Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

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hellishvictor
KVRist
106 posts since 29 Apr, 2008

Post Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:12 am

Hi

I can't believe that with the amount of core devices that Live has, there's not a pitch-shifter among them (and with this, a don't mean a M4L device). Some sites point to do some tweaking with Grain Delay, but the result is very poor. I see myself using Artillery, since Madshifta has not 64-bit version, and its the most close thing I have found.

Cheers

Kinh
KVRian
1124 posts since 26 Aug, 2012

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:13 am

There is. It's called frequency shifter in your audio effects

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Gamma-UT
KVRAF
4266 posts since 8 Jun, 2009 from UK

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:34 am

Kinh wrote:There is. It's called frequency shifter in your audio effects
Which is not a pitch shifter.

One option maybe, though it's a massive kludge, is to record the audio, dupe it and pitch a copy using the Elastique conversion in the loop toolbox and blend it in by mixing the two channels in a group.

Harry_HH
KVRAF
2905 posts since 4 Aug, 2006 from Helsinki

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:48 am

Clip manager transpose, and e.g. drum rack /sampler include pitch shifters.

BTW, a good definition for pitch vs. frequency shifting, here:

https://ask.audio/articles/abletons-fre ... o-i-use-it

Kinh
KVRian
1124 posts since 26 Aug, 2012

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:37 am

Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing. Answer the bloody question. If you cant then shut up. Morons. hehehe.

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Guenon
KVRian
1485 posts since 17 Jun, 2005

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:41 am

Kinh wrote:Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing.
Huh? It definitely is a different thing. If you need a pitch shifter, you can't do what you're after with a frequency shifter. Nothing petty about that, I assure you :)! You were just casually wrong; it happens. This follow-up reaction of yours is quite surprising, considering.

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whyterabbyt
Beware the Quoth
26114 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:44 am

Kinh wrote:Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing. Answer the bloody question. If you cant then shut up. Morons. hehehe.
Here, have some clue:

https://ask.audio/articles/abletons-fre ... o-i-use-it
"The bearer of this signature is a genuine and authorised pope."

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Guenon
KVRian
1485 posts since 17 Jun, 2005

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:46 am

whyterabbyt wrote:Here, have some clue:

https://ask.audio/articles/abletons-fre ... o-i-use-it
Yeah, Harry already linked that above, and it still got that reaction, that's what I found to be so weird :)

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whyterabbyt
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26114 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:48 am

Guenon wrote:
whyterabbyt wrote:Here, have some clue:

https://ask.audio/articles/abletons-fre ... o-i-use-it
Yeah, Harry already linked that above
oops, so he did.
and it still got that reaction, that's what I found to be so weird :)
Its perfectly consistent with that poster's usual MO, though.
"The bearer of this signature is a genuine and authorised pope."

Harry_HH
KVRAF
2905 posts since 4 Aug, 2006 from Helsinki

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:49 am

Guenon wrote:
Kinh wrote:Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing.
Huh? It definitely is a different thing. If you need a pitch shifter, you can't do what you're after with a frequency shifter. Nothing petty about that, I assure you :)! You were just casually wrong; it happens. This follow-up reaction of yours is quite surprising, considering.
Its waste of time to give any logical response for that type of person.
Its obviously not just because of a bad weekend, but It's a chronic discomfort. :hyper:

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Hink
Rad Grandad
27212 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:35 am

Kinh wrote:Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing. Answer the bloody question. If you cant then shut up. Morons. hehehe.
and now we see why posts like this serve no one :?
sometimes I feel like I stumbled upon a sea of intelligence...at low tide

Kinh
KVRian
1124 posts since 26 Aug, 2012

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:55 pm

hellishvictor wrote:Hi

I can't believe that with the amount of core devices that Live has, there's not a pitch-shifter among them (and with this, a don't mean a M4L device). Some sites point to do some tweaking with Grain Delay, but the result is very poor. I see myself using Artillery, since Madshifta has not 64-bit version, and its the most close thing I have found.

Cheers
Little Alter Boy is the one I use. But for transitions especially on beat elements and vocal chops frequency shifter is 1st choice. It comes down to what pitch effect you need. You wanna squeeze the life out of it then go frequency.

Kinh
KVRian
1124 posts since 26 Aug, 2012

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:02 pm

Guenon wrote:
Kinh wrote:Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing.
Huh? It definitely is a different thing. If you need a pitch shifter, you can't do what you're after with a frequency shifter. Nothing petty about that, I assure you :)! You were just casually wrong; it happens. This follow-up reaction of yours is quite surprising, considering.
Oh, my-oh-my! I cant honestly understand such an impertinent reaction..Oh dear! :lol:

Thanks, C-3PO.
Now look up the word 'devices' while you're on the subject of definitions.

tooneba
KVRian
1042 posts since 6 Nov, 2012

Re: Ableton Live - Pitch Shifter

Post Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:47 pm

Kinh wrote:Whatever you petty idiots. Clearly a frequency shifter alters the pitch. The op was after a device not some dodgy work around and thats the closest thing. Answer the bloody question. If you cant then shut up. Morons. hehehe.
:hihi:

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