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Ableton Live 10 104 - Mixing Tracks.
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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.
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 get a wider dynamic range.
To prevent accidental unwanted peaks and protect your ears and equipment.
What is the easiest way to buss tracks in Live?
Via the In/Out routing matrix
You can't do this in Live
Using Send and Returns
Why do engineers traditionally think less of Live's mix engine?
The summing engine is demonstrably inferior.
Usually due to incorrect warp mode deployment.
It is not loud enough.
Perceived poor sound quality caused by user error.
You should never boost EQ bands because EQ8 has no output gain compensation parameter. True or false?
Which is a common buss processing effect?
What is the benefit of multiband sidechaining with an audio effect rack?
It's easier than normal sidechaining.
It's good practice for other types of multiband processing.
Multiband processing is simply always better as a rule.
Only the specified competing frequencies are ducked.
Which Saturator mode offers subtle harmonic inflation?
What's a good amount of headroom to aim for with just kick and bass in the mix?
Mixing should only be done by a certified mixing engineer. True or false?
What is the easiest way to configure parallel compression in Live?
By setting up an audio effect rack with multiple chains.
By grouping tracks to a buss.
Via the Compressor or Glue Compressor's Dry/Wet dial.
By configuring a send and return.
Which frequencies can be panned left and right most freely?
The low mids.
The highest frequencies.
Around 1 kHz.
The low end.
Dithering should always be applied on Export. True or false?
When should you apply compression to a signal?
Only on your master channel.
Everything should be compressed.
When the levels are too hot.
When the dynamic range is irregular and quiet parts are dwarfed by loud parts.
What is the fourth dimension of audio?
What are the three modes offered by EQ8?
Mono, Stereo, M/S
Stereo, L/R, M/S
Mono, Stereo, L/R
Low Quality, High Quality, Oversampling
Which Gate parameter determines the level below which noise is removed?
What does RTA stand for?
Random Time Analysis
Real Time Analysis
Real Time Amplitude
Random Transient Attack
Which Utility feature reduces perceived width of a signals low end?
DC offset removal
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