The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 2

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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 2

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Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 2 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instruMental Music using Reason - Part 2

The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 2

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 2:
- Propellerhead Reason
- Recording the piano melody
- Recording piano chords

Time: 6 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano


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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 1

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 1 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instruMental Music using Reason - Part 1

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 1:
- Propellerhead Reason 6.5
- Using the Yamaha DJX as a MIDI controller
- Using the Yamaha DJX connected to Reason via MIDI
- Piano setup using multiple NN-XT devices
- Playing piano "by ear"
- How I develop piano parts without knowing how to play piano
- Coming up with a melody to start building the song

Time: 6 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano, piano melody, play by ear, piano parts




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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 3

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 3 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instruMental Music using Reason - Part 3

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 3:
- Using the recorded piano part to create other instrumentation (flute, piccolo)
- Editing notation in Reason
- Changing note octaves
- Creating and recording a bass line
- Adding piano layers
- Hearing other parts while developing instrumentation
- Actually capturing (recording) what you hear in your head

Time: 10 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano