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