Category: Reaper – Getting Started

ReaSamplOmatic5000 Midi Choke Hi-Hat

ReaSamplOmatic5000 Midi Choke Hi-Hat How to use Reaper to create drums in ReaSamplOmatic5000 Midi Choke Hi-Hat. Creating your own instruments in Reaper is quite a simple exercise when you know how. Using Reaper’s built in sampler, ReasamplOmatic5000 we can build complex instruments. Today I’m going to run through creating a simple drum kit. This will […]

Insert New Midi Item

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To insert a midi item we need to select and area of the track lane. Go to 2.1 as illustrated below and left click. 2.1 is the beginning of bar one: Using Right Click and Dragging to the left towards 1.1 we will be selecting Bar 1. Bar 1 selected 1.1 ->2.1 Go to the […]

Install VST *.dll from archive file zip or rar Reaper or DAW

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How to Install VST *.dll From archive file zip or rar Reaper or DAW Sometimes we need to Install VST *.dll. Ususally from an archive file such as a rar or zip file. (The following tutorial can be used to install any *.dll VSTplugin form an archived file ie *.zip or *.rar file downloaded from […]

Budget DAW Setup with Drums, Synths and FX

Budget DAW Setup Getting started with pc or laptop recording. How to get started with your budget DAW setup with drums, synths and FX. DAW = Digital Audio Workstation VST Plugin – Virtual Studio Technology (VST) is an audio plug-in software interface that integrates software synthesizer and effects in digital audio workstations. Budget DAW Setup Links: […]

Free DAW setup advice Plugin FX and Instruments

I’ll try to keep this short and sweet just a series of links to free and or free to use software for beginners. :::DAW::: Reaper – Free to use but after 60 days it will be the best $60 you ever spend. Perfect for Mac or Windows Record Audio and Midi – Piano Roll and […]

Setting up a Midi Device in Reaper part 2

This article deals with midi input – for midi output please read – Setting up a Midi Device in Reaper part 1 Getting your midi device to work in Reaper is quite a simple procedure. First you will need to install any software or drivers for your operating system. Some will work right out of […]

Setting up a Midi Device in Reaper

This article deals with midi input – for midi output please read – Setting up a Midi Device in Reaper part 2 Getting your midi device to work in Reaper is quite a simple procedure. First you will need to install any software or drivers for your operating system. Some will work right out of […]

Render Track – Reaper – Beginners Lesson 3

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 […]

Recording Track – Reaper – Beginners Lesson 2

Quick and simple lessons on how to use Reaper. Basic lesson 2 – Recording a track. Open Reaper on your PC or Mac. Start a new project – Insert a new track – Insert Track – Tutorial Once a track has been added you can ‘arm’ it to record   Click the button – it’s […]

Insert Track Reaper – Beginners Lesson 1

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Insert Track Reaper Quick and simple lessons on how to use Reaper, How to Insert a track. Open Reaper on your PC or Mac. Start a new project. Look on menu for – ‘Track’ and ‘Insert new track’ Alternatively you can use ‘Ctrl + T’ – for those not sure on short cuts hold down […]

AlgoMusic's Arpy:Free Analogue VSTi plugin

SCiFi Style Arpeggiator analagogue synthy LFO wotsit. Really cool sounding retro plugin. Looks complicated, preset sounds though are very nice. Download and have a mess with it, you’ll be well chuffed. Well worth including in your VST folder. AlgoMusic’s Arpy is a free virtual analogue vsti plugin for windows. Features includes a unison oscillator with […]

Import Midi Into Reaper

Insert – Media File or use the keyboard shortcut using the  ‘INSERT‘ key. Once you’ve located the file to be imported and chosen it a box like the one above will appear. If you have downloaded the drums from this site then you need to untick both boxes before you press ok. Otherwise it will […]