Reasonexperts

Propellerhead Reason tutorials made by Hydlide

Menu

Dubstep

Genres

Creating an FM growl bass with Thor

Creating an FM growl bass with Thor

Thor the polysonic synthesizer is cool at times. Till this day I still revisit this device for many different reasons. While it is flexible to play around with different oscillator types. The most interesting part is playing around with the Thor Modulation Bus matrix. Since in theory, this section can almost modulate any setting inside the device itself. The major problem with the mod bus matrix is that there are so many connections possible it is hard to write them all just down in one article. There is one item I find really interesting (and you probably have read about it on this website in particular) and this is the Oscillator to FM.

12 months ago
Read more
Wavetable fun with the malstrom in Propellerhead Reason

Wavetable fun with the malstrom in Propellerhead Reason

Welcome back to another quick tip about Reason. In this article, I will be looking at the Malstrom Graintable. Just for the fun of it. When most people get asked the question about wavetables, the first option that usually comes to mind is Thor or these days Expanse. Others may prefer Europa or Grain. Without a doubt, Expanse is my preferred synth these days to do wavetable manipulation (just because it comes with sample loading). Sometimes I like to pick an odd synthesizer to do wavetable manipulation. The Malstrom fits into the category of odd synthesizers just because most people tend to avoid this green horror machine. The major problem with the Malstrom (at least from what I have heard of) is that it lacks a certain character, it has a thin metallic type of sound output and some have a hard time understanding the Malstrom in general. Once you start to understand what lies under the hood of this synthesizer it will make pretty much sense on how to make a sound work with the Malstrom itself. The only disadvantage with this 15-year-old synth is that it is a bit limited by the wavetables that the Malstrom houses. But still, you can do plenty of things with this device alone.

12 months ago
Read more
Modern EDM Bass in Reason

Modern EDM Bass in Reason

In this Propellerhead Reason tutorial we'll be looking at ways on how to create moderns style EDM Basses using free or stock devices. If you look at the stock devices then using the Malstrom or Thor will be ideal. Because moderns style Bass sounds are all about morphing sounds. A lot of these moderns basses are created with VSTs like Massive or Serum. Since I want to everything relevant to the reason rack itself, I will be mainly looking at Rack extensions to get this one done. Ideas that come to mind to cover in this realm are Groovy Mellon - Morfin FX Crossfade. Since it is a rack extension that allows a quick blend between 2 different wave tables. Ideal would be having more tables. 

2017-09-03
Read more
Morphing fx

Morphing fx

2016-10-11
Read more
Creating a Dubstep Lead in Reason

Creating a Dubstep Lead in Reason

2016-10-11
Read more
The hollow effect

The hollow effect

2016-10-10
Read more
Morphing Bassline

Morphing Bassline

2016-10-10
Read more
Snails bass tutorial in Reason

Snails bass tutorial in Reason

2016-10-10
Read more
Mutagen multiband distortion in Reason

Mutagen multiband distortion in Reason

2016-10-10
Read more
Growling dubstep lead

Growling dubstep lead

2016-10-04
Read more
Multiband distortion in Reason

Multiband distortion in Reason

2016-10-04
Read more
Quick tip how to spice up your drums

Quick tip how to spice up your drums

2016-10-03
Read more