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Old 2013-07-09, 01:55
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Originally Posted by jtindle View Post
I'm in a praise band without a drummer and have been using Reason Adapted for M-Audio for drum beats. Usually we just make a 16 beat pattern in Redrum and loop it. Occasionally I will try to do the whole song with different beats for verses and chorus and bridges but I'm not a drummer and it takes a very long time and once complete it doesn't sound like the actual songs drums. Would Reason Essentials benefit us over Adapted version? Would I be able to create drum patterns for songs any easier? Also, I have seen where some people will let you download Reason 4,5,6 etc.files to use. Are these compatible with Reason Essentials?

Thanks

Jeff
Jeff what you might want to try is making a beat for each section, bouncing it down, then loading it back into DrOctorex to trigger it, and assigning each loop a key on the keypad for easy triggering.

Or use the step sequencer in redrum, assigning different beats for the different sections (and banks for up to 4 songs- each with 8 sections...), again assigning the patterns to a computer keypad key.

Then you can be changing sections by hitting a key, rather than using your mouse/