A big thank you to all who rallied together at the VideoDJConference and helped make an Adobe break out session possible. I decided to post some of the topics we covered here and wanted to break things in to digestible pieces. In the first post I wanted to cover two key settings that I use. The example screen shots are CS5.5 (only because I’ve been too busy to install the new version). These setting should work in other versions as well. Read more
So i recently updated my Serato to version 2.1.1 and the first gig following the update was a disaster. It was bad enough that 4 different times my dance floor grooves were replaced with silence but if you factor in my band mates clapping and yelling “where did you get that crappy software?”… well you get the idea. After posting to the Serato forums I felt as if the solution was not really acceptable. So off I went looking for my own solution.
So I have gotten a ton of emails and tweets about how to make an accapella. I know there is software you can buy that promises to remove vocals or make accapellas. There are also a bunch of tutorials out there too.
Now I am not the expert. I don’t make karaoke tracks but I do love to make my own remixes. So I figured I would share the method I typically use.