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Making beats in Reason - Layering kick drums for maximum impact

Reason has always been the perfect environment in which to create your beats but with the arrival of Kong in version 5 the Propellerheads have really upped their game. Now Reason users are armed with

Using Rewire with Logic Pro, Reason 5 and Ableton Live

Rewire is a really valuable tool that's now available to users of just about every DAW out there. It acts as a virtual pipeline sending audio, MIDI and even sync data between any number of application

Synths as effects processors with Reason's Thor

When it comes to processing your sounds there are literally endless lists of plug-ins to choose from. With all this choice it's quite likely that you've overlooked one key device in your collection, t

Extracting grooves from Rex Files in Reason 5

In a previous post, Mo Volans explains how to add groove to our beats by using the Regroove mixer in Reason and Record. This is an indispensable tool when creating your beats and today I want to take

Reason Tutorial: Programming analog style synth bass patches in Reason

If you're serious about creating great, original music then programming your own sounds is a must. So step away from the presets and start to create your own unique patches using Reason. The question

Quick Tip : Adding groove to your beats with Reason's ReGroove mixer

If you are a Reason or Record user you'll be glad to know you are in possession of one of the best groove engines in the business. So, if you are finding that your music is a little lifeless or roboti

Quick Tip : How to Combine Instruments in Reason 5

Reason is an incredibly powerful DAW with some outstanding instruments but as is often the case, to achieve the sounds you want, layering instruments and effects is essential. Using the 'Combinator' d

Quick Tip: Reversing Drums In Propellerhead's Reason

In this Quick Tip, I want to change course a bit and go a little deeper by exploring what some of the more powerful devices in Reason can do to help you reach your production goals. There are many way

Workflow Mastery in Propellerheads Reason - Part 2 - Combinator Drum Sub Mix

When using Reason to build your tracks perhaps the best feature is the ability to "hands on" design your set up as you like. Reason only has a 14-channel mixer and this can appear to present some limi

Workflow Mastery In Propellerheads Reason - Part 1 - Customizing your Transport Bar

Customizing your Transport Bar Whether you are a beginner at computer music production or a seasoned professional, one thing all recording artists and producers can agree upon is that if not managed

7 FREE VST Plugins for Cubase or any VST-Host

Cubase 5 from Steinberg comes bundled with some great instrument and effect plugins. From Loop Mashers to reverb units, filters, compressors... But, I'm a firm believer that you can never have too m