Propellerhead Software today announced Reason 8 – a major new version of its virtual studio and digital audio workstation (DAW).
Reason 8 introduces a completely redesigned user interface and streamlined workflow that Propellerhead says ‘makes it easy to create amazing music, faster than ever.’
“For Reason 8, we’ve taken everything people love about Reason and introduced a streamlined new user interface,” says Propellerhead’s Leo Nathorst-Böös, “that makes it easier for new users to get started, and more fun for seasoned users to work faster.”
Here what’s new in Propellerhead Reason 8: Continue reading
Propellerhead has updated Take Creative Vocal Recorder for iOS, adding new features, a tutorial and other fixes.
Here’s what’s new in version 1.1:
Key New Features:
- Song navigator replaces the scrub bar. It gives you an overview of the recorded spaces. Drag to scrub, or tap directly to jump to a point in time.
- Redo mode now restores to the last audio change undone.
- Tutorial walks you through how to use Take. Re-enable viewing it from Take’s settings.
- Clearer UI for indicating the beginning and end of recordable space.
This video is a sneak preview of a new Rack Extension by Ochen K that’s designed to make it easy to create microtonal music in Propellerhead Reason. Continue reading
Propellerhead has updated Figure – it’s beatmaking app for iOS – adding new drum kits, additional sharing options and more.
Here’s what’s new in Figure 1.6:
- Share your songs with your friends on Facebook and Twitter
- Three new drum kits: Sonny, Code and Boom Bap
- Bug fixes
Figure is available in the App Store for US $.99.
If you’ve used Figure, let us know what you think of it!
Propellerhead today released Reason 7.1 and Reason Essentials 2.1 – an update that adds workflow improvements, support for an updated Rack Extension standard and a free modulation Rack Extension, Synchronous.
Here’s what’s new in Propellerhead Reason 7.1 and Reason Essentials 2.1: Continue reading
Propellerhead Software is holding a contest: they are asking songwriters to submit a video tutorial (via YouTube), no more than 5 minutes in length, showing how you create a song from scratch.
The winner’s video gets featured on the Propellerhead site. Deadline is March 25, 2014.
Rules and more information are at this link.
Quadelectra has introduced Mercury – a true 4 voice polyphonic arpeggiator for the Reason Rack.
Mercury can be used either in your songs, or for live performances where you want a fast and elegant way to play chord sequences and progressions.
Here’s a preview of Mercury in action: Continue reading
DLD Technology has introduced Snakebite – a hybrid digital analog synthesizer Rack Extension.
According to the developer, Snakebite is designed to make sounds that aren’t possible using traditional virtual analog (VA) synth designs.
Here’s an audio demo of Snakebite: Continue reading