RML Reason Workshops April 29 & 30 in SF

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 | 11:30 am and filed in Reason, peff.


Here are more details about the upcoming Reason workshops. Registration isn’t quite ready. Either contact me or RML directly at the email/phone number below.

Recombinant Media Labs in San Francisco, CA will be offering two workshops on Propellerhead Software Reason 3.0, presented by G.W. Childs and Kurt Kurasaki. The courses are structured for all ranges of Reason users who wish to explore the possibilities of music creation in the Virtual Studio environment.

Reason Basics
Saturday, April 29, 2006
1:00pm – 7:00pm

• Intro to Reason
• Synthesizers & Samplers
• Rhythm Programming
• Sequencing & Editing
• Mixing & Effects

Reason Advanced
Sunday, April 30, 2006
1:00pm – 7:00pm

• Mixing & Mastering
• Advanced Effects
• Sound Design
• Combinator
• Remote & Rewire

The Workshops
Reason Basics is geared for novice users and explains the process of developing and shaping musical ideas into complete songs. This workshop is highly recommended for people interested in sequencers, editing, synthesizers, drum machines, and loops.

Reason Advanced is for intermediate/advanced Reason users. This workshop covers complex mixing and the use of signal processors and effects; programming synthesizer, sampler, and Combinator patches; using Reason as a production tool; and Reason as a live performance platform.

The Instructors
G.W. Childs is a veteran video game sound/voice effects designer, musician, and is a featured artist and sound designer for Propellerhead Software. He has worked on over 20 video game titles including Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2, Mercenaries, and Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Additionally, G.W. performs with the electronic/industrial acts Deathline International and Soil & Eclipse.

Kurt “Peff” Kurasaki, … well you’re visiting my site …

Recombinant Media Labs
The workshop takes place in Recombinant Media Lab’s unique, state-of-the-art audio-visual environment. Equipped with truly world-class surround audio and video systems, Recombinant Media Labs focuses on education, research, production and the presentation of new forms of audio/visual expression.
763 Brannan Street between 6th St. & 7th St. in San Francisco’s SOMA District

Enrollment fees are $150 for each day ($300 for both courses) and space is limited to 20 people. Priority is given to those who register for both workshops. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops and Reason 3.0

Telephone: 415 863-3068 x 20

2 Responses to “RML Reason Workshops April 29 & 30 in SF”

  1. Suzanne Says:

    Hi Kurt! I’m a new Reason user and my friend recommended your site. I’m interested in this workshop. I’m really new to the music stuff so do you think day 2 would be over my head? Thanks, Suze

  2. Peff Says:

    GW and I are really preparing Day 1 for absolute beginners, so this might be enough for you for now. IMO Day 2 will be more interesting in terms of learning the more elaborate tricks that we’ve developed over the years. If we manage to cover everything and you’ve managed to absorb the basics, then you should be able to follow along during Day 2.

    Basically Day 1 will end on the basics of mixing and using aux effects, and day 2 will start out with fine tuning a mixdown and cover some basic mastering. I’m going to present my custom mastering suite, and explain how it’s used. Then the fun begins with synth and sampler patch programming; Routing CV; building combis; etc. We’ll cover a bit of rewire, and we will demonstrate some live performance stuff using combis and MIDI controllers.