Power Tools for Reason 2.5/3.0 by Kurt Kurasaki. Edited by Jim Aikin. Backbeat Books 2004/2005.
This material is only for Power Tools for Reason 2.5/3.0 and does not apply to more recent versions of the title, not penned by Kurt Kurasaki. Those missing the content CD-Rom can download archives from […]
Since the acquisition of Backbeat Books by the Hal Leonard Corporation, a few changes have been made and most of the first two chapters from Power Tools for Reason 3.0 are now available online for preview. Essential Shortcuts covers some of the main time saving features you can employ like learning Key Commands and […]
In the past few months, Readers of Power Tools for Reason 3.0 have managed to find a few errors in the manuscript. Naturally these should be called typos, errors, or mistakes, but I think it’s more appropriate to think of them as bugs. Many thanks to those with keen eyes for informing me […]
The attenuation characteristics of both the ReMix and MicroMix mixer pan pots is not linear like the crossfade example above, instead the pan pots have a scaled attenuation rate called constant-power or equal-power. The output level of the two panned signals is constant between the left and right channels. The scaled attenuation of the pan […]
the UK version of Amazon has the incorrect book title listed for my book. It says “Power Tools Reason” and inadvertently omitted the “for”. People searching Amazon UK are given an error. If you’re looking “for” the item, it can be found here:
For those who placed orders with Amazon.com, it looks like orders have started shipping. Again, I’m sorry for the delay, and I hope people will not be disappointed with the second edition of Power Tools for Reason. The amazon page does not provide all of the accurate information. Pictured here is the […]
I finally received copies of Power Tools for Reason 3.0. What is it that people say? “Better late than never”!? — whatever. Anyways, thanks for everyones’ patience. I certainly hope that it’s worth the wait.
I’m fairly certain that I received these copies before the distributor, so it might be a […]
So. The good news is that we’ve finished going over the composites for the book. The bad news is that we had absolutely no time to do a thorough pass-through. I’ll apologize in advance for missed errors and such, but overall I think things look pretty good with Power Tools for […]
Well, it’s done. It was finished months ago, but I went straight into the RB museum project and simply haven’t had any time to break and post any announcement. I’m hoping that the release date will be on schedule, but I’m hesistant about this since I have yet to receive proofs to look over. I’m […]
It’s been a rough week trying to juggle things around. This year, my normal obligations have me quite busy, and it’s been pretty tough trying to switch modes from work to music projects to writing.
The main project occupying my time, has been the revised second edition of Power Tools for Reason. I keep thinking […]
Power Tools for Reason:: The book is now available from Propellerhead Software’s webstore. Those who purchase a copy of Reason directly from the company shop will have the option of getting a copy of the book for free as well. However, if you’re completely new to Reason, I highly recommend choosing Reason 2.5 Ignite, and […]
Reason: Example Project adapted from Power Tools for Reason 2.5