After several folks asked for this, I went ahead and did a video on the basic use of Reaper digital audio workstation (DAW) software.
In 10 minutes, I demonstrate how to create a voice over with background music, then a song with piano accompaniment (if a very brief song;-))), using midi and a virtual instrument.
I also include how to use Audacity along with Reaper for the tracking and editing software "1-2-punch."
I put the first video up on YouTube, but it was pretty blurry. so I put up the new one here:
I've also embedded it into this post for your viewing pleasure:
You can see a few more videos on Reaper from our course, The Newbies Guide To Audio Recording Awesomeness 2: Pro Recording With Reaper by clicking here.