can continue making up to a total of 12 tracks.
- To save, tap the Cloud Icon at the top right of the screen. You can choose if you want to Save or Publish.
- Here you can name your project, add a description, choose if you want to allow Forks or not and if you want to move the song to a band.