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Reason™ 7 Power!

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REASON 7 POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is an all-new edition of the leading reference to Propellerhead's flagship virtual studio, Reason 7. The most complete guide to Reason available, REASON 7 POWER! covers all the magic and fun that this popular, powerful music-making software is known for--from its synths, samplers, drums, and signal processors to its powerful and intuitive MIDI sequencer, audio recorder, and all the stunning new devices and capabilities in Reason 7. If you're a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to everything Reason can do. More advanced users will find REASON 7 POWER! an indispensable reference--the go-to resource covering all of Reason's features and functions. Build your Reason expertise with REASON 7 POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE. - See more at: http://www.cengageptr.com/Topics/TitleDetail/1285866576#sthash.5mZiYdHK.dpuf

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Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About the Authors
  6. Contents
  7. Introduction
  8. 1 Getting Started
    1. Introduction to Reason 7.0
    2. What Is Reason?
    3. Four Buttons for Four Windows
    4. The Mix Screen (F5)
    5. The Reason Rack Screen (F6)
    6. Moving On
  9. 2 Recording
    1. The Devices
    2. Creating MIDI Tracks for External Devices
    3. What Is a Sequencer?
    4. Recording an Audio Track
    5. Loop Recording
    6. Working with Multiple Takes from Loop Recording
    7. Output Buses and Submixing
    8. Recording with Reason Instruments
    9. Moving On
  10. 3 Recording and Effects
    1. Quantization
    2. Blocks
    3. Effects
    4. Not Enough? Try the Prop Shop!
    5. Moving On
  11. 4 The Reason Sequencer: Close-Up
    1. The Basic Layout and Tools
    2. The Sequencer Screen Toolbar and Tool Window
    3. The Transport Panel
    4. Creating and Managing Tracks
    5. Sequencing a Live MIDI Performance
    6. Sequencing Written Data
    7. The ReGroove Mixer
    8. Recording an Audio Performance
    9. Moving On
  12. 5 Kong: Close-Up
    1. Browsing and Loading Patches
    2. The Pad Section
    3. The Drum Control Panel
    4. The Drum Module and FX
    5. Kong Routing and FX
    6. Kong Connections
    7. Moving On
  13. 6 Dr. Octo Rex: Close-Up
    1. A New Reason to ReCycle!
    2. A Guided Tour of Dr. Octo Rex
    3. Creative Uses for Dr. Octo Rex with the Reason Sequencer
    4. Creating Your Own REX Files
    5. Moving On
  14. 7 The Malström: Close-Up
    1. Graintable Synthesis
    2. Tour the Malström
    3. Your First Malström Patch
    4. Moving On
  15. 8 Thor: Close-Up
    1. Polysonic: Many Synths
    2. Take a Tour of Thor
    3. Building Thor Patches
    4. Moving On
  16. 9 NN-XT: Close-Up
    1. What Makes the NN-XT Different?
    2. A Guided Tour of the NN-XT
    3. Moving On
  17. 10 Effects: Close-Up
    1. Effects Common Features
    2. RV-7 Digital Reverb
    3. DDL-1
    4. D-11 Foldback Distortion
    5. ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter
    6. CF-101 Chorus/Flanger
    7. PH-90 Phaser
    8. UN-16 Unison
    9. PEQ-2
    10. COMP-01 Compressor
    11. The BV512 Vocoder/Equalizer
    12. Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit
    13. RV7000 Advanced Reverb
    14. The Spider Audio Merger & Splitter
    15. The Echo
    16. The Alligator
    17. Pulveriser
    18. Neptune
    19. Audiomatic
    20. Moving On
  18. 11 The Combinator: Close-Up
    1. Keep ’Em Combinated
    2. A Guided Tour of the Combinator
    3. The Controller Panel
    4. The Programmer
    5. Combinator Routing
    6. microMIX
    7. Creating Your First Combi
    8. Uncombine/Combine
    9. Select Backdrop: More Than One Way to Skin a Combi
    10. Moving On
  19. 12 Automation
    1. Live Automation
    2. Drawn Automation
    3. Conclusion
  20. Index