Tag archive for ‘Reason’
By MusicTech.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Modulation – Step-by-Step

Hollin Jones begins his step by step guide for adding modulation… 1: Load up an instance of Thor, and either reset it or load a simple patch. Here we’ve chosen one called Eight Pole Lead which is static More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Modulation

Making your synth sounds more dynamic and interesting can be as simple as adding some modulation, as Hollin Jones reveals… You might have seen lots of references to ‘modulation’ when reading reviews of More...

2: The first thing to do is turn the Filter 1 frequency and resolution controls to the right, and activate the buttons to send oscs 1, 2 and 3 to this filter section. It won’t sound great immediately but this is necessary for the next steps.
By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Fatten Up Your Synth Leads

A great sounding synth lead can make all the difference, and it’s not so hard to build your own. Hollin Jones explains how it’s done… Synth lead sounds are one of the building blocks of many different More...

8: Keep going and fill the other pad slots with different sounds. You might want to add a synth hi-hat module for example, maybe using overdrive and compression as inserts to help the sound cut through the mix.
By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Design Your Own Drum Sounds

Designing your own drum sounds from scratch lets you put your own sonic stamp on any production, as Hollin Jones explains… The invention of the drum machine caused a revolution in popular music. Suddenly, More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Designing Perfect Dubstep Bass

Designing your own dubstep basses can be fun and it’s easier than you might have thought. Hollin Jones reveals how it’s done… With modern genres of music splintering and morphing into countless sub-genres More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Programming Rock Grooves

DAWs aren’t just for making dance music. Rock gets a look in too, as Hollin Jones reveals… When music production software comes bundled with lots of synths and electronic drum machines it’s easy to assume More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Programming Electronic Beats

Software is the perfect way to build beats for electronic music. Hollin Jones shows you the fundamentals… The growing popularity and affordability of drum machines from early in the 1980s gave rise to a whole More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Reason Tutorial: Programming Hip-Hop Drums

Nothing says hip-hop like a massive beat. Hollin Jones shows you how to lay down a phat one… Hip-hop is one of those genres of music that just doesn’t work without a good beat behind it. Whether you’re More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Reason Tutorial: Beat Programming and Sound Design Part 2 – Build Beats From Scratch

In the second part of his beat programming and sound design series Hollin Jones build his own beats from scratch. And it’s easy…! Drum synthesis isn’t new, in fact it was way back at the turn of the 1980s More...