Reason 3 : Essential Training

Reason 3 : Essential Training


Total Run Time: 2.25 hrs
In this tutorial Jeff Dykhouse, a veteran audio engineer, clearly demonstrates this indispensable tool for any recording studio or musician. Propellerhead Reason 3 gives you one-step loading of complex, customizable instruments, instant integration with MIDI keyboards and controllers, a range of synthesizers, samplers, a drum machine, the REX file loop player plus a suite of mastering tools and world class audio effects.

Topics include

  1. Introduction
  2. Quick Start Guide
  3. Getting Around Reason
  4. Reason Devices
  5. Recording a Song
  6. Reason Devices Review

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With Reason in ReWire mode, instruments are seamlessly and automatically patched into the mixer of any ReWire compatible application. Jeff demonstrates the essential information to get you going with this software all the way from the Quick Start Guide to recording a song.

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Course outline

Chapter 1: Introduction (1 min)

  1. Introduction
Chapter 2: QuickStart Guide (28 min)

  1. Creating a New Song
  2. Adding Devices
  3. The Sequencer
  4. The Transport Controls
  5. Recording Notes
  6. Inserting Effects and Recording Automation
  7. Exporting the Finished Song
Chapter 3: Getting Around Reason (28 min)

  1. Interfacing with Audio Hardware
  2. Interfacing with Keyboards via USB and MIDI
  3. Interfacing with Other Software via ReWire
  4. Navigating the User Interface and Playback Shortcuts
  5. Navigating the Sequencer Window
Chapter 4: Reason Devices (169 min)

  1. The Rack
  2. Reason Hardware Interface
  3. Mixer 14:2
  4. Mixer 6:2
  5. The Combinator
  6. The Subtractor Virtual Analog Synthesizer
  7. The Malstrom Graintable Synthesizer
  8. The NN-19 Digital Sampler
  9. The NN-XT Advanced Digital Sampler
  10. The NN-XT Advanced Sampler Programming Tips
  11. Dr. REX Loop Player
  12. Redrum Drum Computer
  13. M-Class Mastering Suite Combinator
  14. RV-7000 Advanced Reverb
  15. Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit
  16. BV-5122 Vocoder
  17. RV-7 Digital Reverb
  18. DDL-1 Digital Delay Line
  19. D-11 Foldback Distortion
  20. ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter
  21. CF-101 Chorus-Flanger
  22. PH-90 Phaser
  23. UN-16 Unison
  24. COMP-01 Compressor
  25. PEQ 2 Two Band Parametric EQ
  26. Spider Audio Merger and Splitter
  27. Spider CV Merger and Splitter
  28. The Matrix Pattern Sequencer
Chapter 5: Recording A Song (10 min)

  1. Remixing Using Reason
Chapter 6: Reason Devices Review (1 min)

  1. Sequencer, Reason Devices, Programming, NN-XT, Dr. Rex Loops and Remixing

Presenter Info

Jeff DykhouseJeff Dykhouse has been actively involved in audio engineering for more than 20 years. He has been a user of computer-based recording systems from their inception. Jeff’s diverse career has earned him gold and platinum awards (RIAA). Many of Jeffs endeavors have been within the Praise & Worship genre, where he has worked with top artists such as Paul Baloche, Crystal Lewis, Kevin Prosch and The Violet Burning. Additional clients include corporations such as RCA, Apple Computer, NBC and Charles Schwab. Jeff owns and operates a recording facility and systems design company in Temecula, CA.