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Ableton Live 104 - Mixing Tracks.
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Which is a common buss processing effect?
Which Utility feature reduces perceived width of a signals low end?
DC offset removal
Why do engineers traditionally think less of Live's mix engine?
Perceived poor sound quality caused by user error.
It is not loud enough.
The summing engine is demonstrably inferior.
Usually due to incorrect warp mode deployment.
Which Gate parameter determines the level below which noise is removed?
What is the easiest way to configure parallel compression in Live?
By grouping tracks to a buss.
By setting up an audio effect rack with multiple chains.
Via the Compressor or Glue Compressor's Dry/Wet dial.
By configuring a send and return.
Which Saturator mode offers subtle harmonic inflation?
You should never boost EQ bands because EQ8 has no output gain compensation parameter. True or false?
What does RTA stand for?
Real Time Amplitude
Random Transient Attack
Random Time Analysis
Real Time Analysis
What is the easiest way to buss tracks in Live?
You can't do this in Live
Via the In/Out routing matrix
Using Send and Returns
What are the three modes offered by EQ8?
Stereo, L/R, M/S
Mono, Stereo, M/S
Mono, Stereo, L/R
Low Quality, High Quality, Oversampling
What is the benefit of multiband sidechaining with an audio effect rack?
Only the specified competing frequencies are ducked.
It's good practice for other types of multiband processing.
It's easier than normal sidechaining.
Multiband processing is simply always better as a rule.
When should you apply compression to a signal?
When the dynamic range is irregular and quiet parts are dwarfed by loud parts.
Everything should be compressed.
Only on your master channel.
When the levels are too hot.
Dithering should always be applied on Export. True or false?
Why is it a good idea to have a limiter on your master buss?
To compensate for poorly mixed material.
To improve the frequency response.
To prevent accidental unwanted peaks and protect your ears and equipment.
To get a wider dynamic range.
Mixing should only be done by a certified mixing engineer. True or false?
Which frequencies can be panned left and right most freely?
Around 1 kHz.
The highest frequencies.
The low mids.
The low end.
Why should you try to keep all meters green?
To improve dynamic range.
To avoid phasing issues.
Because it's easier on the eyes.
To avoid unwanted distortion and clipping.
What's a good amount of headroom to aim for with just kick and bass in the mix?
What is the fourth dimension of audio?
Ableton Live 104
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