Prager, who works in music technology, and Childs, who works in music and sound design, offer beginners and advanced users a comprehensive guide to the music and mixing software Reason 6. They provide an overview of the interface; explanation of each device, including synths, effects, and the sequencer; and discussion of how to create songs and mix music. They explain the mixer and rack screens, how to record and create instruments and audio tracks, how to edit, the drum designer, the loop creator, adding real sounds like voices and strings, the software synthesizer, how to combine all the synthesizers and patches, automation, and exporting songs. Six additional chapters are available on the companion website. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Get ready to dive into Reason 6! This book provides a thorough look at the most common as well as lesser-known features of this impressive music and mixing software. Beyond describing the features of the program and how they work, REASON 6 POWER! explains why to use certain features and when they are most beneficial to your project. You'll gain a better understanding of Reason while learning how to use all the exciting new tools in version 6, including an overview of the new Reason interface and a detailed look at each Reason device, including synths, effects, and the sequencer. Packed with tips, tricks, and detailed explanations, this book is your guide to taking advantage of all that Reason has to offer and making a powerful difference in your music creation. Six additional chapters of Reason material are available at http://courseptr.com/downloads!