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Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by DJ Spliff, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    What does everyone try to avoid as far as differences in BPM?
     
  2. pistachio

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    what do you mean exactly?
     
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    Lunos Active Member

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    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    I heard 12 bpm is the limit some place.

    Honestly I don't have much more to contribute
     
  5. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    I mean what is the cut-off before you struggle to keep something beat-matched becuase there is to great of a difference between to two tunes your mixing. Like one being 170 bpm and another being 180 bpm.
     
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    m0j0j0j0 Gifted member

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    I know what you mean, but do not know the answer, pick another record maybe :)
     
  7. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    I dont think there is one, as long as the I can change the pitch enough to match them then I can mix two records together
     
  8. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    do u mean if sumfins at 140 an sumfins 170 will the pitch be able to move enuff so they beat match?
     
  9. Matt_47

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    obviously depends on the type of decks, if you have 8% pitch control or like on the numark tt500s which have 10, 20 and 50% adjustable pitch controls you can beat match a 140 tune up to 170. i guess it also depends on how fast you can beat match them, and whether you mind having the slower tune 'chipmunked' if you know what i mean!
     
  10. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    or there always swtchin the faster one to 33
     
  11. Filler

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    its logical mate...if your record is 175bpm and your decks go from -8 to +8 % then the max u can mix with it is [175 + 8% of 175] and the slowest is [175 - 8% of 175]..
     
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    actually if your record is 175bpm and your decks go from -8 to +8 % then the max u can mix with it is [175 + 16% of 175] and the slowest is [175 - 16% of 175] cos you can have one on +8 and one on -8. correct me if im wrong?
     
  13. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    I don't just mean when are you capable of mixing them. I mean is there a point when two records are no longer compatable because there is too much of a range of difference because of tempos.
     
  14. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    im pretty sure evrything is mixable as long as it has a constant tempo.
    if u can slow one thing down enuff or speed it up enuff it will mix
    not necesseraly gonna sound good but still beat matches
     
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    just wont necessarily sound good lol
     
  16. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    man that post mashed itself up for sum reason!lol
     
  17. Filler

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    this is true...i didnt think that far into it lol
     
  18. Gr1pz

    Gr1pz Aka - Align.

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    I think the time you have issues keeping two tracks beatmatched is the time you choose new tracks to mix.....
     
  19. rob_del_terror

    rob_del_terror - ̿ ̿'̵͇̿̿з=(•̪●)=ε

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    wait for next time nick griffins on question time and join the audience???
     
  20. Bilsiac

    Bilsiac You think you got bass?

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    i think that depends on the systems you're spinning,

    if you use pioneerCDJ1000 you have a very wide pitch, so you can mix any most experimental Bpm tune u have

    i dont know about extreme vinylplayers but i dont think their pitch goes as wide, so it sometimes aint possible to mix two tracks on vinyl or not so good cdj-players

    hope that answers your question