In this session, Ian McIntosh will show you how to create great sounds no matter what gear or software you have. You’ll learn basics of synthesis, how to use effects, and he’ll show you a few Sound Design Secrets in Reason.
0:00 Creating Great Sounds with What You Already Have
1:54 Sound Sources
5:29 Synth Waveforms
5:34 Saw Wave
5:57 Square Wave
6:06 Triangle Wave
6:14 Sine Wave
- Audio Filter
- What's A Filter?
8:04 Types of Filters
9:58 Low Pass Filter
10:52 High Pass Filter
11:08 Band Pass Filter
11:29 Notch Filter
12:43 Modifiers-Envelopes & LFO's
12:53:00 "How I learned this stuff"
- Alesis Qs8.1
- ALESIS QS8 FACTORY DEMO SONGS
15:37 Intro to ADSR
16:15:00 What Is An Envelope?
16:56:00 Pro Tip: "Increase the Attack on a Pad to Create a Volume Swell"
17:40:00 Pro Tip: "Increasing the Release of a Sound can simulate Reverb"
18:20 Pro Tip: "Assign a LFO to Parameters to Create Movement"
19:57:00 Pro Tip: "Enable Portamento and Change Voices to 1 on Lead Synths for Legato Leads"
22:31 Pro Tip: "Add Delay and Reverb to a Sound to Create Width"
23:59:00 Pro Tip: "Use Reverb and Auto Filter to Transform your Piano Sound"
25:48:00 Pro Tip: "Map your Reverb Effect Level to a Knob to Quickly Transform your Sounds"
26:59:00 Pro Tip: "Try Using Guitar Pedals with your Keyboard to add Effects easily"
42:09:00 Electric Grand Piano
- Keane - Somewhere Only We Know
28:27:00 What Controller Do you Use?
29:55:00 Has your Computer Ever Crashed Live?
32:53:00 How Complicated are Your Patches?
35:00:00 How many Patches do you Use Live?