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FlipSide
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Record Click Track?

Post by FlipSide » Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:02 pm

In MC 7 Can I record the metronome to a track? I have a drum track sent to me that is off just a little. I'd like to line up the tracks to the click waveform. Is that possible and how do I do it?
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Ron
BTW I couldn't find any tutorials that explained it.

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Re: Record Click Track?

Post by Acoustica Greg » Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:23 pm

Hi,

You could add a virtual instrument track with a wood block or some other similar sharp sound, and then add 3 high notes and one low note to a measure. Finally, drag the end of the clip to the right as far as you want.

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Re: Record Click Track?

Post by aj113 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:16 am

I do this as a matter of course on every project. So much easier to use than the grid, which changes on zoom in/out and is very confusing.

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Post by jlouvar » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:03 pm

More cowbell. (smile)
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Re: Record Click Track?

Post by trevlyns » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:31 pm

You can also do it if you have an external audio interface with a headphone jack.
Set the required tempo, set metronome to record during playback and recording.
Then just use a guitar jack cable from the AI's headphone back into one of its channels - select and arm that channel and hit record! 8)
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Re: Record Click Track?

Post by FlipSide » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:30 pm

Thanks. That's what I had to do on my last recorder. I was hoping there was a way to route it in MC.
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Re: Record Click Track?

Post by creativeforge » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:48 pm

FlipSide wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:02 pm
In MC 7 Can I record the metronome to a track? I have a drum track sent to me that is off just a little. I'd like to line up the tracks to the click waveform. Is that possible and how do I do it?
Thanks,
Ron
BTW I couldn't find any tutorials that explained it.
Evidently the simple answer is sadly "no." We can all find workarounds, but I agree it would be much more precise to have Mixcraft provide a way to offer an audio or MIDI click track without having to MacGyver it in. ;)

I my situation, I have a free metronome app on my phone, and a free voice recording app. So I opened them both, then started the recorder and then the metronome (at the bpm I needed). I recorded that for the duration I needed. Then I went to the "listen" screen of the voice recording app, clicked "share" to Gmail and emailed the file to myself.

Then from within my DAW I created a new audio track and added the sound file, aligned everything and voilà.

This will be a feature request...

Hope this helps,

Andre

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Re: Record Click Track?

Post by Acoustica Greg » Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:51 am

Hi,

My suggestion was pretty easy.


woodblockclicktrack.mid
MIDI file with wood block metronome.
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