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