Color Coding: which criteria??

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PAolo Grisendi

23 Feb, 2010 11:42 AM

HI, my name is Paolo Grisendi and i am writing from Italy.

I am trying the demo version and it seems cool. My only question is: which is the criteria used to identify the color of the tracks? It's not the bpms nor the keys of the songs, so what is it?

Thanks,

Paolo G

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by hendrik on 23 Feb, 2010 01:34 PM

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    Hi Paolo,

    It's based on a simple frequency analysis of part of the song - so in essence, songs that have a similar frequency spectrum are assigned similar colors.

    -hendrik

  2. 2 Posted by Aaron on 06 Mar, 2010 01:28 AM

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    Does frequency have anything to do with the sound of a particular song? like similar frequency songs tend to sound the same or is it all about the keys of songs?

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by hendrik on 06 Mar, 2010 07:20 AM

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    Color has more to do with how a song sounds than key.

    You can perform a song as a ballad in C minor and then play the same song in a punk version - also in C minor. The sound (and the color) will be very different, but the key may be the same.

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