BPM gets progressively smaller.

I am trying to figure out how to play a live set on Abelton Live. I have been throwing it all into arrangement view because I a not really trying to remix anything, just broadcast songs and match beats. But today I noticed that the BPMs in the songs were getting progressively smaller as the set got longer. WTF? I can't have a slow set. What is going on?

I am not trying to change the tempo. I am aware of how to change the tempo. It appears to be dividing each songs bpm as I continue.


blackbettyblog 5 years ago | 0 comments

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  • minkay
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    1 vote

    U need to Warp do warping throughout the entire track. Sometimes (Esp Ableton 8) doesn't detect accurately on its own so you need to make sure markers occur on the beat even towards the end of a track.

    Its also VERY possible you are using ripped tracks that are not high quality so the tempo of the actual track gets messed up.


    just get good quality tracks and make sure you warp the markers correctly

    5 years ago | 0 comments
  • FillClarke
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    Minkay- I'm afraid your comment is incorrect. This has absolutely nothing to do with the quality of an audio sample nor with warping.

    Blackbetty- It's not the size of the BPM that decreases- it's just the zoom level on your grid in the arrangement window that isn't going in deeper. Smaller adjustments most likely still be done in the clip editing windows of the track you're dropping on the arrangement.

    5 years ago | 0 comments

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