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jpbears1 11-30-2007 07:47 AM

Live Recordings - Elastic Audio / Beat Detective
1. Anyone know of a tutorial on using Elastic Audio for a Live Recording? Beat Detective? Several of the takes I have are not played to a click - so how do you go about using Elastic Audio or Beat Detective in this situation? I have multi-track beat detective. How do you use it when there is not a constant tempo?

2. Can you somewhat correct tempo variations with EA and/or BD without having a constant tempo to start with?

3. Is it possible with the new Elastic Audio (maybe in combination with Beat Detective) - to analyze a track from one take of a live song and then conform another take of that same song to the tempo of the first one?
For example, a live recording with two different takes of the same song. Neither take was played with a click, however the tempos are somewhat similar. The Lead Vocal from the first take sucks, but everything else is good. Can I analyze the tempo of the Lead Vocal from take 1 and then grab the Lead Vocal from take 2 and use Elastic Audio to conform it to the tempo variations of the take 1?

Any pointers would be greatly appreciated. I can see how both tools are very powerful, but its hard finding documentation on how to actually use it other than just what each button does when you click it.

Phil Ogden 11-30-2007 08:30 AM

Re: Live Recordings - Elastic Audio / Beat Detective
Re your tutorial question, try this,


jpbears1 12-04-2007 11:59 AM

Re: Live Recordings - Elastic Audio / Beat Detective
Thanks for tutorial link!

Just one question for everybody - how would one use Beat Detective and/or Elastic Audio if there is no constant tempo?

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