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Reason 6: Create Daft Punk Arpeggiations in the style of "Tron Legacy"

The Daft Punk Sons of Flynn soundtrack for Tron was arguably one of the best bits of film music from 2010. G.W. Childs is still rocking to it and shows how to create the arpeggiations in Reason 6.

Reason 6: Transitioning to Audio

The new audio procedures in Reason 6 may leave some old school Reason users confused. However, it's well worth the effort to learn how these powerful audio features work. G.W. Childs investigates!

Reason 6: Remote Overrides in Reason

Hardware controllers remain ever popular for digital musicians. But with the limitless number of devices, and therefore, parameters in Reason how can they all be controlled? Enter Remote Overrides...

Reason 6: Recording Audio

The unthinkable has finally happened: Reason 6 users can now record audio! Yes, it's the real deal and one process you may not be all that familiar with. Hollin Jones is armed and ready to go.

Reason 6 Tutorial: How To Create a Hip Hop Combinator

Creating Combinators in Reason 6 provides a custom mix of your own sounds in one 'box', and allows for all sorts of wizardry and creativity. G.W. Childs brings it all together for Hip-Hop lovers.

MPV Special Event: 6 Days Of Reason 6

If you're fond of advent calendars then '6 Days of Reason 6' will appeal to you. To celebrate the release of Reason 6 we're publishing at least one Reason 6 article every day for 6 consecutive days!

An Overview of Native Instruments' Maschine

Maschine is fast becoming the real successor to the much-loved MPC. In this tutorial Mo Volans gets hands on with Maschine and explains just what makes it stand out from the crowd...

Drum Programming: Simple Latin Trick

What do you get when you combine Brazilian rhythms based on Samba & Bossa Nova, a traditional western drum kit & a professional drum programmer? Toby Pitman hits the spot in this essential tutorial.

Create Complex Tones from Basic Tones in Ableton

Abelton Live is so much more than a live performance tool. It's a serious studio DAW and one of the first ports of call for G.W. Childs when it comes to designing sounds and FX.

How to Remix: Part 7: Mastering And Delivery

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In the Final Part of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans explains the mastering and delivery process for the final remix.

Using Absynth as an Effect to Process Audio

Most Absynth users are so blown away with its capabilities as a software instrument that they pass over using it as a powerful effects processor! Gary Hiebner explores the other side of Absynth.

MPV FREE Stuff: 10 Omnisphere Patches

Omnisphere by Spectrasonics is arguably one of the most amazing virtual instruments ever made. Although it comes with a huge number of patches, Toby Pitman has created 10 exclusive patches to use!

Mangling Loops In Ableton, Part 1: Using Creative FX

Ableton Live is arguably the most exciting audio application on earth to use as a beat mangling device. In this quick tutorial, Mo Volans gets scrunching and twisting with Ableton's built-in FX.

Sound Design: Deadmau5 Ghosts n Stuff Organ in Reason

Deadmau5-style pitch tricks, beats and sounds is all the rage. Learn how to recreate the organ sound from Deadmau5's dance floor filler, Ghosts n Stuff, in Propellerhead's Reason.

Logic Pro's Link Modes Unchained: Part 2

In the second part of this Hub series, Peter Schwartz removes the shackles of confusion that many Logic users still have regarding Link Modes. Learn how to make the different link modes work for you.