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Chapter 5. The Reason Sequencer -- Close Up > The Track Columns - Pg. 105

6. In the Transport Panel, make sure that the Loop section is activated. Set the left locator to 2:1:1 and the right locator to 6:1:1. This will provide you with four empty measures to record a four-bar loop and one additional measure at the beginning (see Figure 5.40) that can be used as a "count off" (one, two, three, four, record!). Also make sure that the Click is turned on so that you will have a metronome to play against. Click on the Stop button twice to send the Position Indicator back to measure 1. Now, click on the Record button to prepare the sequencer for recording. Click on the Play button. The Position Indicator should now begin moving to the right and will start recording MIDI data as soon as it reaches measure 2. Once the sequencer starts recording data, play the kick drum sample on beats one and three until the Position Indicator reaches measure 6, at which time it will jump back to measure 2 and begin recording more MIDI data. Once the Position Indicator jumps back to measure 2 and begins recording again, play the snare sample on beats two and four until it reaches measure 6, at which point it will jump back to measure 2 again. Once the Position Indicator jumps back to measure 2 and begins recording again, play the hi-hat sample (typically found on the G#1 key) on beats one, two, three, and four until it reaches measure 6, at which point it will jump back to measure 2 again. Click on Stop on the Transport Panel or use the spacebar on your computer keyboard to stop the recording. Notice that there is now MIDI data displayed on 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.