Old 10-16-2018, 04:01 PM   #1
Dave 2099
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Default Random glitch - phantom audio from deleted tracks

Greetings Reaperphiles,

I'm posting this in case it helps someone else experiencing similar problems.

I created a macro to bump audio items (recorded output with fx, not just the input recording) to new tracks as they are recorded, so I can keep my guitar input tracks free for live looping and scratchpad composing, and keep processor load to a minimum.

Long story short, in the course of perfecting my macro, I ended up creating and deleting over 30 tracks. Emphasis on deleted, or so I thought.

After the unwanted tracks were gone, I kept hearing phantom audio whenever the project was playing. I'm not sure why the audio didn't totally vanish with deletion, but I finally figured out that the sends from those deleted tracks were still in place on my reverb buss, and once I deleted the unneeded sends the phantom audio went away.

So I figured out the fix, but if anyone knows why this phantom audio lives on after the source tracks are deleted, I'll be glad to learn what the cause is.

cheers,
Tuttle
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Old 10-16-2018, 07:18 PM   #2
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Wow - my vote for the 'Twilight Zone' bug award. A truly interesting one.
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