Reason has always had the coolest instruments in the DAW universe. In this tutorial, Reason maestro Hollin Jones shows you some of the newest instruments along with some of the classics to give you a solid overview of all the unique sounds and beats you can create with instruments included in the Reason package!
From drum synths like ReDrum to the powerhouse Kong, you'll learn how to construct beats and create you own sound library of percussion presets! Then come the synths and samplers: Thor, Maelstrom, the classic NN-19, and the advanced NN-XT. Hollin looks at them all!
He then shows you how you can patch them together with the infamous Dr. OctoRex and the versatile Combinator, taking your sonic canvas to places previously uncharted!
So if you want to check out Reason's collection of instruments then check out this tutorial to get you started on mastering the synths, samplers and beat makers that make Reason the coolest DAW this side of Sonic Paradise!
This course, originally created in an earlier version of Reason, is forward-compatible with the most recent version.
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After this course, you'll be able to use any instrument of the Reason Rack. Great introduction to all of them. Some like Thor and Kong are simply too huge to be all covered here but you'll get the idea.
Greg wrote on February 16, 2014
Great course. Great instructor. I would recommend this course to anyone who is interested in learning Reason.
Earwig wrote on November 11, 2013
Does what it says on the tin. A comprehensive overview of all the instruments in Reason 7 and the many ways they can be manipulated. I love that so many instruments and effects has so little CPU !
Z3Pro wrote on October 24, 2013
Dont scroll pass this tutorial. Experienced or not. Its always good to take a refresher course for the instruments in reason. Great tutorial for those ready to jump into music making in Reason.
bracey wrote on August 9, 2013
Another great course in this series. Learned a lot about how to use the various instruments and tie them together. Very good.