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Beatmatching: Quiz


Question 1: With the advent of the compact disc, DJ-oriented ________ with pitch control and other features enabling beatmatching (and sometimes scratching), dubbed CDJs, were introduced by various companies.
DVDCompact Disc playerReceiver (radio)Optical disc drive

Question 2: These days it is considered basic among DJs in ________ genres, and it is standard practice in clubs to keep the constant beat through the night, even if DJs change in the middle.
SynthpopTechnoElectronic dance musicElectronica

Question 3: ________, M-Audio Torq, Serato Scratch Live) or computer interface (e.g.
IEEE 1394 interfaceLaptopFinal ScratchVinyl emulation software

Question 4: Other software including algorithmic beatmatching is ________, which allows for realtime music manipulation and deconstruction, or Mixmeister[1], a DJ Mixset creation tool.
Reason (software)Ableton LiveREAPERFL Studio

Question 5: More recently, software with similar capabilities has been developed to allow manipulation of ________ files stored on computers using turntables with special vinyl records (e.g.
Digital signal processingSound recording and reproductionCompact DiscDigital audio

Question 6: Initially he was counting the tempo with a ________ and looking for records with the same tempo.
Franz LisztRichard WagnerMetronomeFelix Mendelssohn

Question 7: The change from pure hardware to software is on the rise, and big DJs are introducing new equipment to their kits such as the ________, and dropping the difficulty of carrying hundreds of CDs with them.
Tablet PCLaptopNetbookPersonal computer

Question 8: Beatmatching is a ________ technique of pitch shifting or timestretching a track to match its tempo to that of the currently playing track i.e.
ScratchingHip hop musicTurntablismDisc jockey

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