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Beatmaking in Reason 10 

Got a beat inside, aching to be heard? Reason has all the tools, sounds and loops you need to start making music and start making a beat. Try out Reason for free and learn how to make beats.

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Making your first beat with Reason

Learn beatmaking in Reason


  • Learn how to create your own bass bin-rattling basslines, 808 style.

  • What makes a trap beat a trap beat? Learn all about trap drum beats.

  • Build your beats from samples in this trip hop tutorial.

Meet the beatmakers


  • Meet the Reason-wielding beatmaker behind acts like Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown & Empire.

  • Get the inside track on how to make hip hop beats with producer Justen Williams.

  • DJ Pierre sits down to tell us the stories of his early days and shows us around his latest work.

  • We caught up with producer and songwriter Key Wane to talk shop and hear his story.