Pro Tools users will soon be able to use Reason Rack as a plug-in

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Along with the announcement of Reason 11 came the unveiling of Reason Rack, which allowed users to access Reason instruments and effects in another DAW without the use of ReWire. Previously, this was compatible with DAWs supporting AU and VST plug-ins, which left Pro Tools users out of the mix. That’s all now set to […]

Review: Reason Studios Reason 11

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Price $99 – $599 Contact Reason Studios There was a time when people used to complain about the lack of substance in DAW updates – and quite rightly so. But those days of nudged updates and bluff and bluster thankfully seem to have passed, or certainly as far as Reason goes. The last few updates […]

Reason 11 will arrive as a plug-in

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Propellerhead has announced Reason 11, a major update that sees its flagship DAW available as a plug-in version known as Reason Rack Plugin. The Swedish music software company has also officially changed its name to Reason Studios to better align its flagship product with brand identity. Here are the details. Reason 11 This standout feature […]

Using Scales & Chords with Reason 10

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There are so many bonuses to using DAWs in music production that sometimes it can get overwhelming and you end up just focusing on certain key elements. With Reason, it’s the rack that we often get sidetracked by, with the sheer number of instruments and effects that we can have plumbed into our mixer for […]

Creating lo-fi sounds with Reason 10

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So far in this sound-design series of Reason tutorials, we’ve covered some detailed ways to make your sound better, from crafting deeper basses and more kicking kicks to producing finer synth leads and huge combinations of sounds. Generally speaking, then, we’ve hopefully taken your sounds up a notch or two. This time, however, we’re going […]

Using external loops in Reason 10 (Part Two)

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Last time around, we extended this Reason Sound Design series to the outside world, opening up its very digital-processing heart to the modular world of analogue. With the advent (or return) of modular synthesis and the availability of much cheaper analogue synth hardware from the likes of Korg, Arturia, Modal, Novation and many, many others, […]