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Propellerhead Reason 3: Essential Training

Video Description

Propellerhead Reason is a expandable self-contained music creation workstation that is composed of the coolest synths and effects imaginable combined with a programmable real-time sequencer. With an intuitive interface, Reason gives you one-step loading of complex, customizable instruments, instant integration with MIDI keyboards and controllers, a range of synthesizers, samplers, a drum machine, the REX file loop player plus a suite of mastering tools and world class audio effects. With Reason in ReWire mode, its instruments are seamlessly and automatically patched into the mixer of any ReWire compatible application. In this tutorial, recoding engineer Jeff Dykhouse, a veteran Reason user, clearly demonstrates that this unique software is an indispensable tool for any recording studio or musician.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:01:13
  2. Chapter 2: QuickStart Guide
    1. Creating a New Song 00:02:21
    2. Adding Devices 00:03:33
    3. The Sequencer 00:04:23
    4. The Transport Controls 00:03:20
    5. Recording Notes 00:05:35
    6. Inserting Effects and Recording Automation 00:05:00
    7. Exporting the Finished Song 00:04:03
  3. Chapter 3: Getting Around Reason
    1. Interfacing with Audio Hardware 00:04:55
    2. Interfacing with Keyboards via USB and MIDI 00:05:05
    3. Interfacing with Other Software via ReWire 00:07:37
    4. Navigating the User Interface and Playback Shortcuts 00:04:57
    5. Navigating the Sequencer Window 00:05:06
  4. Chapter 4: Reason Devices
    1. The Rack 00:01:53
    2. Reason Hardware Interface 00:05:04
    3. Mixer 14:2 00:06:43
    4. Mixer 6:2 00:01:41
    5. The Combinator 00:05:37
    6. The Subtractor Virtual Analog Synthesizer 00:15:39
    7. The Malstrom Graintable Synthesizer 00:08:43
    8. The NN-19 Digital Sampler 00:08:24
    9. The NN-XT Advanced Digital Sampler 00:10:47
    10. The NN-XT Advanced Sampler Programming Tips 00:12:10
    11. Dr. REX Loop Player 00:05:30
    12. Redrum Drum Computer 00:09:20
    13. M-Class Mastering Suite Combinator 00:15:01
    14. RV-7000 Advanced Reverb 00:10:39
    15. Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit 00:05:31
    16. BV-5122 Vocoder 00:08:05
    17. RV-7 Digital Reverb 00:02:46
    18. DDL-1 Digital Delay Line 00:04:18
    19. D-11 Foldback Distortion 00:01:31
    20. ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter 00:02:58
    21. CF-101 Chorus-Flanger 00:04:17
    22. PH-90 Phaser 00:02:31
    23. UN-16 Unison 00:01:30
    24. COMP-01 Compressor 00:02:31
    25. PEQ 2 Two Band Parametric EQ 00:02:29
    26. Spider Audio Merger and Splitter 00:02:50
    27. Spider CV Merger and Splitter 00:02:42
    28. The Matrix Pattern Sequencer 00:08:24
  5. Chapter 5: Recording A Song
    1. Remixing Using Reason 00:09:54
  6. Chapter 6: Reason Devices Review
    1. Sequencer, Reason Devices, Programming, NN-XT, Dr. Rex Loops and Remixing 00:00:36