Recording with microphone also records other tracks to audio clip

Hi all,

I'm using a condenser microphone with battery power - plugged into the line-in of my laptop's internal soundcard (Realtek).

When recording with Ableton Live 9 via the ASIO4All driver (using Ext. In within the 'Audio From' field), the recording is successful, but it includes audio from all other Project tracks in the background.

Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Many thanks,



terryjohn 1 year ago | 0 comments

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  • Near Earth Object
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    If you are recording the microphone, are you also playing the rest of the tracks? In other words: is th music playing over the speakers while you record the mic? If so, that is what's causing it. To fix that, listen to the music over headphones while recording.

    If that is not the case, you will probably have to change something in the routing. Hard to say what's causing it then.

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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