Chapter 4. The Redrum Drum Computer

Most of your Reason songs will contain some kind of drum or percussion track. While the Dr. Rex Loop Player is great for quickly creating backing tracks using preexisting loops, the Redrum Drum Computer will be your go-to instrument for creating original rhythmic patterns and then sequencing them into entire performances. The Redrum is one of Reason's sampler instruments, but unlike its other sampler instruments (the NN-19 Digital Sampler and NN-XT Advanced Sampler, both discussed in Chapter 6), the Redrum's features and functions have been created specifically to optimize it for use with drum- and percussion-related samples. Redrum's sampler functionality allows you to load samples in different audio formats ...

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