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20 years of Reason

Posted November 17, 2020

We can hardly believe it ourselves but Reason is celebrating its twentieth anniversary! They grow up so fast, don’t they? Subtractor, Redrum, NN19, and the half-rack effects arrived on computers in late 2000 and changed music making forever—bringing color, cables and creativity to anyone. In the 20 years since, Reason's matured into a stacked Rack of synthesizers, instruments, Player MIDI …

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Reason 1.0 Song Challenge

Posted November 13, 2020

We are super happy to announce the 20th Anniversary Reason 1.0 Song Challenge - where you are invited to make a song using ONLY the instruments and effects that originally shipped with Reason 1.0 when it was released in the year 2000.
 

So what actually shipped with the legendary first version of Reason?

  • NN19
  • SubTractor
  • ReDrum
  • Dr Rex
  • Matrix …
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Introducing Friktion Modeled Strings

Posted August 25, 2020

I'm super excited to announce the release of Friktion Modeled Strings. Check it out:

Friktion's a brand new instrument developed by Peter Jubel, our co-founder. Like with so many things we do, it started with curiosity. What would it take to make a realistic, expressive string instrument without samples? How do we translate playing a violin to playing a keyboard? …

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Reason Rack Plugin for Pro Tools

Posted May 5, 2020

I'm happy and proud to announce that Reason Rack Plugin is now available as an AAX plugin for Pro Tools!

When we originally envisioned Reason Rack Plugin, the dream was to let everyone discover how inspiring the rack really is. We're in a place right now where more people than ever use a vast variety of software, hardware, instruments and …

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Fresh air for Rack Extension Development

Posted February 28, 2020

Six months ago I joined Reason Studios as Product manager for Rack Extension Technologies. I took a deep dive into all aspects of the current state of things and started to wonder why things were, especially when it came to the NDA. If we have such a great community of developers around our technology, why don't we let them talk …