Archive | October, 2013

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Recording a voice over in Reason

I’m working on a Dutch documentary doing music, sound design and post-production. The doc needed a few short voice over parts which I recorded yesterday. The voice was delivered by the well experienced Rob Captijn. I recorded him in my home studio.

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Complete list of all Beatles anomalies: What Goes On

“Comparing the work of The Beatles to modern music is unfair: The Beatles were innovating, experimenting, and working beyond the limits of the equipment. Equipment that at the time was the best available, but now looks very dated and clumsy. Modern recording technology allows the tiniest anomalous sound to be erased flawlessly, and performances to […]

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Dedicated EditorsKeys keyboard for Reason

Since a couple of weeks I’m using the brand new dedicated EditorsKeys keyboard for Reason. It’s a great addition for anyone using Reason. The keyboard has a professional studio look and will improve the work flow on operating Reason. Instead of clicking through the Reason menus and toolbars it visualises all Key Commands which you […]

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Happy that Pharrell Williams is in tune

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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Kill the noise: use an Expander

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 […]

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