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Sound Design Tutorial: How to Make a Fat Analog Bass Sound

Posted March 14, 2019, 10:22 a.m.

There are few things more satisfying than a fat bass synth, and Reason is full of go-to sounds to bring huge low-end to your mix. But for those who like to dive in and tweak some knobs in search of the perfect sound, it can be even more gratifying to design your own bass from the ground up. This sound ...

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Tutorial: 4 EQ Tips to Improve Your Mixes

Posted March 12, 2019, 12:38 p.m.



Every artist relies on the tools of the their trade when creating. The painter has the paintbrush, the sculptor has the chisel, and the producer has the equalizer. In this tutorial, we’ll break down everything you need to know about how to use EQ in mixing.

Equalizers change the way an instrument sounds by altering its frequency response. Just like ...

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Tutorial: How to Make a Gunna Type Trap Beat with Reason 10

Posted Feb. 27, 2019, 10:06 a.m.

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Gunna is an Atlanta-based rapper who’s been featured alongside Young Thug, Travis Scott, and Gucci Mane. The young star has released four albums on Young Thug’s YSL label: Drip Season 1, 2, and 3; and 2018’s Drip Harder, which featured the platinum-certified #4 hit “Drip Too ...

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Tutorial: How to Make the Giant Squiddim Bass in Reason 10

Posted Feb. 20, 2019, 10:22 a.m.



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Herobust is an electronic dance music and dubstep producer from Atlanta, best known for his hits “Debt N ‘Eight”, “Blockbuster” and “Giant Squiddim”, featuring MONXX. Giant Squiddim is named after the squelchy, distorted, chaotic synth sound that drives the track, inspired by the sounds of deep-sea ...

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Tutorial: How to Create Catchy Hooks in Reason 10

Posted Feb. 12, 2019, 9:36 a.m.



Have you ever been working on a song with a great beat, an interesting chord pattern, and a beautiful melody, but still found it lacking something? What your song needs is a hook. Put simply, the hook is the special part of a popular song that makes it catchy. Next time you’re at a concert, pay attention to when the ...