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Up and Running with Reason 6.5
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Up and Running with Reason 6.5

with J Chris Griffin

Video: Welcome

(music playing) Hi! I'm J Chris Griffin and I would like to welcome you to Up and Running with Reason 6.5. In this course, I'll show you how to create music quickly using song starters like Dr. Octo Rex. I'll show you how to program custom tracks easily using auto combinators sync to tempo. We'll dive deep into a rack extensions and I'll even show you where to download free trial versions and point you to some of my favorite rack extensions and demonstrate how they might help in your music.
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  1. 2m 10s
    1. Welcome
      1m 12s
    2. Using the exercise files
      58s
  2. 8m 39s
    1. Installing Reason and authorizing your ignition key
      1m 47s
    2. Investigating the Reason folder
      2m 1s
    3. Setting preferences and settings for controllers and audio
      4m 51s
  3. 22m 8s
    1. Making music with Dr. Octo Rex
      5m 8s
    2. Creating additional Dr. Octo Rex tracks and instrument tracks
      3m 53s
    3. Finishing your first beat
      3m 33s
    4. Creating audio tracks for vocals or instruments
      5m 43s
    5. Expanding the vocal possibilities with Neptune
      3m 51s
  4. 18m 7s
    1. Using the ReDrum drum module
      5m 11s
    2. Adding Auto Combinators
      6m 9s
    3. Utilizing multi-loops in Dr. Octo Rex
      6m 47s
  5. 10m 56s
    1. Trying and buying Rack Extensions
      2m 53s
    2. Using Rack Extensions
      8m 3s
  6. 11m 38s
    1. Creating guitar sounds with the Line 6 devices
      6m 10s
    2. Creating bass sounds with the Line 6 devices
      2m 2s
    3. Printing guitar and bass tracks with final amp settings
      3m 26s
  7. 48m 51s
    1. Using the SubTractor analog synth
      4m 14s
    2. Using the Malström Graintable synth
      3m 49s
    3. Using the Thor polyphonic synth
      4m 39s
    4. Using the ID8 Instrument Device
      3m 24s
    5. Using the NN-19 digital sampler
      3m 42s
    6. Using the NN-XT advanced sampler
      7m 8s
    7. Utilizing the Kong Drum Designer
      7m 49s
    8. Utilizing the Combinator
      4m 31s
    9. Utilizing a synth or sampler without a MIDI keyboard
      3m 52s
    10. Using third-party ReFills
      5m 43s
  8. 13m 57s
    1. Putting reverb on vocal tracks
      6m 12s
    2. Adding effects to other tracks
      3m 23s
    3. Utilizing cool effects via the master section
      4m 22s
  9. 28m 59s
    1. Understanding the layout of the sequencer
      8m 6s
    2. Utilizing Blocks mode
      9m 40s
    3. Using the ReGroove Mixer
      5m 17s
    4. Editing MIDI performance data
      3m 13s
    5. Editing audio tracks
      2m 43s
  10. 51s
    1. What's next?
      51s

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Up and Running with Reason 6.5
2h 46m Beginner Nov 20, 2012

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Join author J Chris Griffin, as he demonstrates how to record music in Reason 6.5, the virtual music studio used by some of the world's most popular musicians and DJs. Get jump-started with the "Making Music Right Away" chapter, and then dig into the program and discover how to create beats with ReDrum, use loops in Dr. Rex, and record guitars and basses through the built-in Line6 devices. The course also shows how to work with the built-in synths; utilize the collections of samples, patches, and programs known as ReFills; and add effects on several types of tracks. Finally, Chris dives into the Reason sequencer, track types, editing audio and MIDI data, and setting the tempo and click track.

Topics include:
  • Installing Reason and authorizing your ignition key
  • Making music with Dr. Octo Rex
  • Expanding on vocals with Neptune
  • Creating custom beats with ReDrum
  • Using rack extensions
  • Creating guitar and bass sounds
  • Using synths such as Malström and Thor
  • Using the ID8, NN-19, and NN-XT samplers
  • Adding reverb to vocals
  • Using the sequencer and tracks
Subjects:
Audio + Music DAWs Mixing Music Production Audio Plug-Ins Recording Techniques Mastering
Software:
Reason
Author:
J Chris Griffin

Welcome

(music playing) Hi! I'm J Chris Griffin and I would like to welcome you to Up and Running with Reason 6.5. In this course, I'll show you how to create music quickly using song starters like Dr. Octo Rex. I'll show you how to program custom tracks easily using auto combinators sync to tempo. We'll dive deep into a rack extensions and I'll even show you where to download free trial versions and point you to some of my favorite rack extensions and demonstrate how they might help in your music.

Next, I'll show you how to use the included Line 6 devices to produce great guitar and bass tracks, and I'll go through each and every synthesizer, playing patches and giving tips on how to choose one synthesizer over another, then show you how to program synthesizer parts without a MIDI keyboard. I'll offer production tips and advice on how to set up very versatile effects chains. Lastly, I'll go through editing MIDI and audio for the final polish on a great production.

So if you're ready, it's time to get up and running with Reason 6.5.

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