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