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U Produce™ Post Malone

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    Intro Chords & Drone Bass

    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.

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    Melody Design in Grain

    Next up we use Grain to turn sampled content into a grain based oscillator and create a cool,mellow synth melody.

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    Snare Layering

    Learn the basics of producing a triple layered Hip Hop/Trap snare, combining 808 samples, claps and percussion to create a snappy composite sound.

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    Kick & Hi Hats Design

    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.

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    Sub Bass Design

    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.

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    AM Melody Design

    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.

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    Arranging Blocks

    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.

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    Sidechaining with Audio & CV

    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.

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    Transitions & Arranging

    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.

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    Minor Adjustments & Vocal FX

    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.

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    Final Tweaks, Quick Mastering & Playthrough

    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.

Product Overview

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!

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U Produce™ Post Malone is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 19 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very good video Very well explained with a little sound design, I would like more video like this one on Reason
Date published: 2021-04-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Super straight forward and easy to follow I've never really listened to Post much, but I looked up the song before having watched this tutorial and really like the style; kinda "Chill Trap" feel. Not overly complicated but sounds really good!
Date published: 2020-12-01
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very helpful Paul is very talented and he is an excellent teacher. He is extremely knowledgable with Reason. Inspiring, Educational and a great workflow
Date published: 2020-10-04
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from is the best tutorial that I seen very well explained! Is the best instructor for Reason! I really recommend this serie!!
Date published: 2020-06-13
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from I love it! I upgrade Reason 2.5 to Reason 11 and that tutorial help to produce a full that I'm proud of. I learn a lot about daw and song structure. The only little details on using sidechain, mixing and mastering were a little to fast for me but I fully understand it was not the purpose of that tutorial but see them as a bonus. I can t wait to do another reason tutorial like this one.
Date published: 2019-12-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from From Scratch! He drags in every instrument with default initialized settings and creates every sound and effect from scratch - I'm learning so much!
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from The best advanced tutorial on how to produce in Reason First compliments for the teaching technique: awesome, not a second wasted. This is a tutorial about how to do tutorials for all other instructors. Workflow: I learnt so many tips from the tutorial, you have to pay attention since he continuously uses shortcuts and takes advantages of a lot of features of the sequencer to speed up work.. Producing: this is not a basic tutorial and you are suposed to know how the rack, sequencer and each device work. He does not walk you through the devices, but for example shows you how to use Europa to get a certain bass sound he has in his head and describes as "dark but warm". This is most useful. Add that he creates the whole of it from scratch, using only stock devices and samples; no mojo-compressors / magic-eq required, he just shows what one can achieve by merit of his own skills.
Date published: 2019-06-04
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Helpful didn’t know you could do all that in reason 10 Dope video
Date published: 2019-06-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful! This series really opened me up to some new ideas and possibilities that I am already implementing in my own work.
Date published: 2019-01-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Best "First Song with Reason" Great course, and a fun song to build, even if it isn't a genre I'd typically work on. Paul's courses have all been top notch. I really appreciate how in this course he stays completely within the box in Reason and doesn't use any rack extensions (REs). If you're just starting to learn Reason and want to build a song, this is probably a better starting point than the "First Song with Reason" course, since that one does use a bunch of REs (but is still great).
Date published: 2019-01-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from So well done on multiple levels. I can't recommend Paul's courses highly enough. I always learn something new along the way, perfectly paced and so clearly demonstrated.
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Well Done!! very informative and to the point, lots of interesting techniques and concepts discussed. thank u.
Date published: 2018-09-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very well done A well presented and feature packed series.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful Glad this was available, really helpful
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from 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 )
Date published: 2018-01-27
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great tutorial!!! Nice and thorough tutorial on not only that production style, but Reason tips and techniques.
Date published: 2018-01-19
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