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Changing a Song’s Tempo: How to Make a Song Longer or Shorter

how to make a song longer or shorter

Ever had a music track that’s just a hair too short, or a smidgen too long? You don’t have to worry about it anymore. Today I’m showing you how to take that music track and either make it longer, or shorter. It’s super simple, crazy useful, and best of allfree. All you need is a Mac, Garageband, and a brain. Think you can handle it? Awesome! Let’s dive in.


Software Used


  • Garageband



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Till next time.

Keep on learning!


Michael Heuer

Sound Design Academy