Archive for the 'Tutorials' Category

Reason CV/Gate to Analog Synths

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Lately It seems like the only things I purchase from guitar cnter are connectors and jacks. Yesterday I wandered in to get (more) connectors to make some XLR to 1/8″ phone cables which would further my experiments using Reason 4.0 as a control voltage generator with some of my analog synthesizers. Surprisingly, they had […]

Reason CV to Moogerfoogers

Friday, June 5th, 2009

The introduction of Volta from Mark of the Unicorn, is especially exciting news for those of us who have held on to our beloved analog gear. Volta is an application/plug-in that sends control voltage signals through MOTU hardware interfaces which can trigger and modulate analog hardware synthesizers and effects. The beauty of this […]

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 […]

Reason 4.0 Key Command Chart

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

I’ve been brushing up on my illustration skills and have put together a little chart of the Key Commands for Reason 4.0. The Key Command documentation goes into pretty extensive detail about the various shortcuts, but doesn’t provide a visual overview, so hopefully this little visual aid will help you familiarize yourself with many of […]

ReDrum ReGroove

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

The old tutorial on MPC Groove Templates is still pretty popular, and usually ranks at the top of the stats. I figured it was about time that I updated the old tutorial with something new that explains how to use the ReGroove Mixer in Reason 4.0.
One question that frequently comes up is […]

Default Song Preferences

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Customizing your preferences is important to optimize your workflow with Reason. One of these is the ‘Default Song’ setting located in the General page of the Preferences window. I prefer a minimal starting point since I like the flexibility of a blank canvas. Many others have fairly elaborate custom setups, complete with […]

iPhone OSCemote Reason Patches

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

There’s an update to Camille Troillard’s OSCulator application which interprets messages from Josh Minor’s OSCemote a bit differently. The 2.6.2 update makes it easier to direct MIDI note data, and i’ve updated my templates to reflect the changes. I’m making these available for people to download and try. Please note that even […]