Gigabytes of sampled instruments, loops and synth patches–Reason has the sounds your music needs.

Finding that right sound is an important part of the musical process. With thousands of carefully sculpted synths, samples, drum kits, loops and effects for every conceivable style, Reason's built-in sound bank is packed with everything you'll need from the start.

Ready to inspire, Reason's sounds were crafted by our team of expert sound designers, and producers like Kevin Schröder, Francis Preve, Aiyn Zahev Sounds, Le Castle Vania, Bomb Squad's Hank Shocklee, Black Eyed Peas' Printz Board, DJ Lucky Date, Kill the Noise, and others.

A collection of examples of patches from the Reason Sound Bank:

Demo songs made in Reason:

By the numbers

Reason doesn't just come with great devices capable of creating any sound you can imagine. It also comes stocked full with thousands of patches, presets, and loops to get you inspired.

Over 5,000 instrument patches, 1,000+ mixing/mastering effects, and over 3,000 loops. It's enough to satisfy even the most eclectic tastes. For those who like to keep score at home, here's a breakdown of the Reason sound bank content:

Reason sound bank

486 Drum & percussion patches
307 Bass patches
290 Leads patches
169 Plucks & Mallets patches
292 Pads patches
540 Keys & chords patches
88 Textures patches
68 Arpeggiated patches
86 Sequences patches
267 Fx patches
66 Guitar patches
101 Brass & Wind patches
170 Strings & Voice patches
5800 Drum and Percussion Samples

Effect patches

182 Delay
9 Beat Repeater
211 Dynamics
132 EQ and Filtering
83 Fidelity FX
43 Gating & Chopper
9 Instrument Processors
33 Mastering
4 MIDI Kbd Controlled FX
158 Modulation FX
52 Multi FX
38 Pattern Based
20 Pitch Processing
332 Reverb
14 Utility
7 Vocoder
5 Voice Synth
125 Softube Amp
25 Softube Bass Amp

Orkester Soundbank

68 Brass
4 Harp
12 Mallets
26 Percussion
107 Strings
85 Woodwinds