For Mac OSX and Windows
Set up and optimize your Reason system
Get creative with beats, rhythms and percussion
Compose and create music in your favourite style
Master Reason's synths and effects
Download song files and sound samples
Mix and publish your tracks
Have you ever wanted to make music like your favourite artists and bands? Have you ever wondered how certain styles of music are composed and created? With this book and your copy of Reason, you can discover how it all works, and learn how to make great tracks in the musical style of your choice.
Reason is perfectly suited to making electronic music, but it's capable of much more than that. This book shows you how different styles of music are put together and how you can make them for yourself in Reason.
Ideal for everyone from beginners to experienced users, the book covers essentials like choosing a computer, setting it up for audio work and optimizing Reason for maximum performance. It contains detailed workshops on eight major musical genres - Hip Hop, Drum & Bass, Dub, House, Techno, Trip Hop, Trance and Club.
As well as learning about the history and the leading artists in these genres, you will master the ins and outs of using Reason to compose in any of these styles. The book also shows you how to mix, export and publish your finished tracks.
Backed up by an online resource of song files, sounds, links and information, Music Projects with Propellerhead Reason will help you get the most out of Reason and take your music-making to the next level and beyond.