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Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2009 1:42 PM (in response to The Chris)I say this as someone who literally, for the first time today, tried using Sndtrack Loops and has ZERO music experience, but since I ran into this myself: it could be that your loop isn't snapped to the beat/where it should be, relative to the other tracks. I left snapping on so to ensure it hits the right mark. Hope that helps, again, I don't know what I'm really talking about, but ran into a similar issue when using Soundtrack to create music with Apple Loops for the first time today.
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Currently Being ModeratedOct 1, 2009 2:57 PM (in response to The Chris)Check the key and tempo of your multi-track project (use the Project tab). Make sure it matches the key and tempo of the loop you're trying to use (in the Search tab).
Currently Being ModeratedOct 2, 2009 7:43 AM (in response to Brad Bechtel)The same thing crossed my mind, but when you preview from the browser the loops are supposed to play in the key and tempo of the project - and they do in my case. I looked for a preference that turns this on, but there doesn't seem to be any. So the problem these users are having is the program not working the way it's supposed to.Core 2 Duo iMac, Mac OS X (10.6), / dual G5 10.4.11 with Protools HD / 5.1 studio
Currently Being ModeratedNov 2, 2009 10:44 PM (in response to The Chris)My initial though was to check the tempo, which I did and that made no difference. Also, if your multi-track project has to be the same tempo... then you can't utilize all the Apple Loops and stock audio.
When I say that the audio "sounds" different... I mean it literally doesn't sound like the same song. It definitely sounds like a tempo issue, but nothing I have found changes anything.
Any suggestions would be greatly helpful.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 3, 2009 10:08 AM (in response to The Chris)Just making sure, when you say "preview" them, do you mean preview them in the browser of STP, or are you using preview from the finder?G5, Mac OS X (10.5.8), MOTU 896HD, Mackie MR8, STP 2.0, DP 6.02, PTMP 8.0, Ozone 4...
Currently Being ModeratedDec 8, 2009 1:41 PM (in response to barreltone)When I say preview, I have tried them a few different ways. In STP the little "play" button at the bottom of the search hud, and also in Mac's finder, both place the clips sound fine; they also sound fine when opened in an audio file project in STP, but once in the Multi-Track, they sound completely different.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 8, 2009 2:56 PM (in response to The Chris)When you play them in the *Finder or and Audio File Project* they are going to play at their natural tempo and pitch (which is visible in the Search Browser). However when you play them in the *Search Browser or the Multitrack* they are going to play at the project tempo and pitch (which is very often different).
When I audition from the Search Window and drag to a track they sound identical, except perhaps in level which can be accounted for by preview volume, and track assignment and panning.Core 2 Duo iMac, Mac OS X (10.6), / dual G5 10.4.11 with Protools HD / 5.1 studio