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Announcing Reason 11 - a word from the Product Manager

Posted Aug. 26, 2019, 8:49 a.m.

I'm incredibly happy and proud to announce Reason 11 and Reason Rack Plugin. This is both a complete game changer and a normal Reason upgrade, so I wanted to personally write this blog post to talk a bit more about what Reason 11 is.

Reason Rack Plugin is just what it sounds like, Reason's Rack available as a plugin with ...

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What’s in a name

Posted Aug. 26, 2019, 8:15 a.m.

Propellerhead is becoming Reason Studios. “What in the heck, Dad?” as my eight-year-old would ask in her imitable Swenglish.

In a phrase, it is time for a change. Our current look dates back nearly twenty years and was getting a little rusty. We felt we needed to freshen things up, modernize. While exploring how to do that, we discovered ...

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Introducing PolyStep Sequencer - a word from the Product Manager

Posted June 5, 2019, 2:17 p.m.

I’m very happy to announce that PolyStep Sequencer is now available in the Propellerhead Shop. It’s another great co-op project between Propellerhead Software, who did the product design, and Lectric Panda who did the development work.

For years, Reason users have been asking for more sequencing options. Some people simply want a polyphonic upgrade to the Matrix sequencer while others ...

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Reason Compact 2.0: A Product Manager's reflections

Posted May 24, 2019, 2:40 p.m.

After months of testing concepts, designing and implementing, we’ve finally released the first major upgrade to of Reason Compact. We’ve added two new instruments—a drum machine called Rytmik and a bass synthesizer called Monotone.

As you might remember, the first version of Compact was released last year in August. We were happy to see it was picked up by so ...

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Running Reason Rack Extensions on the web

Posted May 20, 2019, 9:27 a.m.

Here at Propellerhead we are not just passionate about music-making, but also technology in itself. When we originally designed our Rack Extension architecture, we sought to build a plugin system that would decrease the need for maintenance of released software and instead enable companies to focus on better things, like adding features or building new cool products.

I remember literally ...