Join Josh Harris for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing vocals and using the 10% time-stretch rule, part of Remixing Techniques: Time Stretching.
During this chapter, I'll be using Ableton Live on the Mac platform for the demonstration.…The menu choices and keyboard shortcuts I'll be using are for that DAW and platform only.…If you are using a different DAW or if you're on a different platform, obviously…you'll be using different keyboard shortcuts and menus but the remixing…concepts will be the same.…If you need a refresher on your DAW of choice, please seek out the Essential…Training title for that DAW on the online training library here at lynda.com.…Additionally, you can reference the chapter in this course, where I do you use…your DAW for the demonstration.…
And I'll show you the basic Remixing Tools and Techniques for that DAW and then…return to this movie and go through this chapter's concepts with the techniques…appropriate to your situation in mind.…We begin with the blank session in Ableton Live. I already know the BPM of the…song because the engineer was kind enough to put them in the title of the vocal stems.…Let's take a look.…We have Lead and Background vocals WET and DRY 104 beats per minute.…
- What is time stretching or expanding?
- Understanding how time stretching fits into the remixing process
- Working in Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, or Reason
- Calculating the tempo of the original track
- Dealing with wet vocal stems
- Importing vocals with the 10% time-stretch rule
- Comparing time-stretched vocals at faster tempos
- Putting a time-stretched vocal in context
- Setting up a session for double-timing a vocal
- Creating a 4/4 remix from a song originally in 3/4 or 6/8
- Tightening up a vocal that drifts from the click track
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Time-Stretching Basics
2. Tools of the Trade
3. Technique 1: Speeding Up Vocals
4. Technique 2: Slowing Down and Double Timing Vocals
5. Technique 3: Creating a Composite Vocal from Multiple Time Stretches
6. Technique 4: Transforming a 3/4 or 6/8 Vocal into 4/4
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