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Making epic cinematic music with Friktion

Posted Sept. 15, 2020, 8:18 a.m.

Our latest instrument release Friktion Modeled Strings has left the Reason community making bowed sounds like never before. Based on physical modeling, Friktion is your best friend for playing expressive string parts, as well as creating totally new sounds no one has ever heard before. Paired with other Reason 11 synths like Scenic Hybrd Synthesizer and Grain, you have yourself …

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Download the free Japanese Horror Castle Friktion pack

Posted Sept. 11, 2020, 11:22 a.m.

I’ve had the pleasure of using Reason Studios’ new Friktion Modeled Strings synthesizer for several weeks now and I’m blown away by the musicality of this rack device. Most of the physical modeling-based instruments that I have used in the past have sounded okay but have felt like science experiments to me. Those instruments have had cryptic parameters and the …

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#ReasonFriktion

Posted Sept. 3, 2020, 10:52 a.m.

Our new physical modeling synthesizer Friktion has been out for a little while now and we want to hear what sounds you are creating with it!

Post a video or a bit of you showing some of your Friktion noises to your favorite social media, tag us and be sure to use the #ReasonFriktion hashtag! We'll share our favorites and …

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Get started with Friktion

Posted Aug. 31, 2020, 3:26 p.m.

 
Let’s dive into Friktion. Watch this tutorial video where Ryan gets you started with Friktion Modeled Strings, the brand new instrument from Reason Studios.
 
Get Friktion now and experience a unique way of adding lifelike string parts to your songs.
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Introducing Friktion Modeled Strings

Posted Aug. 25, 2020, 8:43 a.m.

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? …