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  1. MIDI Export in HCS

    Hand Clap Studio has its own pattern sequencer called Rhythm Xpander. This pretty much has you covered, but once in a while you start off in Rhythm Xpander and later want to do more advanced editing in your host sequencer. To avoid having to redo the pattern, HCS has a MIDI Export feature. Just drag […]

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  2. Accent shortcuts in HCS

    Most of the controls in Hand Clap Studio are pretty straight forward: tweak them and you will instantly hear the effect. But there are a couple of features that are not so obvious, so we thought we’d demonstrate them. First of all, there is an Accent switch in the Rhythm Xpander to enter triggers in […]

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  3. Hand Clap Studio now as AAX!

    When we released Hand Clap Studio a couple of months ago, we soon got feedback from Pro Tools users that they wanted an AAX version. So we did one! Version 1.0.2 contains the new AAX alongside the previous VST3 and AU plugins. It’s of course a free update for those who already purchased Hand Clap […]

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  4. Musikprodd-podden tests HCS

    There is a great podcast in Swedish about music production called Musikprodd-podden. While we were developing Hand Clap Studio, the podcast’s Joakim Jarl (producer for Sigala and many others) made a video on how to make a beat in 30 minutes. Quite many of those minutes were spent recording and editing hand claps, so as […]

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  5. AC-1 to HCS crossgrade

    How to crossgrade from AC-1 rack extension to Hand Clap Studio VST/AU.

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  6. Sampling hand claps at Atlantis

    How the samples in Hand Clap Studio were recorded at Atlantis Studio.

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  7. Reason 11 announced

    Reason 11 has been announced by Propellerhead, and the main feature is that you soon will be able to run Reason as a plugin (currently VST3, but AU soon to follow) in almost any DAW. The Rack plugin can also load Rack Extensions, which means that you will be able to use Robotic Bean devices in Logic, Cubase and Ableton!

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  8. Euclidean Rhythms update

    New version fixes an obscure bug.

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  9. Connecting Reason to VCV Rack with Soundflower

    A comprehensive tutorial on how to send CV signals between Reason and VCV Rack.

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  10. Sending notes to track in Reason 9

    How to get notes from Step and Euclid into a track in Reason’s sequencer.

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  11. Creating a Drum Beat in Euclid

    A video tutorial on the basics of how to use Euclid.

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