Originally Posted by vivadangermouse
Yep. I do it quite a lot. But only with pads and simple leads. My playing skill just doesn't cut it when I need to perform a complex arpeggio whilst simultaneously sweeping a filter and maybe also adjusting a couple envelopes.
Do you think you manage to press the key in the right moment? That'll also do with most synths when you set them to the same BPM, you probably don't play 1hr songs and get drift
Also as you said, setting the BPM on the synth shouldn't be an issue