Check out musician and YouTuber Andrew Huang's first impressions of the Reason Rack Plugin included in Reason 11 as he boldly sets out to go through his folder of unfinished tracks and make use of the instruments and effects in Reason 11 on the quest to finish his songs.
Posted October 1, 2019
Posted August 21, 2019
Photo by Eric Silvergold
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 …
Posted June 17, 2018
With influences ranging from 1970s and '80s film soundtracks to artists like Tangerine Dream, Vangelis, and John Carpenter, Retrowave is a genre of driving, synth-based music that has surged in popularity thanks to retro-inspired shows and movies like Stranger Things and Blade Runner 2049. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to record a Retrowave track in Reason 10 using a …
Posted June 13, 2018
How to make lo-fi hip-hop
What is lo-fi hip-hop?
Over the last decade, the popularity of “lo-fi hip-hop” has exploded thanks to producers like Nujabes and J Dilla. Lo-fi hip-hop is all about soft, introspective instrumentals that revolves around a chill, relaxed beat with a loose swing—often sampled from vintage funk and soul recordings to retain the human element …
Posted February 15, 2018
The world of hip-hop music production is full of genres and sub-genres, each with its own unique history and style. Take Boom Bap hip-hop for example. The central elements are a hard-hitting sampled kick drum (boom) and snare drum (bap), typically with the snare on two and four and the MC rapping on the beat.
Boom Bap developed out of …