Drum & Bass 116 bpm Drum n bass

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  1. Winstontee

    Winstontee New Member

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    Trying to figure out the time signature for DnB at 116 bpm. Is it 6/8?
    What is the reason for this? Is it for fitting vocals not recorded at DnB tempo?
     
  2. JHSE23

    JHSE23 the yen

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    dnb is 170bpm
     
  3. `Matt

    `Matt Member

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    Ive never heard of 116 dnb, can you link me to an example of it?
     
  4. T:M

    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    Sounds more like you're interested in Moombahton?
     
  5. Winstontee

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    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    :lol: don't trust beatport's BPM info bud, it's wrong quite frequently when it comes to DnB tracks.
     
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    just count the beats in ur head. much faster than 116
     
  9. Altodnb.

    Altodnb. AltoDnB

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    No way thats 116, dunno what beatports upto, surprised they get that stuff wrong
     
  10. T:M

    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    pretty sure they use some kind of software to detect the bpm, wouldn't be at all surprised if it's inaccurate due to rolling percussion, ghost hits, or maybe even the bass
     
  11. Altodnb.

    Altodnb. AltoDnB

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    Ohh i would have thought when they got sent the track/album/ep or whatever they would have just included all the info about them,would be interested to see how or what they use to get their Key info then
     
  12. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Yeah beat ports bpm calculations suck! I've recently had a couple of tracks released, and on that site it says one of the tracks is like 88bpm or something? I know full well it was 175bpms!
     
  13. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    If it's dnb and some software tells you something like 86 it's usually half tempo.
     
  14. wilf

    wilf Fliwo

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    Yeah it's because it thinks its half tempo so 87.5bpm and then will round it up --> 88bpm
     
  15. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    time sig is 4/4 in most tunes i think.
     
  16. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    sometimes vdj would say a tune is 86 or so bpm just half time

    my cdj does it occasionly too
     
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    ApeCat Human Dubplate

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    I lol'd!
     
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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    how so, that was sarky? i thought he was being a speng. color me apologetic.
     
  19. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    /\ this
     
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    If I'm not mistaken the leads are in triplets.
    beatport detects a 2/3 time sig.
    2/3 * 175 = 115,5 = 116 bpm