Importing .wav files to master, I'm getting artifacts in sound. Why?
I'm loading some .wav files of songs to be mastered into Ableton Live 8. I've done this many time with no trouble. These are good files and sound fine when played straight off the disc or downloaded from the disc.
This time I've been getting artifacts in the sound. Tracks don't play smoothly, one track in particular sounds like it has a breathing compressor on it at the fade out. No plugins are inserted.
I play these same tracks in the itunes player and they sound fine.
I've tried both the drag and drop method and the copy and paste method. Doesn't make a difference.
Also sometimes when I load them in they play at 120 bpm instead of their original tempo.
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