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The days are getting shorter and the Swedish winter season darkness is quickly approaching in Stockholm. So what could be better than trying out a new electric piano Rack Extension and watching some music-making videos on YouTube? Welcome to the November edition of the Propellerhead newsletter!
In this issue:
Radical Keys brings you three classic keyboard instruments in a great-sounding package: the Rhodes Mk1, the Wurlitzer and the Pianet-T. All delivered through Propellerhead’s cutting edge Radical Engine, combining samples with physical modeling to bring out the character and quirks of these legendary instruments.
What you get is an infinitely tweakable, instantly playable instrument whose sonic capabilities range from the ultra realistic to the utterly outlandish.
So you’ve installed Reason and don’t know where to start? Got a trial of the software? Then this video is for you. In this seven minute introduction to Reason, Mattias will walk you through the different areas of the program—and even get you started working on your first song!
Sample Magic’s new boutique imprint “SM White Label” announces its debut release with 280+MB of loops and hits inspired by the new wave of minimal techno sweeping the European underground. Combining full-fat beats, cone-rocking basslines, deep stabby synths and pared-down percussive loops, this ReFill charts the territory between chunky peaktime workouts and hypnotic after-hours grooves to capture the essence of forward-thinking electronic music.
Couldn’t make it to our Producers Conferences? Don’t worry, we have uploaded over two hours of video from The Producers Conference Berlin!
Want to make a moving pad? Mo Volans at MacProVideo has got you covered in this article about sweeping wavetables.
Reason user and ReFill maker -008’ raps about a certain music making software in his hip hop epic “Voice of Reason”!
Our friends at Groove3 are currently holding their annual Black November sale. Visit our Learning section now to enjoy 50% off on Groove 3 video tutorials!
Propellerhead is hiring. If any of these jobs sound like you or someone you know, we’d like to know!