Mackintosh Braun is a formidable indie electronic duo from Portland who blend crisp, sophisticated production with sharp, emotive songwriting. They find themselves drawn to the technical side of music: sampling, sequencing, and high-end production. We had a chat to find out more about their use of Reason and their upcoming releases.
Harald Austad is a producer and songwriter from Norway. He’s worked with artists such as Spellemanns winners (Norwegian Grammys artists of the year) Karpe Diem, Madcon and Jaa9&Onkl P and winner of Norway’s Got Talent, Sirius, selling platinum albums and singles. An avid Reason user, we sat down to talk music with Harald.
Who or what is Reset Robot? The chances are, if you’ve been more than an occasional visitor to any of the world’s more discerning dancefloors, you’ll most likely have been exposed to the sound; you may have already given yourself up to the techno and house excursions that have become the Reset Robot blueprint.
The man behind the moniker is David Robertson, Portsmouth based DJ/producer of some repute. Influenced by clubs such as Fabric and Slinky, DJs such as Sasha, Digweed and the Wiggle boys, with time served behind the record store counter, he sculpted his sound meticulously over time, honing it until he was fully ready to deliver a newly crafted sonic signature. And since he uses Reason as his main production tool, we decided to ask him a few questions!
Always right on the cutting edge of sound design, Max Rehbein is back with another tutorial. This time he dives into the Parsec Spectral Synthesizer to create a rich pad sound and then take it further, morphing it into a beautiful ambient drip.
You have to hear it to believe it!
It should come as a surprise to no one that there are plenty of geeks at Propellerhead Software. So to take some load off, we organized a game night at PropellerHQ. Some dinner, a couple of beers and more video games than you could shake a stick at—including rarities like Japanese Sega Saturn imports, original Game & Watch games and an Atari 2600! Here are the pictures to prove it.