Join Matt Piper for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting levels and stereo pans, part of Learning Reason 7.
The file I have here to mix is an instrumental track that I…created, called no time like the present, and right now nothing is mixed.…All the pans are set to center, so it's essentially a mono mix.…And all the levels are set at zero.…So the first thing I think we want to do is start reigning in some levels.…And some engineers might actually…start working with these input levels up at the top of the mixer.…
But I do know that I have my Guitar and base sounds dialed…in just the way I want them, and that they include some insert effects.…And so I really don't want to change the gain level,…the input signal level that I'm sending to those insert effects.…So, I know I'm kind of ball park with those input levels and…I just want to start down here. In the fader section.…So let's just hear a few seconds of this.…Okay, now those are some pretty beefy levels.…
Amazingly, I'm not clipping here, I don't see these very top lights lighting up.…But I'll also mention that I am…once again monitoring through the control room output.…
- 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
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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