Soulection Type Beat – Reason 11.2 MIDI Out

So Reason 11.2 just dropped and it’s a big one. Why? Because it adds the much requested feature of MIDI Out functionality to its plugin. This opens the door to using Reason’s Redrum and players like Scales & Chords inside of third party DAWs like Logic Pro X.

Magnetic Coast – Expansion

Magnetic Coast is Native Instruments’ latest expansion, “inspired by the polychromatic productions of Flying Lotus, NxWorries and others”. Say no more my friend, that’s all I needed to hear.

Chords For The Chilliest Beats

In this tutorial we look at 4 chords that are perfect for creating that chilled vibe a lot of us are after. Lo-Fi beats, Hip Hop, Soul, you name it.

I Finally Tried Serum

I know I’m late! But I saw Serum on Splice and I thought I’d finally give it ago. It has a free trial. Serum is an extremely versatile and advanced wavetable synthesiser. Check out what I cook up on our first outing together.

My First Beat With Massive X

So Native Instruments just dropped the long awaited successor to their flagship synthesiser Massive. An “iconic synthesiser that helped spawn entire genres.” As a long time user of Massive, I was super excited to get my hands on Massive X. Here’s what I made.

Creating Neo-Soul

In this tutorial we look at creating a Neo-Soul beat using some of the techniques learnt in previous Neo-Soul tutorials. In addition we look at sound selection and our rhythm and bass sections.