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Our brand new Level 2 Advanced Reason Online Course continues where the Level 1 course leaves off, and provides experienced Reason users with all the knowledge needed to get the very best out of all the advanced features and workflow methods available in Reason. At the end of this course, students will understand advanced techniques for composing, producing and performing music, including sampling, synthesizing and processing with various effects. Throughout the course, techniques are combined and applied to practical situations to show how technical knowledge can be used to take your music in new and exciting directions. Through learning new skills, students will be able to free themselves from technical restraints and enable a clear path to channel their creativity and artistic vision.

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The course, which has been designed and presented by our very own expert trainer Rob Jones, is presented in a series of online videos which you can watch where and when you prefer, with a full complement of accompanying downloadable materials for your future reference.

By taking the advanced Reason course you will gain a greater understanding of all the possibilities of Reason's advanced features including automation, gating, sidechaining, vocal processing, ADSR envelope modulation, drum creation and processing, FM Synthesis, advanced sampling, and much more....

Also included with the Reason courses is a huge collection of royalty free samples from Loopmasters worth over £50.


How much does the course cost?
The cost for joining our Advanced course is just £149 GBP, which equates to approximately €189 Euros or $240 USD. We also offer a combined deal for our basic/intermediate and advanced course for just £225, €280 Euros or $365 USD (approx 11 hrs of video training!) Both options can be paid using most major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard etc) or your paypal account.

Where is the course held?
The course is delivered as streamed videos via our website directly to your Mac or PC. You can take the course wherever you are located in the world, and at times that suit you. Once you have access to the courses, you can login to your account anytime to watch the next module and proceed with the learning program.

What equipment do I need?
To take the course you need to have a computer which is connected to the internet, a copy of Reason (ideally 7, but earlier versions are also sufficient) and some speakers and some speakers or headphones connected to the computer. A MIDI controller keyboard would be useful, but is not essential.

How long does the course last?
The course is presented in 14 modules, each lasting on average at least 30 minutes. Along with practice time, this means the course could be completed in a few days. However, typically, students take many months to complete them, particularly as some parts will need watching multiple times before all the information sinks in.

Recent Testimonials

"Hi, I recently completed the basic course after purchasing Reason and have found this course to be exactly what I was looking for to take my skills to the next level!!" James Rune, Hertfordshire

"I found the course very interesting and covered everything that I wanted to learn in good detail, plus the forum was active and my questions were replied to very quickly by Rob!", Andy Kregse, Brighton

“I learnt so much on this course, and I’m now so much more confident when approaching Reason, my skills have increased dramatically and I’m making the best music of my life!, Thank you Rob!” Marco Vito, Argentina

Free Info Pack Download

If you already use Reason and want to get a greater understanding of how you can make the very most of this amazing software, take the Reason level 2 course today and learn all of the advanced techniques from our expert online trainer. We offer a FREE SAMPLE MODULE which you can watch to see if you think our online video training is the right solution for you.

Also please find out more about the course from our FREE INFO PACK which you can download without obligation by registering for a producertech account, which will also give you access to our member forums where you can talk to other students and Reason enthusiasts at anytime.

If you want to SIGNUP then please click on the links below and feel free to CONTACT US at anytime if you have further questions that we can help you with.

We hope to see you online soon!

Module Information:
  • Gating And Sidechaining
    Introduces the course structure briefly. Gives an explanation of gating and shows the different uses, then moves onto sidechaining effects and the many applications of this in modern production, including setting up pumping, how to unify parts, add more groove to basslines and beef up kick drums.
  • Automation And Advanced Mixing
    Teaches how parameter automation is used in the software to make either looped phrases or longer effects progressions. The initial concepts and various automation recording and editing methods are shown in the first module session, after which an excerpt from a chilled drum and bass track is explored so that practical examples of automation as well as a number of other more advanced mixing techniques can be seen.
  • Advanced Drums I
    Takes a thorough look at the inner workings of Reason's drum designer Kong. This lesson focusses mainly on the various drum modules available with the instrument and how they can be used to generate a whole host of different drum sounds, as well as sequencing them all together into a funky break.
  • Advanced Drums II
    Shows all of the different effects modules inside Kong, as well as the different ways they can be applied. This is then expanded by looking at various ways of routing the drum sounds out of Kong and into effects in the rack or into the Reason 6 mixer, for comprehensive processing and mixing of drums, enabling a fuller and more professional drum sound to be achieved.
  • Advanced Synthesizing I (Malstroem)
    Provides a thorough guide to Reason's powerful instrument Malstroem, including an explanation of graintable synthesis, waveshaping and how to use different filter types like comb filter in series and parallel. As well as demonstrating how each synth section works, there are several practical examples of how to make patches, which are then combined into a a short arrangement in order to create a dubstep sequence.
  • Advanced Sampling (NN-XT)
    Teaches more complex sampling techniques using Reason's NN-XT. This includes how to create a synchronised vocal loop, how to make your own layered bass patch, how to create and compose a lead accompaniment and how to make more natural emulations using alternating and velocity-specific sample zones. In addition to the technical processes, there are also some musical theory and arrangement methods taught as an electro house break is constructed.
  • Working With A Vocal
    Teaches all of the considerations for producing a vocal, from the recording stage through to the use of compression, EQ and reverb. Also shows how to de-ess a vocal by dissecting the combi patch preset and adding to the vocal insert chain. Several advanced vocal processing techniques are taught, including use of parallel effects buses as well as track panning and detuning. There is also a comprehensive guide to using Neptune pitch corrector to manually and automatically adjust the pitch and frequency of a vocal.
  • Advanced Synthesizing II (Thor)
    Provides a thorough guide to the inner workings of Reason's semi-modular instrument Thor, including the different types of synthesis, filtering, modulation and sequencing possibilities. There is also a lesson in frequency modulation, the synthesizing method that is used to create an array of sounds, from classic bells, to cool leads and rude basses - examples of all three are given at the end of the module, and are worked into a drum and bass hook.
  • Advanced Effects - Making Old School Sounds With Vocoder And Matrix
    Shows how to create a variety of classic and more diverse effects using the BV512 Vocoder, and provides a thorough explanation of how to use the Matrix Pattern Sequencer to control many different instruments and effects. In addition to teaching how to make a 303 bassline with Malstroem and turn Kong into an 808 drum machine, there is a guide to using Matrix to create a fully-customisable LFO for serious device modulating!
  • Advanced Effects II - Creating Effects Patches And Mastering Tools With Combinator
    Teaches how to use combinator to construct your own effects patches for improving the sound of the parts in your song. Two effects racks are constructed - a doubler for adding presence to vocals and leads, and a glitcher for adding crazy digital effects to drums. There is also a lesson on multi-band compression, showing how a combi can be built for this purpose and how to best use it to master a song.
  • Advanced Combinator - Creating Instruments Of Mass Destruction
    Shows how to build a giant instrument combinator patch, fusing together many of the skills learned so far on the course and adding some new tricks as well.
  • Putting It All Together - Producing A Remix
    Uses all the skills learned so far on the course to produce a dubstep remix of a pop track, showing how the arrangement is conceived and how individual parts are created and developed throughout the song, in both the harmonic sense and with regards to mixing and effects processing.
  • New effects in Reason 6 - Alligator, Pulveriser and the echo
    This module provides a guide to the three new effects in Reason 6: Alligator - a triple filtered gate for creating rhythmic spectral effects with tracks, Pulveriser - a fat compressor with distortion and filtering, and The Echo - a comprehensive delay and echo device.
  • BONUS MODULE - New Features in Reason 7 Part II
    Teaches some of the new features on the mixer in Reason 7, such as the graphical EQ display, and the ability to create Bus and Parallel channels for instant submixing and parallel processing of parts, all of which is done via the creation of a deep house track.