I’ve just encountered one of the stranger bugs I’ve seen while using Renoise.
I’m working on adding keyboard parts to an existing stereo mix, so I’ve got one long (about 4 minutes) stereo sample and several vsti’s in the song. I worked on the track for about 45 minutes or so when I noticed that I must have made a mistake somewhere in my pattern lengths (the tune is Strawberry Fields by the Beatles, so there are a ton of odd-length patterns as the time signature shifts). So I went back through to see if I had added or removed an extra 8 lines somewhere, and as I checked the beginning of the song I realized my sample was playing about 5 lines AFTER it was placed in the pattern (it’s placed at the very beginning of the first pattern). Even more strange, the actual METRONOME of the song was playing about 5 lines late as well, in line with the sample. And placing a sample anywhere in the song (even totally new samples I load in) triggers that sample about 5 lines too late as well. VSTi’s seem to behave the same way.
I’m totally at loss as to what could have caused this. I don’t see anything in song settings that could have screwed things up… Obviously the per-track delay setting couldn’t come close to offsetting the samples so much. Loading a different session in Renoise, it doesn’t appear to effect my other songs, but restarting Renoise and loading my Strawberry Fields session doesn’t seem to change anything – I still have the delay.
What on earth could be going on here? Do I just need to start a new session and copy-paste my existing work to it?