How to Use Propellerhead Reason – Reason Tutorials

Propellerhead Reason Tutorials

If you are new to the Reason music software, here is a Reason Beginners Guide packed with helpful video tutorials to help you become a pro.

Propellerhead Reason is a digital audio workstation for creating and editing music and audio developed by Propellerhead Software. It emulates a rack of hardware synthesizers, samplers, signal processors, sequencers, and audio mixers.

Tip: Reason is easier to use when you have a MIDI Keyboard.

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Reason Tutorials

How to Install Reason

Here are the steps to follow to install and set up your audio settings in Reason.

Download the Reason Trial or Buy Propellerhead Reason


Reason Overview

Here is an overview of the Reason interface and the basics of using the software.


Instruments

Here is a overview on how to use Reason’s many different instruments and effects.


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Redrum

The Redrum is a pattern based drum machine in Reason.

Once you create a drum pattern, you can duplicate patterns, and create multiple variations of the pattern to be laid out in the sequencer.


Combinator

The Reason Combinator allows you to combine and layer multiple instruments to create custom sounds.


Kong

Kong is a MPC like drum machine for Reason.



The Sequencer

The Reason sequencer is where you record instruments and layout patterns to create a full song.


The Rack

Here is a guide to understanding the Reason Rack and it’s capabilities.


The Mixer

The Reason mixer allows you to adjust audio, pan audio, apply effects, and more.


MIDI Tools

This video will show you some of the helpful tools in Reason regarding MIDI.



How to Install VST Plugins

Here is a guide to installing VST plugins and instruments in Reason.

Related: Free VST Plugins


How to Use Reason Refills

Reason Refills are files that allow you to add additional sounds to Reason.

Related: Free Reason Refills


Export Reason Beats

Here is a short video on how to export your final beat to WAV and convert it to MP3.


How to Make a Hip Hop Beat in Reason

Here is a short video on how to create a Hip Hop beat in Reason.



How to Make a Trap Beat in Reason

Here is a video on how to create a Trap beat in Reason.


Advanced Propellerhead Reason Tutorials

How to Make Beats in Reason


So those are the basics how to use Reason.

I hope you found this Propellerhead Reason Tutorials helpful.

Thanks to Reason Experts for putting together a lot of the video tutorials above.

If you have any tips or suggestions on making music with Reason, please leave a comment below.

If you are new to making music, check out our How to Make Beats.

Written By Mark V.

Hip Hop Makers is a music production website that launched in 2008 to teach music lovers how to make music, sell beats, and make money from music.

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