Hi Terry, I've never used Garage Band, but I am using Logic Express. When you said '2/3rds speed' I immediately thought of recording bit rates ie. 16bit and 24 bit - 16 is 2/3rds of 24, and I know playback at wrong bitrate can produce a tempo difference. I had a quick look on internet for Zoom H2 (I don't know the unit) and after a quick look saw that you can record at different bit rates with it.
So... maybe the problem is somewhere around the bit rate settings? - this is just a thought.
Hi Terry, just had a look at Garage band spec and it only supports 44.1khz sample rate. I think most likely that the sample rate setting in your Zoom H2 has been changed somehow.
I think Audacity accepts various sample rates so that's why the problem wouldn't be apparent.
...just re-edited my reply, but it diodn't save.
It's the Sample rate frequency setting that affects the playback speed, not the bitrate. ie the kHz setting.
If you are going for very best quality recordings then record in WAV format 44.1kHz 24 bit. OR
if you want to save a bit of memory use 44.1kHz 16bit - quality will still be very good.
If you are going for lower quality to save a lot on memory space then record in mp3 format.
Any mp3 settings, I think, will be compatible with G Band.
Hope that helps.
Thanks for the recommended settings! WAV is the way to go for sure and you were correct with the bit rate. The imported recording was at 48.0kHz which caused the sound to change in BF.