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Reason Drum Sequencer Explained®

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    First Beat & Pattern Variations (4:30)


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    Remapping Lanes, Playback Modes & Pattern Lengths (6:11)


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    Live Note Input, Randomization & Pattern Presets (3:34)


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    Probability Sequencing & Note Repeat (6:21)


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    Using Player Automation to Create Variations (4:39)


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    Increasing Lane & Pattern Count (2:47)


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    Converting CV to MIDI (3:54)


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    A Quick Look at Europa (4:19)


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    Drum Sequencer as a Melodic Tool (8:37)


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    Structuring & Looking Beyond Drum Sequencer (14:12)


Reason Guru Paul Ortiz shows you everything you need to know about the new Drum Sequencer player in Reason 10! Learn all about it and how to use it creatively when producing in Reason.

Paul begins with the basics of inputting drum hits into the new Drum Sequencer player, as well as how to automate pattern changes. He then goes into Remapping Lanes, Playback Modes and setting Pattern Lengths for complete control over the Drum Sequencer player.

Live Note Input, Randomization and Pattern Presets are then all gone over in detail, allowing you to both program and select different patterns quickly and easily.

Paul then gets advanced, showing you how to utilize automation to create variations on your patterns without wasting precious pattern slots. You'll then see how to increase the Lane and Pattern Count, Convert CV to MIDI with a free player device and open up all of your existing rack devices to the wonderful world of players.

Next, see how to use Drum Sequencer as a melodic tool, and Paul introduces you to the possibilities of players and CV beyond the Drum Sequencer.

As a bonus, Paul gives you a cool video about the new sample import function in Europa, covering topics such as creating a default patch for sample import, and also re-sampling instruments internally to create new wavetables.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more detailed info. If you use Propellerhead's Reason, you have to get down with the Drum Sequencer: Watch "Reason Drum Sequencer Explained" today.


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Submitted 2 months ago

clear and practical

very good

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Soloshad
Submitted 3 months ago

Very impressed by the tutorial.

Didn’t know that this blessed thing was so powerful. Cannot wait to go and experiment. Gtg bye

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Cubase, Logic Pro, Reason

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low keys
Submitted 4 months ago

So much creativity!!!

After watching this I discovered a lot of valuable tips to apply when using the Drum Sequencer. If you are wanting to get the most out of it then this is the course to watch!

I am a: Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Cubase, Reason

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Odai for 3
Submitted 6 months ago

Reason heads only!

I got a handful of very nice tips from this video, definitely worth watching. i wasn't personally into the music he was producing, but i still found value in the course overall.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Reason

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walterw
Submitted 6 months ago

super clearly run through the facts and also giving plenty of good ideas for using this tool

congratulations, groove 3, another dude with the absolute perfect style to teach and declare a bunch of knowledge and lots of possibilities with new but awesome useful tools.very well done, man!

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Cubase, Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Reason, Studio One

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I've been working with computers and music from probably around five or six, when my parents first got an Atari with Cubase 2.0! Been hooked ever since.

2. What training have you had?

Mostly it comes from my parents. They're both songwriters and producers, so I grew up watching them and learning in their studio. More recently, just self-taught really.

3. When did you get into recording?

I guess I first started taking it seriously when I was around 15 or 16, which is when it became a bit more feasible to actually record at home and go beyond GM. That's when I started picking up other instruments aside from keyboard, guitar, bass, drums.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I've just started working with the guys over at Red Bull Media House and am on my second album with them now! Some of my sound design work has found its way to the studios over at the likes of Blizzard, and I've done a great deal of custom composition and production music for library music companies both here in the UK and in the Unites States.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I just love helping people out I guess! Through my personal music projects I've connected with thousands of fans from across the world, and most of them are aspiring producers and musicians themselves. So it's nice to be part of a wider community of creative people and help them along the way, as others helped me.

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Reason Drum Sequencer Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from clear and practical very good
Date published: 2018-10-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very impressed by the tutorial. Didn’t know that this blessed thing was so powerful. Cannot wait to go and experiment. Gtg bye
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from So much creativity!!! After watching this I discovered a lot of valuable tips to apply when using the Drum Sequencer. If you are wanting to get the most out of it then this is the course to watch!
Date published: 2018-08-06
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Reason heads only! I got a handful of very nice tips from this video, definitely worth watching. i wasn't personally into the music he was producing, but i still found value in the course overall.
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from super clearly run through the facts and also giving plenty of good ideas for using this tool congratulations, groove 3, another dude with the absolute perfect style to teach and declare a bunch of knowledge and lots of possibilities with new but awesome useful tools.very well done, man!
Date published: 2018-06-05
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