Intro Chords & Drone Bass7:58
In this first part, we start working in the Reason Blocks system and look at how to create a basic moody pad and accompanying dark bass using Europa.
Melody Design in Grain9:36
Next up we use Grain to turn sampled content into a grain based oscillator and create a cool,mellow synth melody.
Learn the basics of producing a triple layered Hip Hop/Trap snare, combining 808 samples, claps and percussion to create a snappy composite sound.
Kick & Hi Hats Design8:28
In this video, Paul shows you how to create an overdriven boxy kick to sit underneath the sub bass, as well as program some downshifted hi-hat rolls.
Sub Bass Design9:53
Next, we take a look at how to design a harmonically rich sub bass from scratch in Europa, using waveshaping and modulation envelopes to create custom boom patches.
AM Melody Design7:10
Taking inspiration from the song "Rockstar", Paul takes you through designing a simple quirky synth patch to create a counter melody for the chorus section.
Now we move outside of the chorus section and look at how to adapt it into a verse by removing select layers and hits, all while using the Reason Blocks system to start building a proto-arrangement.
Sidechaining with Audio & CV9:51
Paul reveals how to create quick and simple sidechain effect using Kong's aux sends, as well as a more sophisticated method that allows for custom sidechain curve shapes.
Transitions & Arranging5:14
As we near the end of the process, get a look at creating some dramatic mute stops in between sections as well as continuing to add new Blocks.
Minor Adjustments & Vocal FX10:36
In this video, Paul shows you how to use Grain to create a reversed reverb vocal transition, as well as make some minor adjustments to the rest of the track.
Final Tweaks, Quick Mastering & Playthrough10:27
In this final video, Paul teaches you how to route the snare drum to its own channel and use reverb as a special effect in between transitions, as well as how to do some super quick mastering, and then wraps it up with a playthrough of the finished song, ready for vocals.
Super producer Paul Ortiz pulls back the curtain on the style of Post Malone in this in-depth U Produce™ series! See how to make an authentic track in the style of Post Malone step by step from scratch. Shot in Reason 10, the ideas and techniques will work with any DAW, and the Reason 10 session is also included!
Paul starts off by welcoming you and talks about what you’ll learn in the series. He then jumps right in, creating the iconic Post Malone chord and drone bass sounds.
Next, Paul shows you how to design some cool mellow melody sounds and parts using Reason 10’s Grain synth, followed by a tutorial on layering snare sounds to create that classic Hip Hop / Trap snare sound.
Kick, Hats and Sub Bass design are next, and Paul uses Reason 10’s new Europa synth, taking advantage of its unique waveshaping and modulation envelopes to create custom boom patches.
Next, taking inspiration from the song "Rockstar”, Paul shows you how to design a simple, quirky synth patch to create a counter melody for the chorus section.
Paul then goes deeper and starts developing the arrangement and transitions, shows how to do some interesting Sidechaining techniques, add dynamic vocal sound effects, and then ends with a video on final tweaks, quick mastering and a play through of the finished track.
See the individual tutorial descriptions for detailed info. If you’re into that Post Malone sound and vibe, learn how to create it from scratch and then use that info to build your own tracks that bring the heat… Watch U Produce™ - Post Malone” today!
Submitted 1 week ago
And Reason Tips, Too!
As an introduction to producing this style, I found this very helpful. And even though I mainly use Reason Essentials as a rewire in my DAW, I found that the Reason and the synth programming tips very beneficial for using Reason and other free and 3rd party synths.
I am a: Beginner, Musician, Producer, Mixcraft, Reason
Submitted 2 weeks ago
Helpful look at song creation in this genre
Nice, simply explained look at music in this genre. It's not done with any of my native daws, but easily translated.
Submitted 1 month ago
cool class )
This is my third lesson, which I acquired. This is a very good lesson. Especially this is the new version of the Reason 10 program) I'm very satisfied) Thank you very much )
I am a: Reason
Submitted 1 month ago
I enjoyed this one
I enjoyed these tutorials. I learned some things about Reason and picked up some workflow/production gems along the way. I would recommend this to anyone who uses Reason or to anyone who is interested in producing modern hip hop/ rap music. The tutor did a great job.
I am a: Hobbyist, Beat Maker, Ableton Live, Bitwig Studio, FL Studio, Cubase, Reason, Studio One
Submitted 1 month ago
Nice and thorough tutorial on not only that production style, but Reason tips and techniques.
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Reason, Studio One
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