How to Record a Song – Part 5: Vocals and Pitch Correction

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper uses Propellerhead’s Record Reason Duo software to record vocals and add vocal pitch correction and synthesized vocal harmonies in part 5 of his “How to Record a Song” series.

How to Record a Song – Part 4: Keyboards and Editing

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you how to record a keyboard part and how to edit a song in part 4 of his “How to Record a Song” series.

How to Record a Song – Part 3: Programming Drums and Percussion

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you how to program beats in part 3 of his “How to Record a Song” series.

How to Record a Song – Part 2: Recording Guitar and Bass

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you how to get started recording guitar and bass with your computer at home, including info on guitar amplifier microphone placement.

How to Record a Song – Part 1: Set Up

Want to record your own music at home with a computer, but not quite sure how to get started? Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you everything you’ll need to get started recording with your computer at home!

Propellerhead Record: The Channel Strip Compressor, Demystified

A relatively large number of people who make music actually have a rather vague idea about what compression is. Is the compressor the “good” button that makes everything sound better? Warmer? Louder? Smoother? Is it like a delicious barbeque sauce that you can put on everything, the more the better? Not really! Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper talks about the Channel Strip Compressor included on each audio channel in Propellerhead Record, and explains in plain English some fundamental concepts of audio compression.

Employee Spotlight: Matt Piper, Propellerhead Product Specialist

Line 6 Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper discusses performing live, what he does at Line 6 and how he ended up working there, and how he uses Line 6 and Propellerhead products in his music.

6 Techniques To Help You Make More Music

You’ve got your instruments, you’ve got your gear, and you’ve even invested in some recording equipment. Yet you find months slipping by with little or nothing recorded. Often the hardest part is just getting started. If you find yourself in this situation, I hope you will benefit from reading a few suggestions that have helped me.

Recording Acoustic Guitar

With proper microphone placement, great-sounding acoustic guitar recordings can be done at home. Here are some easy tips to get you started!

Record for Reason Owners

by Matt Piper As a Reason user since version 2.5, and a Record user since version 1 was in beta, I am super excited about Reason 5 and Record 1.5. The following video shows several of the new features in Reason 5 and Record 1.5, and demonstrates to Reason users how much Record can enhance […]

Collaborating Online

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) explains his process for online musical collaboration, and compares features of three online services you can use for this. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the instructional guides Reason 4 Ignite and Using Reason’s Virtual Instruments. Whether you are a professional […]

Propellerhead Record + Line 6 FBV Foot Controller: Live Guitar Looping

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) demonstrates live guitar loop recording using the Line 6 FBV Shortboard™ MkII. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. The latest update of Propellerhead Record (version 1.0.1) adds Remote support for FBV Shortboard MkII and […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: Ring Modulator Guitar

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to use Record and Reason to add a Ring Modulator effect to your guitar. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. Sometimes I enjoy making some rather strange sounds with my guitar, […]

Propellerhead Community: Reason 101

by Line6Piper There is a great online network of talented people creating and sharing information for users of Propellerhead Record and Reason software. From time to time I will be highlighting some of these resources for you. This time, I’d like to draw your attention to Reason101.net. Reason101.net is the creation of Robert Anselmi, known […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: How to Make Talk Box and Auto-Wah Effects

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to simulate a Talk Box effect, and how to make a classic Auto-Wah effect. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. As a guitarist and a long-time user of Propellerhead Reason, I […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: Mixer Tips & Tricks #2: Pattern Tremolo

By  Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to create a Pattern Tremolo effect using the CV Level Input on a channel of Record’s mixer. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead  Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. Each channel on the mixer in Propellerhead Record […]

Propellerhead Record: Mixer Tips & Tricks #1: Sine Wave Sub Kick

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to add a sub-bass sine wave to each kick of the bass drum in an acoustic drum track. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. A feature in Propellerhead Record that really […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: Playing Guitar Through the Reason Synths (Part Two)

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to play your guitar through Reason’s Thor synthesizer. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. I suspect that for many people, the most sought-after bit of information in this latest video will […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: CycleOn

If you have been involved in the Propellerhead community for any length of time, then you have no-doubt heard of Kurt Kurasaki, a.k.a. “Peff.” In 1997, Kurt was in a user group that hacked Propellerhead’s groundbreaking ReBirth software and started the phenomena of ReBirth Mods. The concept was adopted by Propellerhead, and the first official […]

Propellerhead Record + Line 6 Recording Interfaces

by Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) demonstrates the additional functionality available when using Line 6 recording interfaces with Propellerhead Record. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. The word is out: Propellerhead Record includes built-in Line 6 Guitar Amp and Line […]

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