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.
When it comes to making beats in Reason, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start! Which device do you choose? Do you drag and drop? How about sequencing? Do you go retro with ReDrum? What about using Rex Files? There are no wrong answers because it all depends upon what you’re trying to accomplish. Trainer Mo Volans starts out this course by explaining why he uses different sources to begin building beats in Reason.
Then, once the workflow has been established he gets into the fun stuff. It’s time to mangle manipulate and remix! Here is where you learn about creating separate audio outs and rack-based sub-mixers to give you individual processing possibilities for every timbre in your beat. Mo also explains how to use Combinators, parallel processing as well as extreme EQs and filters to give each drum in your beat its own unique space in the mix.
So step into the Beat Lab and see how to make your beats come alive using all the cool tools in Reason.