Creating DJ transition tracks

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Creating DJ transition tracks

Post by ESKAE » Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:35 am

I couldn't find this anywhere on the forum so please excuse me if this has already been discussed.

How do I create a DJ transition (songs that pitch from their normal BPM to another faster /slower mid song) in Ableton?


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Re: Creating DJ transition tracks

Post by salatspinatra » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:39 am

If you warp in Repitch mode- and assuming you stay on or close to the actual BPM- not only will you preserve the transients of the original wave better than with other warp settings, but you'll emulate a traditional DJ transition when you change tempo. But like most dance music since disco, this is most immediately suited for steady BPM tracks, as each clip seq. will be retuned.

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Re: Creating DJ transition tracks

Post by simonlb » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:17 pm

If you're talking about making a transition track from scratch then it's simple*, just write a track and modulate the tempo envelope as desired.

*simple if you're already an accomplished producer ;)

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