finding the groove and tempo from a record sample

I like to take samples from old records to serve as an inspirational starting point for my own music.  The problem I encounter is matching the tempo and groove so as to incorporate midi synths and drums.  I use the tap tempo with Ableton and other devices along with the tempo interpreter in Celemony melodyne.  If I use Celemony Melodyne the tempo will change slightly over time   but will do so consistently as to provide  a perfect loop.  The loop will sound flawless but as soon as I try to add beats and or other sounds it will drift and be out of sync because of this slight swing / groove.  I know there is a way to avoid this but I am at a loss. I just don't fully understand how to use the groove feature and Ableton in general. If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

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IAn vIncent 5 years ago | 0 comments

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