Archive for the 'Reason' Category

Producers Conference in Chicago - May 24

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

I’m getting ready to head out to Chicago for this Saturday’s Producers Conference. The line up is pretty similar to the San Francisco Conference which went really well, and so this is shaping up to be a very cool event hosted at the Chicago Recording Company.
I’m not sure what the deal is with tickets. […]

Producers Conference in San Francisco - May 3

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

If you’re not too hungover from the Cinco de Mayo Weekend festivities and want to learn a bit more about Reason 4.0, then come down to the SF Producers Conference on May 3rd. The event will be at the Pyramind Facilities and we will be getting started around 11:30am. I think you have […]

Thor Step Sequencer Systems

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Line6 has asked me to put together a refill for their “Expand Your Reason Rack” promotional offer which features free Reason 4 Refills. Originally a collection of Thor patches was planned, but I decided to focus on a theme, specifically, Thor’s Step Sequencer. The result is a motley collection of sounds and effects […]

Brian Nottingham’s Reason Patchlist

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Brian Nottingham sent me some excel spreadsheets that contain the file names of every patch in the Reason 4.0 Factory Soundbank. One of these spreadsheets even includes comments and descriptions. This was a massive undertaking - a data entry marathon of sorts, and Brian is generously offering the list to the Reason community. […]

MPC 3000 ReGroove Template

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Reason 4.0’s ReGroove Mixer is an amazing way to experiment with note timing and exploring rhythmic patterns. It’s no secret that the Akai MPC series of drum machines are legendary for their feel and some even speculate that the vintage devices have more character than the new ones. Included with the Reason […]

Reason 4: The Unofficial Guide

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

The Computer Music Reason 4 special edition is out and apparently available in North America. I contributed a couple of articles to this issue including one version of the granular effect combinator patch. Many thanks to Jeff Bradley, who helped with the REX loop programming article.
You can find more information on the CM […]

Getting Ready for NAMM 2008

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

The annual NAMM convention is going to be a bit different for me this year. I’m slated to present at the Propellerheads booth along with Josh Mobley (Neoverse). We’re going to have a little live demonstration of MPR4. I’ve also put together a little Live PA remix of Narrow Escape which incorporates […]