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Reason Beginner's Course - Final Exam

Now it's time for the Final Test. This is going help reinforce all of the knowledge that you've learned throughout the course.

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No one will be marking this test, but it's very important for your own purposes to make sure that you understand what I've taught in this course.

Most of the questions aren't particularly hard, and everything in it has been covered within the scope of this course.

For any of the questions on this test, if you can DO what it asks, rather than simply answer the question, then that is just as good!

An example of this would be question #1: "How do you create a new instrument".

If you can simply CREATE A NEW INSTRUMENT in Reason, then there's no reason to answer the question. Just go into Reason, create the instrument, and move on to the next question.

Of course, some of the questions will be more theoretical than that; I'm offering a way to make the test more practical to you, as practice is more important than theory in my opinion.

To answer the questions, you can either copy + paste the questions into a word document, or you can just read them on the screen out loud to yourself (and answer them out loud). I recommend against doing it in your head, as you might skip out on any questions that stump you.

And you can feel free to come back here at any time to brush up on your knowledge. So…

…without further ado, you can begin your test. There are no time limits and 29 questions, so go head and start.

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Exam Start

  1. How do you create a new instrument?
  2. How do you create an effect on your instrument?
  3. What is the best drum tool for designing new beats (Creating the MIDI Data), Redrum or Kong?
  4. What does the "MS" in the DDL-1 Delay Line stand for?
  5. How do you edit the individual MIDI notes in a clip?
  6. How do you record MIDI?
  7. How do you create a new note lane?
  8. How do you change the tempo in Reason?
  9. How does the "tap tempo" feature work?
  10. In the M-Class Equalizer, what does the Low-Cut button do?
  11. How do you view the Reason Mastering Suite Presets?
  12. How do you record your own sample to use as a drum in Redrum?
  13. How do you make a drum beat a "Shuffle" in Redrum?
  14. How do you create a "Flam" in Redrum?
  15. How do you place an instrument inside the combinator?
  16. What does LFO stand for?
  17. Many effects in Reason have a WET/DRY knob. What does this knob do?
  18. How do you access the remote programmer in the RV7000 Reverb Unit?
  19. What does the "P1" knob in the Scream 4 Distortion Unit do?
  20. What does the "UP+DOWN" setting in the RPG-8 Arpeggiator do?
  21. How do you import an audio file into the NNXT Advanced Sampler?
  22. How do you initialize a patch in the NNXT?
  23. How do you record a sample in the NNXT?
  24. How do you get the NNXT to loop a sample that you recorded, so long as you are holding down a key on the keyboard?
  25. How do you mix the volumes between OSC 1 and OSC 2 in the Subtractor instrument?
  26. How do you create a Staircase-like LFO in the Maelstrom instrument?
  27. How do you bring drum MIDI data from Redrum into Kong?
  28. How do you rename a block?
  29. How do you draw a block in Song mode into the Reason Sequencer?

Exam Answers

  1. Right Click an empty space in the Rack > (Choose instrument)
  2. Right Click the Instrument > (Choose Effect)
  3. Redrum
  4. Milliseconds
  5. Double click the clip to enter "Edit Mode".
  6. Click the "Record" button, and then play notes on your connected MIDI keyboard.
  7. Right click the instrument in the sequencer > New Note Lane
  8. Right click the "Transport" track in the sequencer. Choose "Parameter Automation". Check off "Tempo", then press "Ok". Then use the pencil to draw block data in the tempo note lane of the transport. You can edit which tempo it sets to by double clicking the newly created clip.
  9. Click the "Tap Tempo" button to a certain tempo, and Reason will change the tempo based on how fast you press the button.
  10. Cuts any frequencies below 30Hz.
  11. Click the "Folder" icon in the Reason Mastering Suite.
  12. Click the "Waveform" icon attached to that specific drum in Reason, then make a noise.
  13. Click the "Shuffle" button.
  14. Click the "Flam" button.
  15. Right click the empty space inside the Combinator > Create Instrument.
  16. Low Frequency Oscillator.
  17. Wet/Dry knob decides how much of the effect is present in the mix between the original signal, and the new effect-laden signal.
  18. Click the arrow beside the "Remote Programmer" text in the RV7000.
  19. Adjusts all the P1 Parameters.
  20. Makes the arpeggio go up the scale (in order), and then back down (repeatedly).
  21. Click the "Folder" icon in the NN-XT remote editor, then choose the sample you would like to import.
  22. Right Click NN-XT > Initialize Patch.
  23. Click the "Waveform" icon in the Remote Editor.
  24. Choose the "FW-LOOP" play mode.
  25. Use the "Mix" knob on the right-hand side of OSC 1 + 2.
  26. Press the "UP" icon in MOD A until you see an LFO shaped like a staircase.
  27. Click the MIDI data in the sequencer and drag+drop it into the Kong track in the sequencer.
  28. Double click the block name (In Block Mode). Type whatever you want to rename it as.
  29. In song mode, use the pencil in the "Block" track in the sequencer.

Congratulations, you've finished the Real Reason Beginners Course!

I sure hope you liked it. If you have any comments, questions, or compliments about the course, feel free to contact me here.

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