Creating Horror Choirs in Reason

Let's play sonic word association... "Choir." Did you imagine angelic sounds, or similar? G. W. Childs turns this idea on its head by introducing a 'horror' element using Reason.  

If you've ever watched any of my synth video tutorials, you'll probably pick up on the fact that there's almost always some kind of choir patch showing up at some point. I'm a huge choir fan. Why? I just think that they add such an ethereal, and angelic quality to music. And, because most of us associate choirs with mythic realms like heaven, valhalla, and so on, I think there's a certain joy brought about when choirs are present in music... Sometimes.

There are also certain types of choirs that evoke moods that are far from angelic, however. If you've ever watch '

Sound Designer, Musician, Author... G.W. Childs has worn many hats. Beginning in the U.S. Army back in 1991, at the age of 18, G.W. began learning electronics, communications and then ultimately audio and video editing from the Department of Defense. Upon leaving the military G.W. went on to work for many exciting companies like Lu... Read More


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