The long-awaited follow-up to our sellout Expert Guide to Reason has hit the newsstands in the UK and Europe. It’s called Reason 4: The Unofficial Guide – here’s a look at what’s inside:
Step-by-step guides to using Reason 4s brand new features. Learn how to improve your workflow with the completely revamped sequencer, make mighty sounds with Thor, create impressive musical riffs with RPG-8, and inject your tracks with groove with the ReGroove Mixer.
Studio Sessions projects take you step-by-step through the process of composing, mixing and remixing a complete track. Learn how to get quality results from your setup thatll stand up to the best commercial tracks out there.
Masterclasses. Revisit some old favourites with this section of tutorials. Customise your setup with the Combinator, get down to some intricate drum programming with Dr.Rex, explore the many possibilities of CV routing, and get experimental making a granular synthesis patch. Also demonstrated is a pain-free procedure for incorporating vocals or other audio parts into your Reason compositions.
On the CD are two exclusive Reason 4 ReFills lovingly compiled by the sonic wizards at Loopmasters and TrackTeam Audio. More than 500 patches, samples, groove templates and Thor Combis are featured, covering a wide variety of uses and genres, from vocals, dnb, hip hop and dubstep to ethnic, house, jazz, trance and more.