Join Matt Piper for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up Reason's preferences, part of Learning Reason 7.
Before we start making music with Reason, let's take a look…at some preferences, so we can make sure that everything's working.…And before I open the Reason preferences, I want to show…something just for the Mac users regarding the function keys.…Reason makes use of the function keys often enough.…That on Macs you'll probably want to…change a preference in the sytem preferences.…So I'm opening my system preferences, and…going to keyboard.…And here where it says, use all F1, F2, etcetera keys as standard function keys.…
You'll want to make sure that that is checked, okay?…And then if you need to use the other functions for those keys, such as…dimming your keyboard brightness, you'll have to…press the FN button while pressing those keys.…Now let's go into Reasons preferences.…So, looking on the general page.…We can pretty much stick to the defaults for now.…The default song is this template song, empty…plus effects, reason demo, and that's what we want.…The CPU usage limit, you're probably not going to come…
- 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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