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Grooveboxmusic.com announces Music Production with Reason 4

Music Production video tutorials for Propellerhead Reason 4 (October 01, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-10-1--Grooveboxmusic.com announces Music Production with Reason 4

Grooveboxmusic.com, the leading provider of online pro audio tutorials is excited to announce ?Music Production with Reason 4. Available for pre-order right now, this groundbreaking collection of video tutorials running over 2 hours in length shows you how one of the hottest songs included in the new Reason 4 Factory Soundbank was created. Learn step-by-step all of the tricks and techniques used to create the awe-inspiring track "Narrow Escape" written and produced by the songwriter himself Josh Mobley (aka Neoverse). To further add insight to the collection, the series is directed by Reason Guru and worldwide speaker/instructor Kurt Kurasaki (aka Peff). The series of informative and eye-opening tutorials will take the viewer on a journey that starts with building the Factory Soundbank Song up from nothing, into something truly great while revealing the great new features in Reason 4.

Music Production with Reason 4 contents:


Chapter 1 - Introduction

Introductions from Kurt Kurasaki & Josh Mobley

Basic Overview of Reason 4.0 and the new features

The Reason 4.0 Demo Song, ?Narrow Escape by Josh Mobley and Woody Ranere

Basic Song setup and a detailed explanation of Submixes used in ?Narrow Escape

Chapter 2 Drum and Percussion Programming and Arrangement

Drum Programming and Sequencing

Arranging Drum Sequences

Using the Dr.REX Loop Player

Arranging ReCycle Loops in Reason 4.0

Using the ReGroove Mixer, the Real Time Groove Console

Chapter 3 Sequencing and Arrangement in Reason 4.0

Setting up a Mixer with Aux Effects

Loading Instruments and Recording a Sequence

Quantization and editing a sequence

Organizing and arranging Clips

Organizing Sequencer Tracks and Lanes

Vector Editing Automation Lanes

Dividing and Muting Clips

Chapter 4 Song Development

Adding Instruments and Tracks

Using ReCycle Instrument Loops

Using the Scream 4 Distortion

Automation with Multiple Clips

Developing a Bridge and Chorus

Transitions with Drum Fills and Filter Sweeps

Chapter 5 Song Arrangement

Advanced Sequence Editing

Clip Duplication and Deletion Features

Building out 2nd and 3rd sections of the song

Creating dramatic breakdowns

Thor Synth Programming and Sequencing

Modifying Combinator Patches

Developing dramatic buildups

Rendering the Song to an Audio File

Chapter 6 Vocals in Reason

Collaborating with a singer/songwriter.

Preparing vocal tracks for import into Reason

Using ReCycle to convert audio to REX files

Importing Vocals into Reason with a Dr.REX Loop Player

Programming the NN-XT Advanced Sampler

Chapter 7 Dynamics Processing

Using the MClass Compressor on Vocals

Creating a DeEsser for the vocals

Compressing Drums

Advanced Tutorial on the MClass Compressor Sidechain input

Chapter 8 - Special Effects

Creating a custom Granular Effect

Applying Granular effects to the vocals

Using the BV512 Digital Vocoder

Incorporating Vocoded layers into the song

Chapter 9 Engineering a Mixdown

Understanding how to find an anchor level

Using the Mixer Mute and Solo features

Using Equalization to shape the mix

Comparing and Balancing Levels from Instruments

Mixer Automation via Sequencer tracks

Chapter 10 Mastering

Inserting a MClass Mastering Combinator into the Reason Rack

Using the MClass Equalizer to adjust the final mix

Using the MClass Maximizer to prevent clipping

Adding personal and copyright information

Publishing the Reason Song.

Overview of applying EQ, the MClass Stereo Imager, Compression, and Limiting.


Addendum:
Thanks from Josh Mobley

The ?Music Production with Reason 4 CD-ROM will be available and or ship as an instant digital download and or a retail box version in October for $59.99, but you can for a limited time order it today at a special pre-sale price of only $39.99 and be first in line to get your copy when they ship.

For more information, free videos from the series and to order, visit www.grooveboxmusic.com today.


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