Audio bug MSI laptop - local files play at max volume


I recently installed garuda linux last week and have been having a bug with the audio. Streamed media works fine, but for some reason local media (such as through mpv or vlc) is outputting at maximum volume despite the audio settings remaining at a lower volume level.

Post your terminal/konsole in- and output as text

System:    Kernel: 5.14.2-zen1-2-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0  
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen root=UUID=4d053078-0b8f-4fe1-8037-4ef468ae3c0d  
rw [email protected] splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1 resume=UUID=198d25c4-3386-48c4-b448-79be5f51ca9a loglevel=3
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.22.5 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM  
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux  
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Micro-Star product: GS63VR 7RF v: REV:1.0 serial: <filter> Chassis:  
type: 10 serial: <filter>  
Mobo: Micro-Star model: MS-16K2 v: REV:1.0 serial: <filter> UEFI: American Megatrends  
v: E16K2IMS.310 date: 04/07/2017  
Battery:   ID-1: BAT1 charge: 52.0 Wh (97.0%) condition: 53.6/65.0 Wh (82.5%) volts: 12.8 min: 11.4  
model: MSI BIF0_9 type: Li-ion serial: N/A status: Unknown  
Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech Wireless Mouse MX Master 3 serial: <filter>  
charge: 100% (should be ignored) rechargeable: yes status: Discharging  
CPU:       Info: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-7700HQ bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake family: 6  
model-id: 9E (158) stepping: 9 microcode: EA cache: L2: 6 MiB  
flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 44798  
Speed: 3484 MHz min/max: 800/3800 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 3484 2: 3568 3: 3071 4: 3504  
5: 3582 6: 3472 7: 3642 8: 3495  
Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled  
Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT vulnerable  
Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable  
Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI  
Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp  
Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization  
Type: spectre_v2  
mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling  
Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode  
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected  
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 630 vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: i915 v: kernel bus-ID: 00:02.0  
chip-ID: 8086:591b class-ID: 0300  
Device-2: NVIDIA GP106M [GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile] vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: nvidia  
v: 470.63.01 alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:1c20 class-ID: 0300  
Device-3: Acer NEC HD WebCam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-11:7 chip-ID: 5986:0547  
class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter>  
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.13 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: loaded: modesetting,nvidia  
display-ID: :0 screens: 1  
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 4480x1440 s-dpi: 108 s-size: 1053x341mm (41.5x13.4") s-diag: 1107mm (43.6")  
Monitor-1: DP-0 res: 2560x1440 hz: 60 dpi: 109 size: 597x336mm (23.5x13.2") diag: 685mm (27")  
Monitor-2: eDP-1-1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 142 size: 344x193mm (13.5x7.6")  
diag: 394mm (15.5")  
OpenGL: renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 470.63.01  
direct render: Yes  
Audio:     Device-1: Intel CM238 HD Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel  
bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:a171 class-ID: 0403  
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.14.2-zen1-2-zen running: yes  
Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no  
Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: no  
Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.35 running: yes  
Network:   Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: alx  
v: kernel port: d000 bus-ID: 3d:00.0 chip-ID: 1969:e0b1 class-ID: 0200  
IF: enp61s0 state: down mac: <filter>  
Device-2: Intel Wireless 8265 / 8275 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: d000 bus-ID: 3e:00.0  
chip-ID: 8086:24fd class-ID: 0280  
IF: wlp62s0 state: up mac: <filter>  
Bluetooth: Device-1: Intel Bluetooth wireless interface type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 1-10:6  
chip-ID: 8087:0a2b class-ID: e001  
Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: up address: <filter>  
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 4.78 TiB used: 1.43 TiB (29.9%)  
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.  
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Toshiba model: THNSNJ256G8NY size: 238.47 GiB block-size:  
physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 0101 scheme: GPT  
ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Seagate model: ST1000LM048-2E7172 size: 931.51 GiB  
block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400
serial: <filter> rev: SDM1 scheme: GPT
ID-3: /dev/sdc maj-min: 8:32 type: USB vendor: Western Digital model: WD My Passport 25E4
size: 3.64 TiB block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B type: N/A serial: <filter> rev: 4005
scheme: GPT
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 221.14 GiB size: 221.14 GiB (100.00%) used: 74.42 GiB (33.7%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 260 MiB size: 256 MiB (98.45%) used: 562 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat
dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-3: /home raw-size: 221.14 GiB size: 221.14 GiB (100.00%) used: 74.42 GiB (33.7%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 221.14 GiB size: 221.14 GiB (100.00%) used: 74.42 GiB (33.7%)
fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 221.14 GiB size: 221.14 GiB (100.00%) used: 74.42 GiB (33.7%)
fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 17.07 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2 dev: /dev/sda3
maj-min: 8:3
ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 15.52 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 70.5 C mobo: 27.8 C gpu: nvidia temp: 63 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:      Processes: 297 Uptime: 8h 42m wakeups: 26 Memory: 15.52 GiB used: 8.4 GiB (54.1%) Init: systemd
v: 249 tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 11.1.0 clang: 12.0.1 Packages: 1496 pacman: 1490
lib: 456 flatpak: 6 Shell: fish v: 3.3.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.8 running-in: konsole
inxi: 3.3.06

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