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DJing with Live 101 - DJing with Live Essentials.
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I want to mix two warped tracks, but one is in different musical key. What should I do to put them in same musical key?
Use a compressor
Study the circle of fifths
Use the transpose control in clip window
Try different songs
What is the minimum number of audio out(s) necessary on an audio interface to set up a headphone cue system in Ableton Live?
Basic beatmatched blending is a good technique for mixing when _______?
music is similar in style and tempo
for all music, regardless of style or tempo
mixing unwarped music
What is one advantage to Djing with Ableton Live?
Less expensive than a pair of Technics 1200s
Allows user to build a custom Djing template tailored for specific gigs.
Once you hit play, Ableton will DJ automatically.
Better sound quality.
Where do I type the BPM value to make Live change tempo for a scene?
In Scene Launch column
MIDI mapping browser
In clip detail view
What are the main elements of a classic DJ rig?
2 decks, crossfader, vertical fader, EQs, headphone cue system, headphones
Sunglasses, fitted jeans, fitted baseball cap
MP3 player, Laptop, good monitors
DJ coffin, slipmats, needle case
Why set a maximum MIDI value on our volume fader?
Prevent channel volume from overloading during a show
Keeps music beatmatched
To get a louder mix
Don't need to set; clipped audio sounds better
One of the tracks in my set has a 10 second ambient intro. What should I do to correctly warp the song?
Use another DAW instead
Let Ableton Live auto warp song
Temporarily set the start marker to where the drums enter. Warp song, then pull start marker back to include intro.
Find another song, it's not possible to warp this song
How do I make the knob I assigned stay within a tempo range of 120-150 BPM?
Type BPM into the song clip
Put tape on the knob
In MIDI mapping browser, type minimum and maximum tempo values
How do I change crossfader curve setting in Ableton Live?
Cross your fingers
Right-click on fader on Ableton's screen
Open Live's browser
Open system preferences
Why should I check warping and not rely on auto-warping in Ableton Live?
Auto warping may incorrectly set tempo and start markers
Auto warping will alter pitch of song
It's OK to use auto warping, it's always correct.
What should I do after watching this course to improve my DJing skills?
Buy a new wardrobe
Warp many songs and practice DJ techniques learned in this course
Make a sandwich and update your Facebook status
Go party and dance
What's a fast way to create a looped portion of a warped song?
Highlight area and hit Command + L (Mac) or Control - L (Windows)
Go into ableton preferences panel
Move start marker
Use Ableton Live's Looper device
To create loops on the fly, I should use which buttons?
Scene Launch Button
Position Set, Loop Set, Loop On/Off
Arrangement Loop Switch
What is main purpose of using EQs during a DJ set?
Pre-listen to next song
Get more bass
Manage frequencies in the mix
Create riser sound effects
What is the advantage of using a MIDI controller with Ableton Live?
Gives you hands on control over Live's onscreen features.
Will identify key of the song.
To get a better sound quality
Not necessary unless you are producing music.
I hooked up my controller, but it isn't working with Ableton. What is the first thing I should check?
Warranty expired on my controller
Download the latest version of Live
I need to change my Audio preferences
MIDI preferences in Ableton
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