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Changing the BPM without changing the speed of my audio?

Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:41 pm

Okay. I am about to go BALLISTIC.
I am using the most updated version of Garageband. I just downloaded it today and started using it today.
I have recorded music and edited it and all that good stuff.
I then wanted to add a drum track.
Turns out, it's set to a whole different BPM than the one I'm playing at.
Changing the BPM at the top of the screen also changes THE SPEED OF MY MUSIC. In other words, I need to get it down to about 82 BPM, but every time, no matter what I do, it makes my music go slo-mo. I don't want to start this thing over, I really don't. I've read it has something to do with flex? I'm not really sure.
Can someone give me a clear answer? Please remember I have NEVER used this program before today, so act like I'm an idiot and spell everything out for me.
Please, I'm at my wit's end.
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Re: Changing the BPM without changing the speed of my audio?

Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:00 pm

lol, that's because you recorded tracks are 'tied' to follow the tempo of your project.

You need to unselect the "Follow Tempo & Pitch" for tracks that you don't want to be affected by the tempo of your project.

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