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Overview

Reason 4 Ignite! helps you get up to speed in Reason quickly by dropping you right into the action with the author's guidance so that before you know it, you are really in the Reason groove! This book is not hard work. You will not find long lists of features and difficult theoretical explanations to wrap your head around. Instead, in each chapter you will immediately be led through relatively short groups of simple, foolproof steps. At the end of each short exercise, you'll hear the results of your work — instant gratification! You will experience in real time what it feels like to make Reason work for you, and your understanding will grow. You'll learn to take control of the synths, such as Thor, Malström and Subtractor; the NN-19 and NN-XT samplers; and all the effects and other devices that make up this incredible music-making program. Screenshots and step-by-step instructions guide you through the various new features of Reason 4.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598634785
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/15/2008
  • Series: Ignite! Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Matt Piper has indulged his passion for music technology as a recording engineer, music producer, studio owner, musician/composer, and experimental music promoter since moving to Los Angeles in 1991. He joined the Course Technology family in 2005 with the publication of Reason 3 Power!, which he co-authored with Michael Prager. In 2006, he authored Using Reason's Virtual Instruments: Skill Pack, an in-depth study of synthesis and how to make your own patches in Reason. Piper can currently be found in music venues around town using his laptop and other electronics to make strange psychedelic sounds with various improvisational groups.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Getting to Know Reason 4 Dont Install from the Reason 4 DVD Important General Settings Getting to Know the Reason Rack Rack Front and Back Creating Devices Mixer 14:2 (Remix) Sequencing in Reason/Reason Transport Controls Loop On/Off, Click, and Left/Right Locators Zooming, Scrolling, Hand Tool, and Magnifying Glass Tool13 Time Signature and Snap to Grid Editing Tools: Selection, Pencil, Razor, and Eraser Recording Automation in the Reason Sequencer Read the Fabulous Manual (RTFM) Propellerhead Online Support CHAPTER 2 Dr.Rex Digging into D.rRex Dr.Rex Key Features Exercise Auditioning Loops Inside DrRex Auditioning Loops Inside the Loop Browser Slick Moves with Envelopes and LFO Amp Envelope Filter Envelope LFO Modifying Individual Slices Sequencing with DrRex Sequence a Song in Five Minutes Transposing Loops Just the Slices You Want Shortening Note Lengths Automating a Filter Sweep in the Sequencer Yes, Dr.Rex Does Respond to Velocity Dr.Rex, Meet Effects! CHAPTER 3 Redrum Making Beats with Redrums Pattern Section Programming Your First Redrum Pattern Shuffle Auditioning Redrum Patches (Drum Kits) Loading Individual Samples on a Channel Adding Dynamics to Your Patterns Stringing Patterns Together Automating Pattern Changes Making Patterns with More than 16 Steps Electro-Fun: Randomize Pattern Flam Pattern Resolution Using the Reason Sequencer with Redrum Digging into the Redrum Channels Redrum Effects Sends (S1 and S2) Channel 8 & 9 Exclusive Pan, Pitch, and Level CHAPTER 4 Subtractor Subtractor Synth Parameters Waveforms and Oscillators 1 and 2 Waveforms and Low Frequency Oscillators Portamento and Pitch Bend Polyphony Modulation Wheel ADSR: Four Letters You Cannot Do Without Subtractor, Meet the RPG-8 Monophonic Arpeggiator! RPG-8 Octave, Mode, Insert, and Hold RPG-8 Rate Control Video Game Trick RPG-8 Pattern Section Arpeggio Notes to Track Sequencing with Subtractor Using the Razor Tool Making a Velocity Ramp Quantize During Record New Dub/New Alt Subtractor, Meet Effects! Subtractor and Control Voltage CHAPTER 5 Malström Building a Song with the Malström Stereo-ize That Sequence Turn That Loop into a Song Exporting the Song as an Audio File Malström Synth Parameters How the Malström Produces Its Sound Malström Filters Filter Envelope Velocity LFOs (MOD A and MOD B) Modulation Wheel Malström, Meet the Matrix Analog Pattern Sequencer Key Mode Curve Mode Using the Malström as an Effects Processor Playing Dr.Rex Through the Malströms Filters Playing Dr.Rex Through the Shaper CHAPTER 6 Thor Polysonic Synthesizer Using Thors Step Sequencer Using the Step Knobs to Control Pitch Using the Step Knobs to Control Gate Length Controlling the Step Sequencer with Your MIDI Keyboard Using the Step Sequencer to Gate Thors Amplifier Using the Step Knobs to Control Curve Values Using the Step Knobs to Control Step Duration Building Sounds in Thor Thors Oscillators AM from Oscillator 2 Oscillator Sync Using Thors Filters Thors Shaper Basic Audio Signal Routing in Thor Modulation Bus Routing Section LFO 1 versus LFO 2 Thor, Meet the BV512 Digital Vocoder CHAPTER 7 The Reason Samplers: NN-19 and NN-XT NN-19 Loading Samples into the NN-19 Assigning a Single Sample to a Single Key NN-19 Synth Parameter Exercise: Precise LFO Pitch Modulation NN-XT Velocity Layers Velocity Crossfades A Few More Sample Parameters Backwards Piano! CHAPTER 8 The Combinator Adding Devices to a Combinator Fat Synth Sounds Made Easy Combine/Uncombine Using the MClass Mastering Suite Combi Using the Programmer Panel Creating a Split Instrument with the Combinator Creating a Velocity-Layered Instrument with the Combinator MIDI Data Routing/Performance Controllers Assigning the Virtual Controls Sequencing with the Combinator Custom Skins for Your Combinator Advanced Combi in Which Redrum Controls 10 Thors Setting Up Your Thor Drum Combi Selecting Sounds for Your Thor Drum Combi Something for Adventurers: Spider CV Merger and Splitter External Routing Indicators CHAPTER 9 The ReGroove Mixer Applying a Preset Groove Patch Get Groove from Clip (Making Your Own Groove Patch)3 Commit to Groove Random Timing Redrum, ReGroove, and the Slide Control Pre-Align

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