Propellerhead Software and its distributor, M-Audio, have released Producing Music With Reason, an interactive CD-ROM that provides tutorials covering Propellerhead’s Reason software. Jointly produced by the two companies, the CD-ROM contains three hours of tutorials and resources for beginning to advanced users.
Topics include song structure, principles of synthesis, creating Redrum arrangements, using Dr. Rex percussion and loops, tuning Redrum and Dr. Rex loops and much more. It also includes expert lessons on new Reason 2.0 features including expanded pro sequencer functionality, unique new graintable synthesis with Malstrom and advanced sampling with the NN-XT.
Producing With Reason comes with a $39.95 MSRP price tag and works on Mac and PC, though Mac OS X is not supported yet. Sample QuickTime movies are available at www.propellerheads.se or www.m-audio.com.