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how_to_match_beats [2008/03/03 22:21]
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-===== First time -- simplified! ===== 
  
-I suggest that initially that you mix a song with a copy of +===== First time -- simplified! =====
-itself ​-- since the first thing to learn is the '​mechanics'​ +
-this will eliminate differences in song beat and structure.+
  
-I play mainly trance music, which has the advantage for mixing +I suggest that initially that you mix a song with a copy of itself -- since the first thing to learn is the '​mechanics'​ this will eliminate differences in song beat and structure. ​I play mainly trance music, which has the advantage for mixing that the beat is the same from one end of a song to the other, and also tends to have nice repetitive structures to play with.
-that the beat is the same from one end of a song to the other.+
  
-Start playing the first track in player 1, "​live"​. The mix +Start playing the first track in player 1, "​live"​. The mix slider should be to the left. Once it's playing live, it's "​outgoing"​ -- meaning it will end soon enough.
-slider should be to the left. Once it's playing live, it's "​outgoing"​ -- meaning it will end soon enough.+
  
-Load the new (incoming) track into player 2. If it's the same as +Load the new (incoming) track into player 2. If it's the same as the outgoing (playing) track you can skip the BPM matching part (described below).
-the outgoing (playing) track you can skip the BPM matching part +
-(described below).+
  
 While the first track is playing live, click/press the While the first track is playing live, click/press the
how_to_match_beats.txt · Last modified: 2008/03/03 22:23 by tomic