making Reason lo fi

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making Reason lo fi

Post by ned-ryarson » Thu Jun 14, 2007 3:38 pm

is there anything i can do in Reason to make the synths or drums there sound a bit lo fi?
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Post by hearttimes » Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:32 pm

try running the main outs through the scream unit first. think they even have some presets for drums.

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Post by hematurge » Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:08 pm

Can also reduce the sample rate in the soundcard preferences.
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Post by Shleed » Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:26 pm

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Post by luciano » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:54 am

Also taking away a bit of highs, (or bandpassing if you don't need much low end) can help. And lowering the pitch a little, but not too much if you don't want them too messy. You can also try to put a scream 4 with the tape algorithm after the reverb that you will use on drums, but be subtle, it's easy to make a lot of noise this way.
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Post by crystalmsc » Mon Jun 18, 2007 1:51 pm

browse around here, and try this great Vinyl based vst.
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Post by HrBak » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:02 pm

Just play around with an equalizer
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Post by Bross » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:44 pm

Try a tiny bit of random LFO on both oscillators for an old tape/drift effect. Also tune the oscillators off center e.g. osc1 +2 cents and osc2 +4 cents instead of osc1 -1 cents osc 2 +1 cents for an out of tune analog feel.

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Post by luciano » Tue Jun 19, 2007 4:51 pm

To avoid confusion, when I said lowering the pitch I intended on drum samples or breaks.
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Post by nogginj » Tue Jun 19, 2007 5:12 pm

record it to cassette tape, undo the tape, play with it, drop it in the dirt, reassemble.

lots of work but you pay for what you get.

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Post by the great escape » Mon Jul 09, 2007 6:01 pm

I sample lots of my reason beats into my sp-202 and then drop them back into the sequencer. I usually leave happy.
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