Join Matt Piper for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating drum beats with Kong Drum Designer, part of Up and Running with Reason 7.
One really fun way to make beats in Reason is with the Kong drum designer.…I've been dragging instruments out of this tool window into the rack.…You can also double click and make things appear that way as well.…The difference being that if I already had a complex rack…going, I might wish to drag something to a specific location.…If you use the double click method, it's…going to appear under whatever is the currently…selected item in the rack.…I'm going to be controlling Kong with the same…keyboard controller that I've been using with other instruments.…
Another really cool way to control Kong is with a 16…pad controller, and you really might want to try this, you…might find that it unlocks some creativity and that you end…up making some different sorts of beats than you would otherwise.…You may find that the response is faster and just easier to play…even if you are not a drummer.…But some people become quite accomplished playing drums on keyboards as well.…So lets hear what this kit sounds like.…Okay, if I want to load a different kit, I'll go…
- Setting up Reason's preferences
- Recording audio and software instrument tracks
- Creating drum beats with Redrum and the Kong Drum Designer
- Triggering REX loops
- Live sampling
- Recording automation
- Quantizing audio
- Pitch correcting vocals
- Using the ReGroove Mixer
- Time stretching and time compressing audio
- Working in the mixer and the rack
- Processing your tracks with compression, EQ, and effects
- Mastering a recording in Reason
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processingwith Brian Lee White2h 25m Appropriate for all
1. Setting Up
2. Recording Music
3. Editing Your Recording
4. Mixing Your Recording
5. Finishing Your Recording
Mastering your own recording12m 46s
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