When creating large projects in Reaper it can get pretty confusing as to which track is which. To make thing easier can do a few things. Name the track – give it a descriptive name – i.e. Drums, Synth, Piano, Guitar We can also allocate an icon to a track. And we can give each […]
Category: Reaper Tutorials
One thing that I have found in reaper is that I spend a lot of time fiddling with setting up tracks. This can include routing midi or audio in and sometimes routing midi or audio out. This also applies to using a combination of FX plugins. Getting some templates together can save you a lot […]
It’s good practice to organise your plugins – well it is for me. You can always filter and search for a plugin, but sometimes the amount of plugins you have can mean that you overlook certain plugins that are within your arsenal. So let’s get organised. First you’ll need Reaper up and running. Next add […]
So maybe you have this situation. XP PC with old plugin synths and a new PC or Mac Running new up to date Synths. Your loath to lose the old synths and you have that old but reliable XP sat there. Or maybe you just want to offload some processing power. Anyway, whatever the situation […]
If you ever have to install a js plugin or for any other reason need access to Reapers resource folder there is a very easy solution. Go to ‘options’ ‘Show REAPER Resource path…’ You now have access to the all Reapers plugin and Data folders. This should work user windows as well.
For a while now I have been trying without success to get three external sequencers to sync with Reaper. Korg EA-1, Korg Es-1 and Roland M-303 Using midi options and options. Whilst It works to a degree it isn’t ideal – timing is off and looping is out of the question. If you press play […]
This video tutorial deals with setting velocities within the sequencer_megababy plugin in Reaper. Using the Left Click of the mouse whilst holding down the CRtL(win) or CMD(mac) keys you can create edit the velocity of each beat or if you combine it with the ALT key you can control the velocity of the entire row.
Over the past few months I have been using a different way of programming drums in Reaper. This has involved using a JS plugin called sequencer_megababy – the benefits of using the plugin as opposed to piano roll is a much quicker workflow. You can create up to 16 patterns all of which can be […]
A useful tip in using Reaper is to develope keyboard shortcuts to try and eliminate having to use the mouse. One shortcut I alter is the ‘Record’ shortcut. As its stands to record you have to either use the mouse and click record or use the shortcut ‘Ctrl + R’ With tasks like record it […]
Quick and simple lessons on how to use Reaper. Basic lesson 3 – Render. When you’ve finished recording your track/tracks in reaper and you’ve mixed you can render the project. Unless you’ve got lame installed to work with Reaper you will probably need to render to wav and then use another peice of software to […]