ASK Video Releases Garageband’08 DVD Tutorial

Video Interactive Media, a leading creator of software tutorials on DVD, has released Garageband'08, one of the most ambitious DVD tutorials on the ubiquitous music software to date with more than 4 hours of video covering 41 chapters of material. To celebrate its release, the company is offering a 20% discount on all pre-orders at

With thousands of hours of educational experience to his credit, GarageBand expert Tony Wallace reveals how to get the most out of GarageBand´08 in a step by step, easy to follow style. New GarageBand users will be up and running quickly, while power users will benefit from advanced instruction on creating, arranging and mixing songs, podcasts and movie soundtracks using this simple and powerful application.

"GarageBand offers what is probably the best combination of power and simplicity available in a music application. However, even the easiest applications have hidden features that can help you work smarter and faster," says Wallace. "Our goal was to help people get the most out of GarageBand, whether they are sketching out new songs, getting their message out in a podcast or putting the finishing touches on their vacation videos."

This Mac and PC compatible DVD Tutorial covers a lot of ground, beginning with introductory chapters such as First Run, Guided Tour 1 and 2, and chapters on Projects, Tracks, and Loops. He then moves through the nuts and bolts of Garageband'08 with topics ranging from Arranging and Editing, to Effects and Mixing. Garageband'08 finishes with chapters on diverse subjects such as Sharing Your Music, Podcast Tracks, Voiceovers, and Movie Soundtracks.

"The range of people using Garageband is astonishing; hobbyists and pros alike use it for music and podcasting as well as video and movie soundtracks," said Steve Kostrey, President of ASK Video. "The sheer volume of information contained in this DVD makes it the perfect companion for anyone using the software. No matter what your experience is or what kind of music you're making, it's all in this DVD!"

Throughout its 41 chapters, Garageband'08 features the professional quality video, easy to use interface, and personal introductions and narration that ASK has become known for with their Tutorial DVDs. Building on their extensive experience with professional music software titles such as Pro Tools, Cubase, and Live, ASK Video now brings the same level of expertise to the masses with Garageband'08.

Pricing and Availability:
Garageband'08 Tutorial DVD is available May19 for $49.99 USD. Pre-order before May 19 for $39.99 USD - a savings of 20%. Ordering information and video examples are available at

System Compatibility:
This product includes QuickTime 7.x Mac/PC which is required for video playback. DVD-Rom drive required for Mac/PC DVD-ROM. Minimum screen resolution for DVD-ROM 1024 x 768.
PC: Windows XP Home or Professional, Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon 800 MHz or faster, 256 MB RAM. Windows MME or DirectSound Sound Card.
MAC: Requires Mac OS X v10.2 or higher, Power Mac G4 867 MHz, 256 MB RAM, Sound Card.