Calculate the BPM and tempo of the original track Remixing: Time Stretching


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Calculating the BPM and tempo of the original track

Now it's time to calculate the BPM of the original track. Let's import the original version of the song which is called Breakdown Mode by Iyeoka. I open up the Audio bin by using the B key and underneath the Audio File pulldown menu I select Iyeoka > Breakdown Mode. It's the original MP3. Add it to the Audio Bin, click Done, and Logic will convert the MP3 to an AIFF. As you can see, and it's creating a waveform overview.

Drag the original out onto the Arrange window, close the Audio Bin, mute out my kick drum and contract the screen a little bit. I'll select the track that has the original mix on it, a Breakdown Mode and in my Plug-In menu select BPM Counter. So Logic's BPM Counter will now calculate the BPM of the original. And just to take a closer look at the waveform I'll increase my waveform view. So let's take a listen to the original version of Breakdown Mode and watch Logic's BPM Counter do its thing.

(music playing) Immediately, it went to 1:48 BMP, and...

Calculating the BPM and tempo of the original track
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Calculating the BPM and tempo of the original track provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Josh Harris as part of the Remixing Techniques: Time Stretching

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