“The “Untitled #8, 2004″ video by Josh Azzarella is part of the permanent collection of the San Jose Museum of Art in San Jose, California. This Disquiet Junto project is the result of an invitation by the Museum to develop a sound installation to be displayed on its second floor from October 2014 through February […]
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Yesterday Propellerhead Software has announced version 8 of Reason. Does it fulfil our wishes? Nothing left to be desired?
Sometimes you would swear that the film was without music. Even if it’s not. But it’s done so subtle, you don’t notice it. It’s not so obvious. This is the kind of music I am mostly interested in composing.
Let’s say we are asked to compose music for a film. A story must be told. We know that adding the wrong music will harm the film, will harm the story. So what should we do?
“where’s the tuner?”
You know about live looping right? Using a device, a loopstation or a laptop so you can overdub yourself playing. I have briefly experimented with this myself in the past using my guitar and Ableton Live on a MacBook Pro.
Kuassa is an Indonesian company and they make in my opinion the best sounding Rack Extensions for recording guitars using Propellerhead Reason software. At the moment of writing they have two plugins out: Vermilion and Creme. I wanted to know more about these mighty fine Rack Extensions and so I decided to ask the Chairman/CTO […]
Novation stopped making audio interfaces. But why did they also stop making this kind of software? It’s superb! And in my opinion it would be great if they would create a couple of Rack Extensions for Reason out of these (old) Novation Nio rack devices. They even look a bit like Reason devices too.
This week when I wrote about the Comb Filter of the Pulveriser but I didn’t tell you it can be used for Phasing, Chorus and Flanging effects. It makes the Pulveriser one of the best effect devices in Reason for these types of sounds. I also wrote about using the Tremor for Tremelo or Lesie effects. […]
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. […]