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