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Vocoding for Better Pads in Reason

Vocoders. You've got to love them! They seemingly never go out of fashion, and they have so much to offer across a wide range of genres. G.W. Childs creates better pads in Reason using the BV512.

Reverse Engineering a Patch in Animoog for iPad

Different people approach learning synthesis in different ways. In this article, Rishabh Rajan shows how reverse engineering a patch in Animoog for iPad can improve your synth programming skills.

Using Guitar Effects on Synth Bass in Reason

Guitar effects aren't only for guitarists! Hollin Jones takes some of the best guitar effects that Reason has to offer and applies them to a synth bass. Read and listen to the results...

Reason: Functions for Better Sample Libraries

Switch on the radio or TV and you'll hear the use of samples in music or foley. They're everywhere! G.W. Childs shares 3 tips for Propellerhead Reason users on making best use of our sample libraries.

Logic Pro Sound Design: Trance Bass

Want to learn how to create a sweet trance bass in Logic Pro? Darren Burgos, Logic guru and experienced mixing engineer and producer takes you step by step through the process in Logic's ES2 synth.

Programming Dubstep REX Drums in Reason

Hollin Jones goes all out with the tips you need to know in Reason 6 to program and create Dubstep beats using the included Dubstep REX loops.

MPV FREE Stuff: Cinematic Construction Kit Loops!

Toby Pitman has created an entire cinematic-style loop construction kit exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now! Not to be missed!!

The Art of Sampling in Reason 6

Learn the essential process of sampling in Propellerhead Reason (in this case using ReDrum) with Hollin Jones.

Quick Swipe Splice Editing in Logic Pro

Darren Burgos gets his chops together in this step by step on how to quickly create Electro and Dubstep style stop/chop audio effects using Take Folders in Logic Pro.

Better Leads in Reason

With so many instruments and effects to choose from, how do you go about improving your lead sounds in Reason? Simple. Read and follow along with this step-by-step article by G. W. Childs.

Logic Pro: Creating ES 2 Vector Sweeps

Knowing how to make synced sweeps is useful for more than just EDM. Darren Burgos demonstrates how the Vector Envelope in Logic Pro's ES 2 can be used to achieve this and more.

Logic Pro: Creating Rhythmic Gated Effects

If you've sat on the fence (sic) when it comes to gating, Gary Hiebner is the perfect Logic expert to talk to. In this article you'll learn how to get creative with gating and stuttering effects.

Gated Reverb Effects In Logic Pro

Bring back the 80's - all is forgiven… well, almost everything. Toby Pitman travels back in time, using Logic Pro, to re-create the (in)famous 80's style drum effects.

The Magic of White Noise in Logic Pro

White noise has many creative uses, from snares to kick drums and even lead sounds! Logic expert, David Earl, explores of all these in Logic Pro's ESP instrument.

Logic Pro Sound Design: Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Heads Will Roll Synth

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs use hardware synths & guitars to create their brand of pop-rock! Richard Lainhart shows how to re-create the synth line from Heads Will Roll using Logic Pro's built-in instruments.