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