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Recording Guitar & Bass In Reason

Propellerhead Reason Tips & Techniques
Published March 2017
By Simon Sherbourne

1. Most guitar input sources are mono, but if you’re coming in via a processor like Eleven Rack you might need to switch to stereo.1. Most guitar input sources are mono, but if you’re coming in via a processor like Eleven Rack you might need to switch to stereo.

We show you how to record guitar and bass in Reason.

Reason may have started out as a synth playground, but these days it’s also a perfect DAW for the singer-songwriter or guitarist. This month we’ll explore Reason’s guitar-specific tools and devices, and look at the best approaches for recording guitar and bass.

Plugging In

There are several scenarios for hooking up your guitar to Reason, which may depend on your preference or your particular audio interface. You could go the traditional route of miking your amp. Alternatively, your audio interface might have a direct instrument input, allowing you to record clean or through Reason’s built-in guitar effects. A further possibility is a hardware...

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Published March 2017