Reaper Fast Start
with Kenneth Gioia
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01 Class Introduction and Overview02:34
05 Menus, Themes, and Layouts07:07
Class duration: 4h 39mSee all 17 lessons
About The Class
Discover the flexibility and ease of Reaper as your DAW.
In this Fast Start, famed producer and educator Kenny Gioia will walk you through Reaper’s basic layout and format. He will cover:
- Track layout, programming and automation
- Virtual instruments and plug-in compatibility
- Both audio and MIDI workflows for production
- Basic recording and mixing techniques
- File, track and clip organization
Class Introduction and Overview02:34
Setting Up a Project06:11
Tracks and the Mixer Window06:05
Menus, Themes, and Layouts07:07
Reaper Menu and Setup Questions27:28
Setting up a MIDI Track06:11
Editing a MIDI Track18:02
MIDI Drum Programming30:51
Adding MIDI Layers23:42
Markers, Regions, and Groups12:45
Setting Up for Live Audio09:23
Adding Effects on Audio Tracks37:31
Grouping and Folders for Audio Tracks22:19
Click Track and Headphone Mixes17:12
Takes, Lanes, and Groups17:53
Kenneth Gioia is a Multi-Platinum music producer, engineer, mixer and songwriter from New York City, who is best known for working on the #1 hits 'Sex and Candy' by Marcy’s Playground and 'Crush'. Kenneth has worked on record from Bayside, American Authors, Mandy Moore, Hall and Oates and Lee Ann Womack. Kenny is also a trusted educator and runs kennymania.com, where he offers tutorials on everything from mixing and engineering to platform-focused tutorials on Reaper, his DAW of choice. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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Outstanding teacher. Kenny is by far the best of the Reaper instructor, and there are many good ones out there. He uses very understandable examples and presents in a fashion that the novice and expert can learn from. Great job Kenny.
Kenneth Gioia best teacher on Reaper. thanks so much for time to teach. Reaper is my primary daw since last year - great daw. Thanks Creative
Mr. Gioia's "Kenny Mania" channel on YouTube has always been a TERRIFIC resource for my beginning to learn REAPER. That being said, his unique speech patterns always got old really quick. It's nothing against him, just a personal tick. Thankfully, Kenny is in top form during this course, and this is one of the most useful and feature-packed CL courses I've seen. Unless you're an absolute expert in REAPER already, there's plenty of information here to get you into becoming more familiar with my favorite DAW.
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