REASON MUSIC PRODUCTION COURSE

Music Production Diploma Course

DJLive Production Studio Server Room2

(Authorised Reason Studios stockists and Educational Partner)

Broken down into 12 x 2-Hour Modules. The Course duration is 8 to 12 weeks, depending on the student.

Course Fee: R4000 – Three Month Course

 

 

MODULE 1: GETTING TO KNOW THE REASON INTERFACE

  1. The Transport Panel and Sequencer
  2. Sounds and Music Arrangement

MODULE 2: GETTING TO KNOW THE MIXER

  1. Understanding the mixer controls
  2. Connecting Devices and Auxiliary/Send Effects
  3. Creating your own basic mix
    • Volume Levels
    • Equalization
    • Panning
    • Send/ Aux Effects

MODULE 3: THE REDRUM RHYTHM MACHINE

  1. Understanding the ReDrum controls
  2. Creating a drum pattern and copying it to the sequencer

MODULE 4: CREATING YOUR OWN ORIGINAL DRUM TRACK

MODULE 5: SOUND SYNTHESIS AND THE SUBTRACTOR SYNTHESIZER

  1. Getting to Know the Sub tractor Synthesizer
    • The Oscillator Section
    • Frequency Modulation
    • The Filter Section
    • ADSR Envelope Generators
    • The LFO Section
    • Velocity Control
    • Pitch Bend & Modulation
    • sub tractor Connections
  2. The Matrix Pattern Sequencer
    • Control Voltage
    • Wiring the Matrix to other devices
  3. Creating your own original Bass line using the sub tractor Synthesizer

MODULE 6: THE NN-19 & NN-XT DIGITAL SAMPLERS

  1. Getting to know the NN-19 Digital Sampler
    • Introduction to Sampling
    • Multisampling and Single Samples
    • Key Zones and Samples
    • Synth Parameters
    • NN-19 Connections
  2. Getting to know the NN-XT Advanced Digital Sampler
    • Key Zones and Samples
    • Layered, Crossfaded and Velocity Switched Sounds
    • Synth Parameters
    • NN-XT Connections
  3. Creating your own original Lead line and Harmonies

MODULE 7: AUDIO EFFECT PROCESSORS

  1. Discovering the Reason Effects & Their Function
    • Signal Flow Graphs
    • RV-7 Digital Reverb
    • DDL Digital Delay Line
    • D-11 FoldBack Distortion
    • ECF-42 Envelope Controlled Filter
    • CF-101 Chorus/Flanger
    • PH-90 Phaser
    • UN-16 Unison
    • COMP-01 Compressor
    • PEQ2 Two Band Parametric EQ
    • Spider Audio Merger & Splitter
    • Spider CV Merger & Splitter
    • RV7000 Advanced Reverb
    • BV512 Vocoder
    • Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit
    • Effect Connections
  2. Using Audio Effect Processors to Add Dimension to Your Song

MODULE 8: THE MALSTRÖM SYNTHESIZER

  1. Theory of operation
    • Granular, Wavetable & GrainTable Synthesis
    • The Oscillator Section
    • The Modulator Section
    • The Filter Section
    • The Shaper
    • General Synth Parameters
    • Internal Signal Routing
    • Malström Connections
  2. Using the Malström Synthesizer to add effects to a song

MODULE 9: THE DR REX LOOP PLAYER

  1. Getting to know the Dr Rex Loop Player
    • Recycled Loops
    • Adding & Auditioning Loops
    • Slice Handling
    • Dr. Rex Synth Parameters
    • Dr. Rex Connections
  2. Using the Dr. Rex Loop Player to Add Loops to Your Song

MODULE 10: THE COMBINATOR

  • Combinator elements
  • External & Internal Routing
  • Adding Devices to the Combinator
  • Key Mapping
  • Velocity Layers
  • Modulation Routing
  • Combinator Connections

MODULE 11: EQ, COMPRESSION & FINAL MIX

  1. The MClass Equalizer & MClass Compressor
    • Lo Cut, Parametric & Shelf Equalization
    • Compressor Parameters
    • Side Chain Compression
  2. Using EQ & Compression to Create a Final Mix

MODULE 12: MASTERING

  1. The MClass Stereo Imager, Maximizer & MClass Mastering Suite
    • Stereo Imaging
    • Maximizing
    • The MClass Mastering Suite Combi
  2. Principal of Digital Audio Mastering
    • What is Mastering?
    • Threshold of Human Hearing
    • Peak to Average Ratio
    • Monitoring Levels
  3. Mastering Your Song
    • Equalization
    • Stereo Imaging
    • Dynamic Processing

FINAL EXAMINATION

After 2 weeks of practice, or earlier if students feels they are ready.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Payment Terms: R4000 or two part payments of R2000 each.

Bookings and further info: Call (011) 886 9113 – or complete the enrolment form on the right and submit it to us.