All posts tagged “Rack Extensions”

Additive sound design with Parsec

Posted by Mattias on 2013-11-22 in Tutorials

The Parsec Spectral Synthesizer is a sound designers dream. With two independent sound engines, up to 1024 oscillators per voice, a wide range of sound sculpting tools, built-in effects and free modulation routing, Parsec is capable of an incredibly wide range of sounds.

In this tutorial, product specialist Mattias shows you how to create a beautiful bell sound from scratch. If you want to go deeper with Parsec, this video is for you. Also, make sure you download the Reason 7 song file (below) to hear Parsec in action!

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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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Introducing Parsec Spectral Synthesizer

Posted by Mattias on 2013-10-29

Parsec Spectral Synthesizer, now available in the Propellerhead Shop!

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Getting Started with the Pulsar Dual LFO

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

The Pulsar Dual LFO, new as a Rack Extension in the Propellerhead Shop, is a flexible little powerhouse utility with tons of routing potential. Even though Pulsar is capable of some wild tricks, it also is one of the best places to start learning about modular synthesis and LFOs.

We put together this introductory look at how to use LFOs to spice up your existing sounds and how to get Pulsar making some sounds of its own.

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Getting Started with the Polar Dual Pitch Shifter

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

The Polar Dual Pitch Shifter is a great tool for keyboard players, singers, and mix engineers alike. Guitarists, on the other hand, have embraced harmony effect devices like this for over thirty years and so for them Polar is even more of a welcomed addition to the Reason rack. In this Getting Started tutorial, we take a look at the basics of the Polar Dual Pitch Shifter and show guitarists some of the amazing versatility it can add to their playing. Guitarist or not, everyone can learn a thing or two about Polar from this introduction tutorial.

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