How do you tune one song to match the other you're mixing?

OK, so I'm trying to do an 80's mix. Got a couple of tracks. I have 'converted melody to MIDI track' on both to find out what key they are both in.

The first song, under notes on the bottom left of screen, says the song is in the key 'F0-F#5'. The second song is in the key 'G0-G4'.

How do I tune the second song so it mixes in the same key as the first one? Do I tune the second song down 1ct to match the key F0?

You'll have to excuse my lack of music theory as I'm not a 'musician' as such!

Thanks in advance.

 

Kiarian

2 followers

Kir 7 months ago | 0 comments

1 answer

  • Near Earth Object
    contribution
    461 answers
    493 votes received
    1 vote

    I don't know all music theorieseither, but do have a good set of ears. So my advice would be: ignore theories, listen to the tracks you want to tune, and adjust pitch until it is in the same key. You can use the clip settings to do this.

    7 months ago | 0 comments

You need to be logged in, have a Live license, and have a username set in your account to be able to answer questions.

Answers is a new product and we'd like to hear your wishes, problems or ideas.