From: Audacity Help <audacityhelp@au...> - 2005-04-30 20:14:41
> i'm running audacity 1.2.3 on debian testing using alsa drivers.
> the first track always sounds great but all tracks i record after that
> sound as if the pitch dropped almost 100%
This is a problem with some drivers and OSS emulation (used by audacity). You can work around it by recording in stereo not mono (on the Audio I/O tab of the preferences).