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Chapter 3. Getting Started with Reason 2.5 > Reason by Default - Pg. 37

Synths--Right below the real-time effects are the virtual synths and sound modules. Additionally, there are a couple of Matrix sequencers in the default song, but let's take this one step at a time. Reason Sequencer--At the bottom of Reason is the main sequencer. This is where your synthesizer performances are recorded, stored, edited, and then played back. Basic Studio Signal Flow Before you begin to tour the Reason interface, it is important to have a basic understanding of how an audio signal is routed within a studio environment. This is commonly known as the signal flow (see Figure 3.3). The signal refers to audio coming from any piece of studio equipment (hardware or software) that is capable of generating sound. For example, audio signals can come from: Synthesizers Guitars or basses Vocals Drums Figure 3.3 Instrument