Hal Leonard Reason 4 Beginner Level DVD
Whether you're laying down song ideas or working out complex arrangements, Propellerhead Reason has proven itself to be the production environment of choice among many of today's electronic musicians. With its sophisticated integration of drum machines, samplers, soft synths, mixer and effects modules, Reason 3 is capable of stunning results. The realistic user interface is remarkable, and more than visually appealing, it actually helps you understand signal flow and how audio devices are connected. Reason is in a class of its own, and with this training tutorial, you'll know all you need to know to master it fast. In this DVD, you'll get up to speed quickly on Reason's capabilities and functions.
Andrew Eisele takes you on a tour of Reason 4's interface, including dropdown menus, the Transport and the Tool Palette. You'll learn the basics of sequencing and how to record using MIDI, plus how to create realistic-sounding drum parts, add bass loops, work with the Arpeggiator, and automate effects. In the Mixing segment, you'll explore Reason's Combinators, including the fantastic MClass mastering suite combo.