August 17, 2022
GarageBand launches new in-app remix sessions with Katy Perry and K-pop supergroup SEVENTEEN
Remix Katy Perry’s “Harleys in Hawaii” and SEVENTEEN’s “Darl+ing” with GarageBand on iPhone and iPad
Starting today, GarageBand for iOS and iPadOS will include two brand new in-app remix sessions featuring Katy Perry and K-pop supergroup SEVENTEEN. GarageBand’s Remix Sessions let everyone express their inner DJ using tracks from today’s top artists. With inspiration in the app from the artists themselves and step-by-step video instructions from an Apple Creative Pro, the sessions give budding musicians the opportunity to put their own personal spin on the hit songs “Harleys in Hawaii by Katy Perry and “Darl+ing” by SEVENTEEN.
The Katy Perry and SEVENTEEN Remix Sessions are available for free download from the GarageBand Sound Library, which also includes a wide variety of free loops, sounds, and instruments that provide all the basics needed to mix and match and take the original songs in a whole new direction. Using GarageBand’s popular Live Loops interface for remixing, anyone can quickly rearrange and add new elements to songs, while keeping everything in sync with tempo and key – no music theory expertise required. Remix FX allows for even greater variety with filters, repeaters and more to create the ultimate drop. Whether it’s a complete shift from house to hip-hop or a mashup of multiple genres, GarageBand users can unleash their creativity.
Today at Apple
Available at Apple Retail locations worldwide, free creative and educational Today at Apple sessions inspire customers to do more with the products they love. Starting today, an all-new Today at Apple session, Music Skills: Katy Perry Remix, will be offered in-person at Apple Stores around the world. In this session, Retail Creative Pros will teach customers how to remix “Harleys in Hawaii” by Katy Perry, using GarageBand on iPad and iPhone. Previous Today at Apple Remix Sessions featured top musical artists including Billie Eilish, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and more. Customers can register for a session at an Apple Store near them on the Today at Apple homepage.
Woozi from SEVENTEEN, artist: “We love sharing the experience of music creation with our fans. We’ve been using GarageBand for years, so it’s an honor to partner with Apple on our Remix Session in GarageBand. Now our fans can create music from the same way as us. We hope everyone will have fun remixing our song “Darl+ing” with their own sense of style, and we can’t wait for Carats to share their latest remixes with us and the rest of the world when they will be finished.”
The all-new Remix Sessions are available today as a free download from the GarageBand Sound Library 2.3.12 for iOS and iPadOS, or later. For more information, visit apple.com/ios/garageband.
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