Reason Tutorial

Voices of Reason Vol 1

  4.8   (6)  - log in to review
4 Videos | Length: 1hr 0min 20sec
Sample this tutorial...
Own it Forever
$1125 $15 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
  • Powerful Drums Pt. 1 15:12

    Powerful Drums Pt. 1

    In contemporary electronic genres such as Dubstep and Drum 'n' Bass, you need real power in your drums if you want your tracks to stand out and sound professional. In this video you'll learn how to route Reason's Kong Drum Designer for multitrack drum production. You'll then learn about EQing your kick and snare effectively and you'll watch Al start to build the basis of a simple Dubstep beat.

  • Powerful Drums Pt. 2 14:30

    Powerful Drums Pt. 2

    In part two you'll build on what you made in part one by adding a breakbeat to your Dubstep beat. You'll then explore parallel compression and side-chain compression, two very important production techniques which will really help fatten up your drums and allow them to cut through even when you've got a monster bass line on the track!

  • Powerful Drums Pt. 3 13:55

    Powerful Drums Pt. 3

    Explore drum production in a slightly different genre. In part 3 you'll get a re-cap of what you learnt in part 1 and you'll start programming a UK Funky / Tropical Bass drumbeat. Also discover some more tips and tricks that Kong has to offer including layering a snare and tom together for a fatter timbre.

  • Powerful Drums Pt. 4 16:43

    Powerful Drums Pt. 4

    In this video you'll continue making your tropical beat and learn new techniques in Kong, including making use of its pad's alternative 'hit modes' to trigger different samples or different sections of a REX loop. You'll then look at some of Kong's built in FX and it's ability to sample incoming audio by re-sampling some white noise. You'll also learn how to use parallel compression and side-chain compression to further enhance your beat like. By the time you're done you'll have a very funky and percussive beat with kick, snare, clap, hi-hat loop, tom fill, snare roll and filtered white noise.

Product Overview

The Voices of Reason are here! Reason super user Al Swettenham shows you in-depth production techniques as well as tips & tricks on creating authentic sounding productions in different genres. Vol 1 focuses on big, powerful drums in the styles of Dub Step and U.K. Tropical House.

Al starts of with importing drum samples and building your Reason rack with samplers, compressors, EQ's and effects. He then shows you how to program the beats, apply parallel compression, sidechain compression as well as how to EQ your drums to make them punchy and powerful.

If you want to make authentic radio sounding productions in Reason, this collection is an absolutely must see. Watch "Voices of Reason Vol 1" today.

Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.

We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy