Resolved Newbie question: Mixing separate songs in to one song

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by Evangelion, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. Evangelion, Jun 19, 2012
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2012

    Evangelion macrumors 68040

    Jan 10, 2005
    OK, so it seems that I was assigned the job of handling audio in a "performance" me and some co-workers will be doing in the near future. And this involves mixing some music. Problem is that I have next to no experience with this.

    The good thing is that my needs are simple (I hope). All I need to do is to take a half a dozen songs or so, take a short (about 15 seconds) segment of the song that will be played back, and then the song smoothly and gaplessly transitions in to next song. Simple enough.

    What tools should I use for this? Audacity? I'm not really prepared to invest lots of money on this, since this is just a one-off effort :). The app to do this could be iPad-add (djay?) or a Mac-app, but the actual playback will be done with an iPad.
  2. ObsidianIce macrumors 6502


    Jun 1, 2004
    Seventh Circle of Hell

    Since this is a one of deal. Quicktime and Audacity should really be all that you need to do this.
  3. Evangelion thread starter macrumors 68040

    Jan 10, 2005
    Yeah, I ended up using Audacity for this. Thanks for the suggestion/confirmation :)

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