Europa by Reason is a waveshaper synth, it can change the shape of the wave/oscillator. And by changing the waveshape you’re actually changing the harmonics. Europa is not only a great sounding synth it is also a great analytics tool for learning about harmonics, shaping a waveform.
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Back in the day, I was asked by Propellerhead to design patches for Reason. The Props needed many patches for the Factory Sound Bank and one of the most important type of sounds the Props wanted us sound designers to program was what we call Bread & Butter sounds.
Yesterday a friend of mine asked me about that nasty synth sound Keith Emerson uses on the track Peter Gunn Theme. What’s Keith playing? I’ll show you in Reason …
Propellerhead Reason was inducted as the youngest product in the TECnology Hall of Fame. Next to among others Otari MTR-90 24-track recorder, the ARP 2600 synthesizer and the Fender Rhodes electric piano.
As a sound designer I explore interesting sounds. I study them and try to reconstruct them. In this post I examine the rhythm sound of an old Casio VL-1 and reproduce it in Propellerhead Reason software.
Tom Pritchard seems to be a true Thor expert. His technical knob twisting results in some very musical and inspirational sounds for Reason users.
Building a DIY synth in Pulveriser is possible. And it’s not even that hard to do. Really!
Propellerhead has released: a playable iPad version of Reason’s massive Thor synthesizer, with all of its features Including my patches for Thor commissioned by Propellerhead Software. For example this patch of mine called Spaced Out which Propellerhead uses as a Thor showcase sound: There’s a lot more info on the Thor page at the Props’ […]
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 […]