Category Tutorials

FX Menus and Simple Sends Routing – Quick Add FX | AcmeBarGig | Density MKII | FX Chains

Category: Tutorials

Learn how to edit your FX menu so that you can add FX faster while mixing with a simple right click. Organize them how you wish and rename them to what makes sense to you! Also, a review on signal chain sending for FX with the example of a Vocal track being sent to a reverb track.

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Audio Import, Track Organization – Large Audio import | Track Organization With Folders | Color Code Groups

Category: Tutorials

Here is another necessary skill to have while using Reaper.  This Tutorial helps you to import tracks, organize them and assign colors so that you know what you are looking at so you can speed up your work flow.

Learn how to import a full session that was previously prepared by a client, move around tracks so that you can understand where everything is, setup folders for editing/mixing purposes (which act as Buss Mixes as well), and assign colors to groups so that you can easily identify what you are looking at.

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Elastic Audio in Reaper – Stretch audio | Warp Audio Like Pro Tools | Sync Vocals | Align Audio

Category: Tutorials

This is a slightly more advanced tutorial for editing audio so that you can align tracks such as syncing up a harmony to a lead vocal. The skill can be used on things like bass guitars, electric/acoustic guitars, keyboards and so on.  I would NOT recommend this method for drum editing; I will cover a recommended process in an upcoming tutorial.

Learn how to manipulate audio so that you can correct time and alter a musician’s performance when needed to make the overall recording sound as “Tight” as possible.

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File Structure – Organize Audio | Setup Back-up Folders | Session Directory | Reaper-blog.com

Category: Tutorials

This tutorial goes through the instructions located at http://reaperblog.squarespace.com/shanes-secrets/ pulled from http://Reaper-blog.com with instructions provided from Shane who is an amazing asset to the Pro Tools and Reaper community.

Learn how to setup Reaper to have more organized session folders, Separate Audio Files, Session Back-Ups, and Session files.  This is definitely a necessary setup for a little more sanity when working with Reaper.

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Customize Menus – Basics of menu alterations | Export/Import | TCP | Mixer

Category: Tutorials

So on the Reaper forums where is ALWAYS someone wondering how to make a Pro Tools look alike, don’t get me wrong here… I was one of them too but there isn’t any simple way to do it… well… until Shane has the time to finish up ReaTools.   I would recommend that you try to customize your menus to what YOU want them to do… not what AVID wants them to do.  Trust me when i tell you, Pro Tools was nice, but making Reaper behave the way I want it too is much better.

Think of it this way:

You have 1 setup for Tracking: All your input settings, takes, track removal, punching, buffer settings, midi controls, etc… nothing more thne you need because when you right click you only want to see “takes – Take – 01, Take – 01″ not a 15 option long menu.

You have 1 setup for Editing: All your shortcuts f...

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