First of all, the Archetype Plini is the greatest sounding standalone computer plugin I have ever used. Secondly, I am physically unable to use it and have not recorded a single thing with it since purchasing. Let me explain. When I plug my electric into Plini, pull up my fairy-dust clean tone, and record a take into Logic, it sounds absolutely beautiful. Then two things happen.
Firstly, the waveform never catches, the audio is ALWAYS a straight line with no waveforms. And secondly, as soon as I take Record and Input off, my recorded track goes from beautiful and clean to absolute garbage, underwater, garbled, painfully bad. It is unusable.
I have had this problem on 3 macs. I have not had it with Pro Tools, but I refuse to accept that I need to move DAWs just to use this Neural DSP plugin. The feeling of not knowing why my beautiful takes are not translating into beautiful recordings is so frustrating I can’t even explain. And no it is not software monitoring, no my interface is not doubling the playback or double monitoring the input, I always keep yellow levels (though Plini always plays louder in Logic than the standalone), and I still can’t get a good take.
Please help so I can guitar. Thanks, -William