Francis Preve

Sound designer. Producer. Professor. Journalist. Author.

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Master Class: Reason Europa & Grain

Reason 10 introduced specialized instruments for a variety of organic and acoustic applications. Included are Klang Tuned Percussion, Pangea World Instruments, Humana Vocal Ensemble, and the Radical Piano, a hybrid of sampled and modeled acoustic pianos that is a knockout.

It also includes two new softsynths—Europa and Grain—that are genuinely remarkable. This month, I’ll show you how to approach their more advanced features so you can begin crafting your own sounds.