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Reason Livestream

Posted Dec. 1, 2020, 12:41 p.m.

Episode 31 - Reason turns 20 on the Reason Livestream!

If Reason were an American person they'd still be a year away from legally enjoying their first beer at 21 but fortunately Reason's a Swedish music software that can't drink beer which means we can definitely celebrate this amazing milestone of turning TWENTY years old! Just imagine all the music …


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 …


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 …
Sound Packs

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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Sound Packs

Free creepy Sound Packs for Halloween 🎃

Posted Oct. 26, 2020, 2:12 p.m.

Ghouls just want to have fun

Get your Halloween treat bag with these FREE Sound Packs for Reason—filled to the brim with creepy sounds for your best Halloween tunes.

First up is the Halloween Monsters Sound Pack by Navi Retlav. Navi says: "I recorded and cut 120 samples which include tomato smashing, breaking corn, and fridge noises as a drone. …