How to Change the Time Signature from 6/8 to 4/4


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Subdividing 6/8 time and changing the time signature to 4/4

In addition to working with a vocal that has to be edited to sit tightly against the grid, there is also the challenge of adapting it to a different time signature. The original time signature of the song is in 6/8, or at least that's how I'm perceiving it. The case could be made that it's in 12/8, but there are some gray areas when it comes to time signatures, and some of it is subjective. But at the end of the day, we know that we want our remix to be in 4/4 time. So how do we get there from either a 6/8 or a 12/8 time signature? One way is to listen to the track and find the slow to count.

I'll play the track from the beginning and count in 6. (music playing) 1-2-3-4-5-6 1-2-3-4-5-6 1-2-3-4-5-6 Or if I was to make the for case that this was 12/8, I'll count in 12. (music playing) 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12 So again, it's subdivisions and more subdivisions.

As we listen to the hi-hat pattern, listen to where the accents are falling, that's givin...

Subdividing 6/8 time and changing the time signature to 4/4
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Subdividing 6/8 time and changing the time signature to 4/4 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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