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20 years of Reason

Posted Nov. 17, 2020, 10:41 a.m.

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 Nov. 13, 2020, 1:12 p.m.

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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Free download: Dirty South Sound Pack

Posted Nov. 13, 2020, 9:26 a.m.

Inspired by groundbreaking southern hip hop innovators like Three 6 Mafia and Lil Jon, this pack includes all the elements you need to produce a dirty south banger - a stripped-down drum machine, a huge sub bass, catchy vocal chops and a collection of hypnotic synths.

Download the Dirty South Sound Pack


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Friktion Sound Design Masterclass with Seán Murray

Posted Nov. 6, 2020, 2:24 p.m.


In this Reason Studios masterclass we invited sound designer, artist and YouTuber Seán Murray to do a deep-dive into his "New Worlds" Sound Pack for our Rack Extension Friktion Modeled Strings. Find out how Seán approaches creating multi-layered Friktion patches and his thinking behind them. 


Download the Friktion New Worlds Sound Pack*

*Requires Reason 11 Suite and Friktion. Get the …

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Download the free Neo Soul Reason sound pack

Posted Sept. 28, 2020, 1 p.m.

The Neo Soul sound pack is a celebration of modern beat tape culture. If you enjoy laid-back music from artists like Tom Misch, Keifer or Bad Snacks, you’re going to love this pack. It has dreamy pianos, warm, lush pads and analog-style bass sounds that are perfect for creating cozy and soulful instrumentals. Just play some jazzy chords, add your …