Absolute newbie to Production, Reason etc, Help needed!

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  1. ZackMRG

    ZackMRG Circles are Pointless

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    I've recently bought a notebook off one of my mates and its got a copy of Reason on it, always wanted to try and get into the production side of things but looking through it all it all seems a bit overwhelming and I haven't got a clue where to start.

    I've looked on youtube on how to create a basic drum loop for starters but its either for Hip Hop beats, or using termanology that I don't understand, so does anybody know of any websites, videos or have an personal info on whats best to get yourself started with Reason?

    Any help would massively be appreciated :D
     
  2. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    put ur kicks on 1 and 11
    and your snares on 5 and 13
    hi hats can vary
    set bpm to 170-180

    thats a basic structure for a basic beat try looking at

    more videos from it on his page
     
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  3. jimjimjim

    jimjimjim oldskool

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    dude if you have reason go to boyinaband.com
    he does full reason dnb tutorials - called 7 day tutorials.
    each day he shows you how to make part of a dnb tune - day 1 drums, day 2 bass etc.
    follow them and you will pick up loads on how to use reason



    edit - ignore me Marlok has posted one of them vids lol
     
  4. iamjoey

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    boyinaband.com is absolutely the best resource you'll ever find for reason. he's done a '7 day song' tutorial for 4 different styles of drum & bass (drum & bass, darkstep, liquid & jump up) and he's covered virtually every other big genre you can think of too. he's a genius.

    that's basically where I started off producing back in 2010, when I used reason. I learned so much in such a short time.
     
  5. Dubsta

    Dubsta Well-Known Member

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    ^^^^^^^^^boy in a band^^^^^^^^^^ it is the best tutorial you'll get for dnb