Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

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JonnyLawless
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Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by JonnyLawless » Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:35 pm

Hi All,

Been using Abelton for a few weeks so a newbie. I have created my first DJ mix in the arrangement view. I have my Global Quantization set to 1 Bar. For some reason in arrangement view the clips are not synced correctly. What I mean is the clips are not snapping to the grid at the next bar for the next clip. I hope that make sense.

I am sure this is simple to solve. If anyone could let me know what setting I need to adjust I would be very greatful.

Thank you for your help.

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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by yur2die4 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:28 pm

Practice warping and get used to setting the clip properties. (having even start points and stuff)

Or you can give it a shot with the snap to grid turned off haha

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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by JonnyLawless » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:42 pm

Thank you for getting back to me. All my clips are warped correctly. I know all the basics and have been using the main view to mix without any issues. In the arrangement view when creating a mix and not playing live I can not lock the track to each bar. I have to zoom right in to line them up correctly so they play in time. I just want to know how to set the arrangement view so the next tracks play on the correct bar like in the main window. Thanks.

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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by Grant Carlisle » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:35 pm

I usuallly set global to 1 bar and my tracks defult to 1/4
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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by JonnyLawless » Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:51 pm

I have the global quantization set to 1 bar already but it is not locking to the bar in the arrangement view. I have to zoom right in and line the clips manually. There must be a way to correct this?

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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by Grant Carlisle » Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:41 pm

Can you take a screen shot and post?
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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by synnack » Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:36 pm

how did you "create" the mix in Arrangement? Did you record it onto there by playing in Session view? Or did you drag and drop and manually move them around?
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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by JonnyLawless » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:36 am

I was dragging and dropping the files straight into the arrangement view. I relise now it will be easier just to record a set in the Session View first.

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Re: Creating DJ Mix - Arrangement View Help

Post by synnack » Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:19 pm

You can drag and drop songs straight into session view as well. Not only that, you can drag drop between them. Select a song in Arrangement view and start dragging it. With the mouse button still held down, hit the tab key, then drop it somewhere.
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