Imported a drum break and can't seem to record over it

So I found a drum break i liked and imported it into ableton.


I've got a synth that I want to jam over the drum break. 


I've put both of these on two separate audio files.


My input.output config is set to my scarlett.


Sound is fully functional. So when i hit play on the drum break it plays and sound also comes out of my synth. But when I hit record it won't record the synth parts I play. I have the drum break set audio in as being "no input" and the audio out as "master". Audio in for the synth are channel 1/2 of my scarlett and when i press the keys i see the levels registering. 


spent a couple of hours and can't seem to figure out what I'm doing wrong.


please help!



electrotavz 3 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Near Earth Object
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    Make sure you turn on the 'arm' button on the synth channel and then try again!

    3 years ago | 0 comments

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