Increasing BPM of a Track?

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  1. Multeeplex

    Multeeplex very drunken

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    Hey guys.

    I recently bought "Splash - Babylon", but i'm not able to spin it in a set of mine because if i pitch it with my Technis SL-1200 Mk5, it'll only get a BPM of 170, but i need 185.
    Is there any possibility to increase the BPM of a track with any program permanently so that i could spin this track in one of my sets?

    Thanks in advance,

    Chris
     
  2. Scatcat

    Scatcat It don't mean shit

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    so wait what ur saying is when the pitch slider is at +6 (or whatever the highest is your one goes) it's still not fast enough? Sorry - bit confuddled with the question
     
  3. djmotiondnb

    djmotiondnb AKA Tactician

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    you could do this in audacity pretty easily I would have thought.. if it lets you that is
     
  4. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    Well you say you're technics will only get to 170, so assume you've got it on vinyl.

    So a program won't really help you, unless you speed it up on your computer then have it cut to vinyl.

    Other options are, play it on cd, and either burn a faster version, or pitch it up on wide mode.

    Or introduce it in a slower part of a set and bring the other tunes down a bit so they meet halfway.

    Or buy a turntable with higher pitch shift values, my Stanton ST8 150s have the option of +/- 8%/25%/50%
     
  5. Multeeplex

    Multeeplex very drunken

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    nah, haven't got it on vinyl. if i pitch it on +8, i have a bpm of 173. i use serato scratch live, so i guess that a program could help me ;)
     
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    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    stick it into abelton live, pitch it up and bounce it.
     
  7. Multeeplex

    Multeeplex very drunken

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    so is there any possibility to pitch it up with a demo of ableton or is there a restriction for saving projects in the demo?
     
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    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    Alexi Drench Audio

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    yeah sorry, often forget we're in the 21st century
     
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  11. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    just mix at 173.

    i see too many djs playing at plus 8 with tunes that are 172 bpm

    its stupid, you lose a lot of soul
     
  12. Oria

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    Audacity -> Effect -> Change Speed