Archive for the 'Combinator' Category

Monologue Refill

Friday, December 25th, 2009

The Monologue Refill is a monophonic analogue synthesizer library for the Reason 4.0 NN-XT sampler. The sets include the standard sawtooth, square, triangle waves. Also included are a fixed rate pulse width modulation set, and hard sync sawtooth set. Other sources include, detuned pulses, frequency modulated oscillators, tuned oscillator layers, white noise, […]

Combinator: programming tutorials

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

If you haven’t seen them yet, I’ve been working on some combinator programming tutorials which will be available on the Line6 website. Combi programming concepts are important for both Reason and Record users, so i’ve decided to focus my efforts in explaining some of the basics.
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Phase Aligned Tape Comp Combinator

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

In case you didn’t know, the Scream 4 Tape Compression algorithm induces somewhat of a phase inversion to signals passing through the device. As the photograph of the oscilloscope indicates, It’s not a perfect phase reverse because the signal is also being processed by the effect, but it’s enough to cause some problems if […]

My Top 5 Combis

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

The Propellerheads asked me share some of my favorite “go-to” Reason patches with fellow users. Since I usually program my own patches, I offered some goodies from my secret stash. Have a look on the props website:
Propellerhead Software Patch Charts
I’m keeping this brief since I need to finish packing, so that that i […]

Beat Repeater Combinator Tutorial

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

For quite some time, I’ve been trying to perfect a beat repeater combinator. You may have seen it in one of my song files or in James Bernard’s demo reason song “Age of Technology”. The quandry that I’ve faced is that there’s no way to make a universally useful version of the […]

Shepard’s Tone Combi

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

This is something that’s been sitting on the hard drive for awhile. The evening before the last Producers Conference, the topic of the auditory illusion, known as the Shepard’s Tone, came up, so I took on the challenge of trying to recreate this effect in Reason. The sound is an ascending or descending […]

Reason 4 Change

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Like many others, i’ve been a bit absorbed with the current presidential election. I’ve already mailed in my ballot and cast my vote for Senator Barack Obama for President. Despite his lead in the polls, i’m somewhat skeptical that he will actually win. I have this feeling that voter turnout may fall […]