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