I often hate the Autotune effect. Because it is used in such an unoriginal way most of the time. Pharrell Williams though, he just loves the Autotune. Hell he’s even responsible for Propellerhead choosing the name Neptune for their pitch-correction device in Reason. For those who are now left wondering: Neptunes is the moniker under […]
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In general my little helper for solving noise issues is the Expander. And I love using Reason’s build in Expander for that. An Expander works like a “reversed” compressor: instead of limiting the peaks, an Expander will push back the softer sounds and therefore the dynamic range will be expanded. And because of that the […]
There is a serious flaw in Reason 7 which needs to be fixed AS SOON AS POSSIBLE in my opinion because it’s super annoying and makes Reason less usable as a tool for editing audio, remixing etc. The solution is rather simple, so I do hope the Props will address this issue as soon as […]
You can modulate the Volume parameter of the Reason Pulveriser using the LFO in the Tremor section. This is a great way for achieving Tremolo effects. But not only in a traditional sense since this LFO can produce many different types of waveforms including the one I’d like to focus on for today’s experiment: square modulation. […]
Are you ready for an experiment? Well, I am. This month on every working day I will share something interesting I’ve found using a specific Reason device. This month I will focus on the Pulveriser device.
If you’re a songwriter I guess you will fall in love with the music of Todd Rundgren at some point. At least, I did. I have heard Todd play live several times. Last time was a month ago in Amsterdam at the Paradiso. He used a large touchscreen running Windows with Reason on it. Even […]
Sloppy timing is not a groove, and sloppy timing generated by a machine is even worse. So yeah we worked very hard to get a great groove going, but we almost never got to the level we heard on other people’s CD’s at the time. Probably what we needed was a Fairlight or a Synclavier. […]
Check out my new track Remaining. This track is the result of a Combinator I’ve created in Reason using the Polar device.
In Reason 7 parallel channels were introduced. This means that now any channel can has many digital copies for additional processing. This way you combine both the original channel and it’s parallel channel(s). For example you can compress the parallel channel with any compressor you would like and blend the two.
I’m glad that the Propellerheads had a wake-up-call and decided to add MIDI Out to Reason. They have implemented it in a great manner in Reason 7. The new External MIDI Instrument device is tightly integrated in the rack design. And because of this your external MIDI equipment can be controlled from Reason and it’s […]
What sounded wrong in the past sounds perfectly normal today. Many years ago I disliked tape-noise, hum, overdrive but somehow I started to appreciatie it when I became more aware of the pros and cons of digital sound. To make a long story short: in the analogue domain things get lost, the sound is affected. […]