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Ableton Live 104 - Mixing Tracks.
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What is the easiest way to buss tracks in Live?
You can't do this in Live
Using Send and Returns
Via the In/Out routing matrix
What's a good amount of headroom to aim for with just kick and bass in the mix?
What is the easiest way to configure parallel compression in Live?
By configuring a send and return.
By grouping tracks to a buss.
Via the Compressor or Glue Compressor's Dry/Wet dial.
By setting up an audio effect rack with multiple chains.
Mixing should only be done by a certified mixing engineer. True or false?
When should you apply compression to a signal?
Everything should be compressed.
When the levels are too hot.
Only on your master channel.
When the dynamic range is irregular and quiet parts are dwarfed by loud parts.
What is the benefit of multiband sidechaining with an audio effect rack?
Only the specified competing frequencies are ducked.
It's good practice for other types of multiband processing.
It's easier than normal sidechaining.
Multiband processing is simply always better as a rule.
You should never boost EQ bands because EQ8 has no output gain compensation parameter. True or false?
Why do engineers traditionally think less of Live's mix engine?
The summing engine is demonstrably inferior.
It is not loud enough.
Perceived poor sound quality caused by user error.
Usually due to incorrect warp mode deployment.
Which is a common buss processing effect?
Dithering should always be applied on Export. True or false?
What is the fourth dimension of audio?
Which Gate parameter determines the level below which noise is removed?
Why should you try to keep all meters green?
To avoid phasing issues.
Because it's easier on the eyes.
To avoid unwanted distortion and clipping.
To improve dynamic range.
What does RTA stand for?
Random Time Analysis
Real Time Analysis
Random Transient Attack
Real Time Amplitude
Which Utility feature reduces perceived width of a signals low end?
DC offset removal
Which Saturator mode offers subtle harmonic inflation?
What are the three modes offered by EQ8?
Low Quality, High Quality, Oversampling
Stereo, L/R, M/S
Mono, Stereo, M/S
Mono, Stereo, L/R
Which frequencies can be panned left and right most freely?
The low end.
The low mids.
Around 1 kHz.
The highest frequencies.
Why is it a good idea to have a limiter on your master buss?
To compensate for poorly mixed material.
To improve the frequency response.
To prevent accidental unwanted peaks and protect your ears and equipment.
To get a wider dynamic range.
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