Making beats becomes even more fun when you've got great tools designed by creative minds... like those at Propellerhead. Hollin Jones explores some esoteric mangling opportunities for beat makers.
Remember the DX-7? You may have owned one and may recall its retro FM synthesis sounds, but how hard it was to program. Propellerhead have created the PX7 with mappable parameters. Is it a keeper?
G. W. Childs draws on experience creating interplanetary sound effects for Star Wars video games for this tutorial on how to make authentic Sci-Fi style radio transmissions in Reason.
What does 'Audiomatic Retro Transformer' suggest to you? Something harkening back to old skool technology? Analog warmth? Lo-fi? G. W. turns back the clock in this look at Reason 7's new device.
Possibly the most talked about of the new features in Reason 7 is its ability to hook up external MIDI devices. G. W. Childs checks out the connectivity and finds out how well it has been implemented.
When it comes to mixing your tracks, Reason features a big powerful mixer inside the box! Mo Volans demonstrates how to make the most of it with these mixing tips and tricks.
Are you continually searching for the perfect new drum kit? It's easy to go through kit after kit, isn't it! G. W. Childs shows how to home brew kits using synths in Reason.
Got a hankering for a new Rack Extension from the Propellerhead RE shop? Mo Volans dons his horned helmet and tests out Blamsoft's Viking soft synth in this review.
It’s official; acid will never die and everybody loves a 303! If you agree with this and you use Reason then it's time to check out Audiorealism's 303 clone in the form of a rack extension!
Mo Volans shows you how to transform a static wavetable sound into something you might not expect - using Propellerhead Reason's Thor.
The latest version of Propellerhead Reason's Dr.OctoRex contains a nifty slice edit mode. Mo Volans slices and dices with the GUI of this mode to add effective changes to his loops.
Most Reason users become Reason fanatics, and with good reason (pun intended)! Now that 6.5 has arrived, don't pass by the excellent Polar rack extension by Propellerhead… use it on your drum loops.
We all love free stuff! Log-in (or sign-up for a free MPV account) to get access to these Propellerhead Reason Combinators by Mo Volans.
G. W. Childs knows how to uncover sonic gems in almost any awesome synth. Reason's Pulveriser is one such instrument. Explore how to use Pulveriser's Tremor to unlock its potential.
There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV FREE Stuff!! This time we've got a collection of chill-out electronica audio loops. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!