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Reason 4 Tutorial

Making music should be as easy as powering up a computer, loading up a powerful piece of music software, and getting down to business. And it is. Reason version 4 is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you will need to turn your ideas into music. It's more than just a set of excellent synths and effects. It's a complete music studio system. Join Audio Expert and Producer, Kenneth Braithwaite, as he walks you through this powerful application. To get started, click on one of the movie links.

Introduction to Reason 4

What is Reason
System Requirements
What is New in Version 4

Getting Started

Brief Glance at Everything
Setting Preferences pt. 1
Setting Preferences pt. 2
Setting Preferences pt. 3
Overview of the Transport Section
Sequencer pt. 1
Sequencer pt. 2
Sequencer pt. 3

Essential Components in Reason

Hardware Interface
Mixer 14:2 pt. 1
Mixer 14:2 pt. 2
Mixer 14:2 pt. 3
Saving and Opening Projects

Reason Sequencer in Detail

Inputting Notes pt. 1
Inputting Notes pt. 2
Quantizing Notes
Clip Labels and Color
End Marker and Exporting Audio


Synthesiser Overview
Subtractor Essentials pt. 1
Subtractor Essentials pt. 2
Subtractor Essentials pt. 3
Subtractor Filters
Subtractor Envelopes
Subtractor LFO
Subtractor Velocity
Subtractor Misc


Malstrom Oscillator pt. 1
Malstrom Oscillator pt. 2
Modulator A and B
Filter A and B
Routing Oscillators
Saving and Browsing Patches

Reason Samplers

NN-19 pt. 1
NN-19 pt. 2
NN-XT Basics pt. 1
NN-XT Bascis pt. 2
NN-XT Programming pt. 1
NN-XT Programming pt. 2
NN-XT Patch Saving

Redrum Drum Computer

Redrum pt. 1
Redrum pt. 2
Redrum pt. 3

Dr.Rex Loop Player

Dr.Rex Loop Player pt. 1
Dr.Rex Loop Player pt. 2


Thor pt. 1 Oscillators
Thor pt. 2 Oscillators and Filters
Thor pt. 3 Filters and Programming
Thor Song Example

Reason Effects

RV-7 Digital Reverb
DDL-1 Digital Delay Line
D-11 Foldback Distortion
CF-101 Chorus/Flanger
PEQ-2 Two Band Parametric EQ
PH-90 Phaser
UN-16 Unison
COMP-01 Compressor/Limiter
Scream 4 Distortion
RV7000 Reverb pt. 1
RV7000 Reverb pt. 2
RV7000 Reverb pt. 3
BV512 Digital Vocoder

MClass Mastering Suite

MClass Equaliser and Stereo Imager
MCLass Compressor and Maximiser
MClass Compressor Sidechaining
MClass Sidechaining and Spider Audio

Other Devices

Matrix Pattern Sequencer
Matrix and CV Merger and Splitter
Arpeggiator pt. 1
Arpeggiator pt. 2
Combinator pt. 1
Combinator pt. 2


Automation pt. 1
Automation pt. 2


Rewire pt. 1
Rewire pt. 2
Rewire pt. 3


Reason Refills Overview
Reason Drumkits pt. 1
Reason Drumkits pt. 2
Reason Pianos
Example of Reason Pianos and RDK2
Abbey Roads Keyboards Refills pt. 1
Abbey Roads Keyboards Refills pt. 2

Making Your Own Drumkit

Making Your Own Drumkit pt. 1
Making Your Own Drumkit pt. 2
Making Your Own Drumkit pt. 3

Recycle and REX

Making Rex with Recycle pt. 1
Making Rex with Recycle pt. 2



Wrapping Up

Publishing and Self Contained Songs
Propellerheads Website and Support


About the Author

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