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View Poll Results: Do you use Blocks in Reason ?
Yes 124 43.66%
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Old 2012-12-28, 09:29
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Question Do you use blocks

Does anyone else actually use blocks?

I've never seen a single project file by any other users that have it setup.
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Old 2012-12-28, 10:25
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Old 2012-12-28, 10:39
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I use blocks to store stems out of the way when doing a remix. I don't use blocks as much anymore but I do still find them useful sometimes especially for remixes. Sometimes I use blocks just to store stems out of the way.
But it kind of depends what mood I'm in as to wether I'll use them to be honest
I'd like to be able to stack blocks on top of blocks and use them more like groups in a sense but I guess that would just be group clips Let's call them building blocks
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Old 2012-12-28, 11:22
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I use Blocks for drums only in every track.
It took a while until i got used to but now i just spread them out via Blocks over the timeline
and use the razor and mute tool to create textures,changes and so forth.
A fun way to use Blocks is to record your midi to audio tracks,put them into Blocks,
cut them into little pieces and arrange them in a different way.
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Old 2012-12-28, 12:47
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Everytime I use blocks I do things wrong !
I never got the real way of using them I think it's to simple for my poor brain
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Old 2012-12-28, 12:53
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They're actually very handy.

..but I still can't get in the habit of using them regularly.
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Old 2012-12-28, 12:58
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I'm increasingly using blocks, mainly to set out the structure of a track with traditional verse, chorus etc.

In the blocks, I have the main drum, bass, chord riffs, then in song mode I override block tracks with the variations, melody, one-shot sounds.

Blocks could be way better - I was quite disappointed when they were released, because I was expecting 'building blocks' and to build blocks from blocks.

But now I have a way to usefully use them.
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Old 2012-12-28, 17:44
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I haven't voted yet as the options don't cover my use of Blocks.

I do not use blocks as Props intended - I use them as (a damn poor substitute for) markers.

When I think about it, it's incredible that we have 'Blocks' but no markers.
WE NEED MARKERS!
Yeah I agree.
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I haven't voted yet as the options don't cover my use of Blocks.

I do not use blocks as Props intended - I use them as (a damn poor substitute for) markers.

When I think about it, it's incredible that we have 'Blocks' but no markers.
WE NEED MARKERS!
I also began to use reason blocks as markers . I've seen him do in this video and
it has been my ruin: D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVN5woDo8gw
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Old 2013-01-21, 22:28
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People who dont like it, just havent figured it out yet. It really can work with every style of music in some way, as more than just a way to label stuff. =)
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