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GarageBand update adds new Drummers, artist lessons, samples

Version 10.3 is the first update to the free software in over a year…

GarageBand has been updated to add new Drummer styles including jazz-influenced brush styles as well as 1,000 new electronic loops covering reggaeton, future bass and chill rap. The artists lessons – which previously cost $4.99 – are now free and include videos showing users how to play famous songs on piano and guitar, taught by the artists who wrote them. 

There's also five new sounds for the Mellotron instrument and 400 new sound FX including animals, machine and voice samples. The download is active now and is free for all Mac OS users. Download it here. Apple also recently updated GarageBand for iOS, as well as their flagship DAW Logic