Making solid beats is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration. In this 33-video collection you’ll work up a good sweat, as you develop a strong foundation in the art and science of building beats in Reason...
Mo Volans is world class musician, writer and music software professional whose creative contributions include original music for TV, film and recordings. His insightful writing is featured in many of the top music technology and pro audio magazines around the world.
Mo Volans is the master of all things Reasons. That’s why all of us here thought he’d be the perfect trainer to teach you the fundamentals of beat design. He starts at the very beginning with an in-depth section that teaches you the concepts and shows you Reason’s software machines that form the underlying force behind making great beats.
From there, you’ll discover the vast collection of sounds and kits included with Reason. This is where you’ll learn how to mix and match a huge arsenal of explosive percussion loops to help you build killer beat tracks. Physical modeling, time-stretching, editing, and mangling is what Mo plays with next. And let's not forget the all-important Rex files that make Reason 6 the world’s premier beat-making machine!
The final section is all about finalizing. Mo takes you on a routing and mixing journey. This is where you’ll learn to harness the power of Reason’s compressors, EQs reverbs, delays and distortion FX to add that professional final sheen and shimmer to your beat-making madness.
So if you want to learn everything about beat making - from the very basics to the advanced techniques - join Mo Volans on this 33-video adventure and boost up the energy of your electronic beats!
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Chris f wrote on December 5, 2017
Easy to follow and understand without this course i would still be going round in circles instead of advancing to the next level in music production. This clearly the best investment to learn how to use reason . Watching and trying to learn there is no where near joining ask video and learning properly instead of guessing.
Dan wrote on July 3, 2014
I really enjoyed this course. You will get a lot of tricks that could be done within Reason and you'll get at the same time ideas for getting new sounds. Very well done!
Paul Perkes wrote on December 30, 2013
As it turns out there wasn’t much in this video that I didn’t already know. Nonetheless, I did pick up a few new ideas and learn a couple of new tricks. That being said, I still give it four stars. If your skill level and knowledge is less than mine you will learn a lot from this video.
Martin Novak wrote on October 17, 2013
Very well presented. Easy to follow & practical. I a looking for more advanced videos on Beat Design in the context of a specific song
bracey wrote on August 26, 2013
Very useful. Lots of good info on beatmaking plus tons of tips and shortcuts in Reason you may never find on your own.