All posts tagged “Micro Tutorial”

Parsec Micro Tutorial

Posted by Mattias on 2013-11-15 in Tutorials

Parsec is capable of some absolutely mind-blowing sounds only possible with additive synthesis. But before you dive in too deep, make sure you check out this new Micro Tutorial! We’ll tell you all about how additive synthesis works and how you can experiment with Parsec to bring new sounds to your music.

Check out Parsec and download your 30-day trial here.

You can also download the song featured in the tutorial as a .reason file by clicking here.

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Thor Polysonic Synthesizer

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

Thor sounds like no synthesizer you’ve ever heard before – and every single one of them. Where other synths use one specific form of synthesis and one single filter, the Thor polysonic synthesizer features six different oscillator types and four unique filters. Unlimited sound design potential at your fingertips.

In this micro tutorial we’ll take a look at how to maneuver this unstoppable force of synthesis and give you an overview of its main features.

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Drum Machine 101 with Redrum

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

Ever since Reason 1.0 beatmakers, producers, and button-mashers alike have all loved the venerable old Redrum Drum Computer. And it’s easy to see why. Step sequencing drum machines like Redrum or even the classic Roland 808 offer a nearly perfect layout for programming the rhythmic syncopated beats used in so many popular music genres. The 16 buttons, representing the 16 steps in the beat, provide the right blend of predictable beat construction and random experimentation when you want to spice up your beats.

In this micro tutorial, we’ll get you started with drum step sequencing and get familiar with the Redrum’s layout. You’ll soon learn why producers the world over love Kong but also keep coming back to Redrum for that special creative simplicity.

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Using MIDI Hardware with Reason

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

The Reason Rack offers nearly endless sonic capabilities. But what if you just want the sound of your favorite hardware synth? Or that weird little drum machine you got half-price. In this tutorial we take a look at the External MIDI Instrument and how it can help you expand your Reason rack with your hardware.

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Malström Sound Design

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

Malström is a one-of-a-kind synth, begging to be explored. In this tutorial we’ll learn the basics of this mean green machine by creating a synth pad sound from scratch. And once you’ve got a feel for what Malström can do, endless sound design possibilities are just around the corner!

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