Mistakes happen when you are recording, but there's no need to stop and start over. REAPER can help you make it sound like you played it perfectly the first time every time with auto-punch. In this video, Brian Block will show you how to overdub your mistakes by auto-punching in to an existing recording.
- [Voiceover] Recording live audio puts…a little bit of pressure on the artist.…And with pressure come mistakes.…With REAPER's auto-punch functionality,…you can relieve some of that pressure.…If you make a mistake while recording,…let's say you hit the wrong note…or your drummer drops a stick,…you don't have to stop and re-record the whole piece.…Instead, you can punch in to the specific mistake,…record over it, and punch out automatically…to preserve the rest of the recording.…Let's try it out.…So I'm not satisfied with the way I played guitar here.…(dreamy guitar music)…I saw a mistake there.…
I didn't hit one of the notes I was supposed to.…So, from here to about here,…is where I wanna punch in and replace my mistakes…with a better performance.…To do that, I'm gonna select this section…by clicking and dragging my mouse over the timeline.…You may need to toggle grid-snapping on or off…depending on the section you wanna select.…Now that I have my selection,…I need to set REAPER's recording mode.…To do that, I'll go up to Options,…
- Working with menus, windows, tracks, and templates
- Setting up inputs
- Recording audio and MIDI
- Importing media
- Making notes with markers
- Splitting and trimming
- Fading and crossfading
- Adding effects
- Using automation
- Mixing down and exporting a REAPER project
Skill Level Beginner
Audio Foundations: Delay and Modulationwith Alex U. Case2h 20m Intermediate
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Recordingwith Larry Crane2h 21m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with the REAPER Interface
2. Recording and Importing Media
3. Editing Audio
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