Radical Piano and Radical Keys Offer with Reason

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Buy Reason during November and December, and get £139 of Rack Extensions free! It seems that several of our suppliers are entering into the Christmas spirit early this year. The season of giving is expressing its generosity early, and providing offers to put a smile on everyone’s face. The good folk at Propellerhead in Sweden… Read More

Using The BV512 Vocoder In Reason

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The BV512 Vocoder is one of Reason’s top tools for vocal effects – here’s how it works… The vocoder is one of the most distinctive effects in a producer’s sonic arsenal, and Reason’s BV512 Vocoder is one of the best ‘virtual’ examples around. This effect can remain a bit of a mystery to many, however…. Read More

Dance Music Production Techniques – Pump Compression

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In Dance music production, the use of pump compression is now widespread- here’s how it’s done… Abuse of musical gear (i.e. using it in ways it wasn’t intended) has underpinned nearly every modern musical movement. Rock was born out of players overdriving their amps, Jazz players constantly pushed to find ways of squeezing new sounds… Read More

Propellerhead Rebirth For iPhone ‘Retired’

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Propellerhead Rebirth for iPhone is discontinued – the Swedish brand wishes to focus on its ‘mobile music-making offering’ In a move that has surprised many, Propellerhead Rebirth for iPhone has been scheduled for ‘retirement’ on the 1st June. The app was Propellerhead’s first foray into the world of iOS, translating the legendary, and hugely influential… Read More

Lock Your Grooves With The ReGroove Mixer

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The ReGroove Mixer in Reason is something that, when you know how to use it, you won’t be able to live without The ReGroove mixer in Reason is one of the tools that are rather hidden away, compared to the other rack devices. So much so, in fact, that many don’t use it at all…. Read More

Propellerhead And The Evolution Of The Software Studio

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There are few companies that have contributed more than Propellerhead in the development of the software studio… Swedish software developer Propellerhead has got the magic touch, it would seem, when it comes to creating groundbreaking software. Every product to leave its studio has had a lasting impact on the musical world. Here’s a potted history… Read More

Reason 7 – The Rack Expands To Include MIDI Out!

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Reason 7 has been unveiled, and it now includes MIDI out, REX creation and an expanded mix console… It might only seen like yesterday that its predecessor was announced, but now, Propellerhead Reason 7 has been unveiled. And boy, does this version deliver… In the 12-months that have elapsed since version 6.5 appeared, we’ve seen… Read More

How to Manipulate Loops in Dr Octorex

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Reason’s Dr. Octorex has loop manipulating power to spare – here’s a tour of its many charms The Reason rack has many powerful tools at its disposal, but the Dr Rex and its replacement, Dr Octorex have to be one of its most ingenious and powerful. This innocuous rack unit can, and often is, used… Read More

Cakewalk RE-2A Rack Extension Available for Reason 6.5

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The Propellerhead Reason Rack Extension library expands with the Cakewalk RE-2A levelling compressor The new Cakewalk RE-2A rack extension represents something of a landmark for Roland’s computer music division. This is the first plug-in developed for Propellerhead Reason, and it’s a very appealing proposition… Whereas Cakewalk/ Roland’s hardware products have been the backbone of many… Read More

Propellerhead Reason Rack Extensions – The Latest

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An update on the hugely anticipated Propellerhead Reason 6.5, now with Rack Extensions The forthcoming release of Propellerhead Reason 6.5 is undoubtedly the most anticipated update in the Swedish developer’s history. Whilst all previous updates were greeted with passionate fervour from Reason’s insanely dedicated fans, version 6.5 opens up a wider musical world to its… Read More