O'Reilly Releases 'GarageBand: The Missing Manual'

OiReilly Media, Inc. announced Thursday the release of "GarageBand: The Missing Manual" by best-selling author and New York Times columnist David Pogue.

In the US$19.95 book, Mr. Pogue explains the two ways GarageBand can create music - digital recordings and MIDI recordings - and advises readers when and why to use each. Mr. Pogue explores every GarageBand feature in depth and offers shortcuts, workarounds, hacks, tricks, and troubleshooting advice. He also includes advanced GarageBand techniques for power users.

The book includes in-depth sections on music essentials, going beyond the basics to create and find new music loops, as well as how to integrate Garage Band-made files into iMovie, iPhoto, or iDVD projects.