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
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
AudioRealism has released ReDominator, a polyphonic synthesizer Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.
ReDominator is an emulation of the classic Alpha Juno 1/2 (JU-1/2), a polyphonic DCO (digitally controlled oscillator) based synth from 1986. The JU-1/2 became popular in the early 90′s techno and rave scene particularly by the classic Hoover sound. But beyond those niche sounds there lays a versatile synthesizer that does bass, pads, leads, organs and a lot of other sounds waiting to be discovered.
Here’s a demo featuring ReDominator’s version of the classic Hoover sound: Continue reading
Zvork has released a new version of Noxious Additive Wave Synthesizer for the Propellerhead Software Rack Extension platform.
Noxious is a polyphonic additive synthesizer. Additive synthesis consists of adding tens, hundreds or thousands of individual sinusoidal oscillators to create complex waveforms or sounds. In theory, additive synthesis is able to recreate any sound imaginable but is usually a challenge to manipulate.
Noxious takes an intermediate route to additive synthesis by offering a limited mean of manipulating these sinusoidal oscillators, called partials, through ‘modifiers’ and classical filters.
Noxious version 1.5 adds a number of new functionalities and patches as well as introduces some major performance enhancements, including: Continue reading
Rob Papen has released PunchBD-RE – a bass drum synthesizer for your Propellerhead Reason Rack.
Here’s what he has to say about PunchDB-RE:
PunchBD-RE is a versatile and easy to use bass drum synthesizer for your Reason Rack. With PunchBD-RE you get two modelled synthesizer drum modules, a click/noise module and a sample module to help you shape the main beat for your productions. From Dance and electronic and Hiphop to soundtrack. PunchBD-RE has it covered.
With further filters, envelopes, modulation routings and CV on the back you can take your bass drum sounds one step further to provide a solid sound to your productions. The bass drum is an essential part of building a track and this is where PunchBD-RE will deliver!
Here’s Rob Papen introducing PunchBD-RE: Continue reading
FXpansion has introduced Tres – a DCAM analogue circuit-modelled monosynth Rack Extension from FXpansion.
Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading
Korg has introduced Mono/Poly for Reason, a Rack Extension version of their classic analog synthesizer.
Mono/Poly for Reason uses Korg’s Component Modeling Technology to model the circuitry of the original analog instrument. Originally introduced as part of Korg’s Legacy Collection, Mono/Poly can now be integrated into Reason as a Rack Extension.
Here are the details: Continue reading