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Reason™ 7 Power! by Michael Prager, G. W. Childs IV

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5 Kong: Close-Up

WHEN IT COMES TO PROVIDING CREATIVE AVENUES FOR BEAT CREATION, Propellerhead Software has not been known to rest on its laurels. Way back when, with Reason 5, the company decided to push the creative envelope and introduce Kong (see Figure 5.1). Kong is an electronic musician’s dream machine because it includes a desirable feature set of sampling, physical modeling, and effects, all wrapped up in an interface that looks and feels similar to the popular Akai MPC series of drum machines.

Figure 5.1

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When you first create an instance of Kong, the first parts of the interface you see are the Pad section ...

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