So many of us got into making music because of our deep visceral love of music and the emotions we feel when listening to it, but when it comes to actually making music, many of us can get distracted by the technical task at hand, the inner-critical mind, considerations of what others might think and many many other factors that …
Posted February 11, 2021
Posted May 22, 2020
Scottish retrowave artist and producer Michael Oakley is back with his brand new single "Queen of Hearts". A track co-written with Ollie Wride that carries Oakley's trademark retro elements, but with an esprit that carries some elemenets of his sound at least three decades into the future. Oakley's music is described as "melancholic postcards from the heart wrapped up in …
Posted May 7, 2020
"What up everybody, it's your girl Jelie from Kickback Couture."
If you're familiar with this phrase, then you're probably no stranger to the great amount of Reason tutorials that rapper, producer and engineer Jelie (pronounced "jell-eye") has published on her YouTube channel Kickback Couture for the past couple of years.
We had a chat with Jelie on how she began …
Posted November 7, 2019
Reason producer Rockwilder has been crafting banging tracks for artists like Jay Z and 50 Cent for almost 30 years. Check out the latest episode of Rhythm Roulette (Tracklib edition) by Mass Appeal to see how a blindfolded Rockwilder flips beats in Reason and turns them into bangers in no-time.
Start making your own beats in Reason!
Posted August 21, 2019
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Evan Marien is a composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Decatur, Illinois and now living in Brooklyn, NY. Most recently he has been seen playing bass, keys and singing backgrounds for Elliot Moss, playing bass with Thundercat drummer Justin Brown's NYEUSI, and the last bassist to play in guitar legend Allan Holdsworth’s band.
Most recently, Evan put …