DJing: How can I ensure that my clips/metronome never go out of sync?
So, over the past few months, I've been practicing DJing using Ableton Live 9 Suite, and slowly piecing together my performance session template, and every now and then, after transitioning through several tracks in a session, the clip I am triggering will do so either too early or too late, or something happens where suddenly the metronome is offset by a click or two.
I honestly can't describe this occurrence any better than I did, and I can't seem to recreate it...it always seems to happen when I least expect it, or when I'm really getting into the mix...absolutely maddening!
This wouldn't really be a problem as I don't NEED the metronome to DJ, but when Ableton's host metronome/tempo/time signature is offset, it results in all of my clips triggering at the wrong times which is really annoying!
I usually keep my quantization to 1 bar, although I've tried using quarter note and I find that I'll still randomly run into this problem.
All of my clips are properly warped—they play from start to finish without missing a beat...and I'm positive it's not a matter of me counting wrong...what could possibly be going wrong, here?
CPU load doesn't really go past 10%...using 44100 sample rate with buffer size of 512 samples.
My session template is four audio "deck" tracks, each with Utility > Effects Rack (modified version of ill.Gates') > Tarekith EQ3.8 > modified version of ill.Gates' "juicy" fader. Four corresponding MIDI tracks between each so I can implement lights later. A track for 1 shots on one side that I don't currently use.
Hope you guys can help me out—this has been extremely discouraging!
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