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Using the NN-19 digital sampler


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Up and Running with Reason 6.5

with J Chris Griffin

Video: Using the NN-19 digital sampler

The NN-19 is another unit that has been around since version 1.0, and still offers features that are not found on its more powerful brother, the NN-XT, namely the ability to automate most every parameter on the device. It models the great samplers of the early 1990s and adds a fantastic synthesizer engine to shape the sounds. The NN-19 is the sampler of choice for manipulating a single sample or a multi-sampled single-layer sound.
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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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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
Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Reason
Author:
J Chris Griffin

Using the NN-19 digital sampler

The NN-19 is another unit that has been around since version 1.0, and still offers features that are not found on its more powerful brother, the NN-XT, namely the ability to automate most every parameter on the device. It models the great samplers of the early 1990s and adds a fantastic synthesizer engine to shape the sounds. The NN-19 is the sampler of choice for manipulating a single sample or a multi-sampled single-layer sound.

Let's bring up a couple of patches. Using the Patch Browser, we'll hit MELSTRINGS. (music playing) Keeping in the Mellotron vein, we'll bring up MELCHOIR. (music playing) If we go into the Synth and Keyboard category, we'll find a ton of vintage synth type patches.

Now, these were sampled and recorded directly from the original vintage synths and are available in NN-19. (music playing) And keeping with the Vintage Synth motif, let's bring up a SOLINA. (music playing) Now, utilizing the Synth engine with the mod wheel, we have a little filter action going on.

(music playing) Again, that patch was created with an original ARP Solina. Let's go to the Guitar category and pull up a NYLON Guitar. (music playing) Keeping with the guitar theme, Acoustic Guitar.

(music playing) If we really wanted to step back in time, we'll go to the Voice category and get some Choirs. (music playing) Another choir. (music playing) If a simple sampler will fit the bill, or if you need access to certain sound parameters for automation, NN-19 is the right choice.

It's easy to program and the patches are quickly loaded. This sampler maybe an original item in Reason, but its usefulness is still essential, all these years later.

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