Tutorials

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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Subtractor Basics

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

Subtractor, the original Reason synth, still packs a punch! In this tutorial we’ll learn the basics of this virtual analog classic by creating a synth bass from scratch. Regardless if you own Reason, Reason Essentials or if you’re just trying out the demo, this should get you started creating your own sounds with Subtractor!

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Audiomatic Retro Transformer

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

The Audiomatic Retro Transformer is a new Rack Extension that comes free with Reason 7. Audiomatic is for your music what those insta-hipsta-analogififcation apps are for your cellphone pics. It’s about taking your sounds and making them a little bit wrong in the right way. Color your sounds, add extra grit, or indulge in the lo-fi goodness.

In this microtutorial, we’ll show you how Audiomatic was deployed across an entire mix to bring authenticity to the retro vibe. A little retro here… a little retro there… and it adds up to a dramatically awesomized mix.

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RV7000 Advanced Reverb

Posted by Mattias in Tutorials

The RV7000 is a high quality stereo reverb that’s all about embedding your sound in rich, sophisticated reverb. Regardless if you want the sound of a concert hall, a retro spring reverb or a cramped closet – RV7000 can handle it. In this tutorial we’ll take a closer look at its features and what it can do to your music.

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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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