Originally Posted by Imunybvtcr
This is a bug, a miss, a programming error. This is a source of frustration, this is evidence that something has not been thought through properly. There is no logic in disregarding our need for control, especially in the creative process.
Muting on the mixer silences the audio. Muting on the sequencer stops the audio from being rendered by the sound engine, thereby saving CPU power. Don't post complaints in an annoying way simply because you can't figure out why something works a certain way.