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Sequencing a Live Performance Now that you have taken your first detailed look at the sequencer interface, it's time to press forward and record your first live sequencer track. In this tutorial, you are going to: Create an instance of Redrum Record a drum pattern live Edit that pattern with quantization and dynamics BEFORE YOU BEGIN Before you start this tutorial, make sure that your MIDI keyboard is turned on and connected to your computer. Additionally, make sure that the keyboard has been selected by Reason as a MIDI input source. You can do this by selecting it from the MIDI page of the Preferences window (see Figure 5.39). Figure 5.39 The M-Audio Ozone has been selected as the source of MIDI input. Note that if you are using a MIDI keyboard that is connected to computers with a standard MIDI interface (for example, MOTU MIDI Timepiece, or Steinberg MIDEX 8), the name of the MIDI input will be Port 1 or Port 2. In this tutorial, you will record a drum pattern with Redrum. 1. 2. 3. Start a new Reason song with an empty Device Rack. Create an instance of reMix by selecting Mixer 14:2 from the Create pull-down menu. Create an instance of Redrum by selecting it from the Create pull-down menu. Note that a Redrum sequencer track has been created and is already armed to receive MIDI from your keyboard. Take a second to turn off the Enable Pattern Section in the Redrum interface. This will enable you to trigger and record live MIDI data from Redrum without using its pattern sequencer. Load a Redrum kit into its interface by using its Patch Browser buttons. Because Redrum is already armed to receive MIDI data, you can press the C1 key on your keyboard. This key should trigger the kick drum sample. Also note that C#1 is typically the snare drum sample in any Redrum kit. 4. 5.