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Reason Instruments Explained® - Vol 1

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Chapter 1: Instrument Overview

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    Overview of the Instruments (6:49)


Chapter 2: Selecting and Playing Instruments

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    Instrument Selection (2:57)


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    Playing Instruments (7:26)


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    Assigning Controls (8:08)


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    Using Patches (4:11)


Chapter 3: Subtractor

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    Subtractor: First Look (0:00)


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    Subtractor: The Oscillators (14:37)


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    Subtractor: The Filters (9:27)


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    Subtractor: Envelopes & LFOs (16:20)


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    Subtractor: Inner Workings (16:10)


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    Subtractor: Creative Possibilities (8:41)


Chapter 4: Malstrom

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    Malstrom: First Look (5:56)


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    Malstrom: The Oscillators (11:25)


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    Malstrom: The Filters (15:20)


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    Malstrom: The Modulators (18:29)


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    Malstrom: The Inner Workings (12:06)


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    Malstrom: Creative Possibilities (6:24)


Chapter 5: Thor

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    Thor: First Look (5:12)


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    Thor: The Oscillators Pt. 1 (15:51)


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    Thor: The Oscillators Pt. 2 (7:35)


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    Thor: The Filters (14:39)


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    Thor: Envelopes and LFOs (12:04)


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    Thor: The Modulation Matrix Pt. 1 (14:58)


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    Thor: The Modulation Matrix Pt. 2 (15:35)


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    Thor: The Modulation Matrix Pt. 3 (16:50)


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    Thor: The Step Sequencer (19:53)


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    Thor: Creative Possibilities (15:02)


The definitive guide to Reason's instruments is here. If you really want to know the ins and outs of Reason's amazing built-in instruments look no further.

In Volume 1, Sedric covers all 3 of Reason's built-in synth devices (Subtractor, Malstrom and Thor) in great detail giving you overviews of all the controls and features. He then goes section by section of each synth, explaining what every knob and button does with sonic examples so you see and hear what they actually do. Sedric then finishes up each synth with a "creative uses" tutorial showing you cool ways to use the synth as well as tips and tricks.

Also, as an added bonus for the new Reason user, Sedric has included 5 bonus videos covering general instrument overviews as well as how to select instruments and play them, assigning controls and using patches. We have included these videos in both Volume 1 and 2 of Reason Instruments Explained.

If you use Reason and really want to get the most out of its instrument devices, this collection will give you what you need to know... Get Reason Instruments Explained today.


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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I come from a family of casual musicians, mostly pianists. When I was very young, I learned to play piano, then forgot it all when I was teenager and then discovered guitar and bass...

2. What training have you had?

Formal training? Almost none. But I've made every mistake one could make in the world of recording and learned from every one of them. I've also had the privilege of interning with some very knowledgable studio techs and engineers and consider that a very valuable education.

3. When did you get into recording?

As a teen in the 90's, my band needed a way to get our music on CD, but our budget was very limited. We pooled our parent's money and bought a cheap Tascam 4-track tape recorder. Since I was the resident geek, it was my job to figure out how to record a 5-piece band with only 4 tracks and 2 SM57s. When I discovered overdubbing, my mind was officially blown. Then I discovered software and digital recording and became an instant lifelong addict.

4. People you have worked with/for?

The vast majority of my work as an engineer, studio tech or producer has been for projects I was personally involved in, or for close friends. However, I have had the opportunity to work with several notable Bay Area studios over the years. Including a bit of work at the Wash House, famous for their work with late rapper Mac Dre.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I consider the pursuit of knowledge a lifelong journey, and I've always been willing to share what I know with others... Perhaps to a fault. I've been known to speak at length on subjects for which there is no justifiable reason to know so much... I just enjoy teaching, and enjoy digital recording. I think the only things you need to train are knowledge and passion, and I'd like to believe that I have those in spades!

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