I've been recording with a Focusrite Saffire USB 6 audio interface for about a year now and I have improved my musical skills over the time, but I still seem to have timing issues.
When recording vocals over any other track (f.e. MIDI track), my vocals sound off, delayed and not exactly on time; not only on specific parts, but usually over the whole song. I am not sure if it is a gear issue, or if my performance is just weak. Same issues when recording guitar over a 6mm jack (POD Bean). However, an acoustic performance (vocals and guitar at the same time) sounds in time.
The connection type of the interface is usb 1.1, maybe that's a problem... Are there any timing issues known with older audio interfaces or is there an other option to avoid that problem?
Additional info and gear I'm using:
- RØDE NT1-A
- XLR cable that was included with the mic
- Reaper (DAW)
- I record everything at home
- Monitoring my track with headphones (output on the interface) when recording