Join Matt Piper for an in-depth discussion in this video Using gates, part of Up and Running with Reason 7.
In the lower half of the the dynamics section is where you'll find the gate.…Gates are most commonly used for removing…unwanted bits of audio from your recording.…An example of a gate would be on a noisy electric guitar with a lot of hum,…you might use a gate So that the gate is closed when you're not playing the guitar.…And it effectively removes the hum.…But the gate opens when you play notes on your guitar.…Another use for gate is to remove noise from voice-over recordings.…
So that the gate opens while the speaker is speaking and closes when they're not.…Still another common example of when to use a…gate would be if you want to remove microphone bleed.…From a drum recording.…For instance, the example that we're about to see where a snare…drum is bleeding in to the nearby kick-drum mic.…Like a compressor, a gate has a threshold control.…The gate's natural state is to remain closed when…signals are not meeting or exceeding the threshold, but…as soon as a signal passes the threshold setting,…the gate opens and allows the signal to pass through.…
- 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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