Preview sound and actual sample playback differ

I've been having a problem getting kicks to sound right in Ableton and I just noticed as I previewed a kick, then placed it into the arrangement the sound now sounds like the hi-end is being filtered out.

I have the track solo'd, the levels for preview and playback are the same, completely untouched and there's nothing on the track with the sample or the master. I'm baffled.

Anyone ever had this problem before? I can't seem to find anything on it.

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BigTea 1 year ago | 0 comments

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    Probably has something to do with the warp function.
    When pre-listening sounds, Live warps it, but there should also be a button that says 'RAW' next to the preview-display. Click that, and you will hear the unwarped sound.

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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