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Propellerhead Software has also released their own Rack Extension devices for Reason & Reason Intro. Discover more about all Propellerhead Rack Extensions below.
Reason Drum Kits
Welcome back Reason Drum Kits! Add lively, realistic acoustic drums to your music with Reason’s most popular drum library, now re-imagined as a Rack Extension instrument. With a gorgeous new interface, the entire Hypersampled drum recording session is laid out before you, making it easier than ever to create the drum track your song needs. Select from a large collection of drums kits recorded with a mix of vintage and state-of-the art recording equipment. Then set just the right blend of close, overhead and ambient mic signals with the built-in mixing tools, set reverb and compression for extra polish and your drum mix is complete.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Complex-1 modular synthesizer
Complex-1 is a modular synthesizer from Propellerhead Software, bringing the quirks, freedom and sonic depth of modular synthesis to to your Reason Rack. Boasting a 4x oversampled synthesis engine, a freely routable signal and modulation path and a sound like nothing else, Complex-1 is a synth lover’s dream machine.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Quad Note Generator
Unexpected, unpredictable, unanticipated, unforeseen, from out of left field or out of the blue. Quad Note Generator is the Player device that creates an endless stream of musical ideas. Melodies you wouldn’t have thought of, rhythms not yet heard and music about to be written. Far beyond just random notes, Quad Note Generator will take your music and turn it upside down or turn the beat around. Slight variations or complete improv–it’s up to you.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Umpf Retro Beats
The Umpf Retro Beats Rack Extension is an innovative drum machine packed with old-school sounds and grooves from the 80s and 90s. Quickly create 80s, Retro Pop and Synthwave style beats in Reason using over 750 vintage samples, authentic analog effects and powerful editing tools. Pair with Reason’s bundled Drum Sequencer for instant inspiration.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Reason Electric Bass
Reason Electric Bass is a powerful Rack Extension that delivers everything you need to easily create dynamic, responsive, believable bass lines in Reason. Quickly find the right sound with an arsenal of eight meticulously sampled vintage and contemporary electric bass guitars.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Umpf Club Drums
Umpf Club Drums is a next-level dance music beat creation device that delivers everything you need to make banging electronic beats in Reason. Create hot, pumping, club-ready drum tracks quickly and easily using cutting-edge sounds and techniques—including the freshest samples, powerful signal processing, and 100 raw drum kit presets tailor-made for four-to-the-floor house and techno. Combined with Reason’s Drum Sequencer, the possibilities are endless.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Lay down your best beats ever with Drum Sequencer. Add this new Player device to any instrument in Reason and get going with the fastest and most creative drum production tool you’ve ever used. Pattern based with visual programming, repeats, probability, individual slide and time resolution per channel and much more; this Player will take your drum machines in Reason to a whole new level.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Layers Wave Edition
Layers Wave Edition brings you the sound of the mighty Waldorf Wave synthesizer in a modern, easy to use and abuse package. Four layers of unique samples from the Waldorf Wave combined with effects, built-in phrase sequencing and comprehensive modulation adds up to a powerful performance instrument, ready to evoke the futuristic sounds from a bygone era.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Put the layered sound of classic keyboards in your music. Layers is a virtual collection of sought-after synthesizers from the 80s and 90s, re-imagined in a modern, creative instrument. With four separate layers of samples, comprehensive effects and modulation and a built-in step sequencer to trigger your sounds, Layers is the instrument that will bring out your best ideas when you need them.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Parsec Spectral Synthesizer brings the futuristic sound of additive synthesis to the Reason Rack. With two independent sound engines, up to 1024 oscillators per voice, a wide range of sound sculpting tools, built-in effects and free modulation routing, Parsec won’t leave you wishing when it comes to sonic horsepower.Free trial Learn more Watch video
A-list Studio Drummer
The sound, energy and musicality of a real drummer behind a real drum kit. The ease-of-use, portability and dependability of a software instrument. A-List Studio Drummer helps you quickly create driving, dynamic drum beats in a wide range of styles.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Fingerpicking Nylon A-list Acoustic Guitarist
Combine the feeling and authenticity of professional guitar performances with the intuitive and inspiring flow of Reason. Create with 60 unique musical styles and add new flavor to existing tracks at the push of a button.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Pop Chords A-list Electric Guitarist
A solid rhythm guitar is the harmonic backbone of your song. Pop Chords combines the creative freedom of a top-notch performer with the accessibility and ease of use of using audio loops. Simply play your MIDI keyboard and Pop Chords start playing. Create chord progression, explore alternate voicings and find just the sound your music needs.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Power Chords A-list Electric Guitarist
Add living, powerful electric guitar to your songs with Power Chords A-List Electric Guitarist, a Rack Extension for Reason. Play one-finger chord progressions from your MIDI keyboard and have full control over playing styles and sound. With Power Chords creating guitar tracks is dead easy.Free trial Learn more Watch video
A-list Acoustic Guitarist
A-list Acoustic Guitarist puts the sound of a world-class studio guitarist in your Reason rack. Combining the flexibility of a real instrument in the hands of an outstanding performer with the ease of use of audio loops, you will be creating realistic and inspiring guitar performances in a matter of seconds.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Building on the SDK2 technology, Synchronous is an inspiring modulation Rack Extension plugin for Reason that offers rhythmically synced effects that bring you music to life. With a dynamic and intuitive graphical user interface and the ability to instantly recall over 100 patches, Synchronous is incredibly flexible.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Introducing Rotor, a rotary speaker Rack Extension. Meticulously modeled on the Leslie 122, Rotor brings the sound of the classic rotary speaker design from the 1940's to the Reason rack.
Rotor is perfect for authentic organ sounds, old-school guitar tones or as a unique shaper in your sound design toolbox. Whatever you use it for, Rotor will add a vintage flavor to your Reason rack.Free trial Learn more Watch video
PX7 FM Synthesizer
The PX7 FM Synthesizer is a six operator FM synth for the Reason rack. A faithful recreation of the popular DX series keyboards, it provides a wealth of new sounds, ranging from classic 80’s bass and brass to modern textures, leads and growls.
But PX7 is not only an emulation of a classic keyboard. With an easier interface, macro controls for quick and powerful tweaking of sounds, stereo spread, and full integration with the Reason rack, it takes FM synthesis into the age of Reason.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Radical Keys brings you three classic keyboard instruments in a great-sounding package: the Rhodes Mk1, the Wurlitzer and the Pianet-T. All delivered through Propellerhead’s cutting edge Radical Engine, that combines samples with physical modeling to bring out the character and quirks of these legendary instruments, Radical Keys delivers infinitely tweakable, instantly playable instrument whose sonic capabilities range from the ultra realistic to the utterly outlandish.Free trial Learn more Watch video
The premise is simple. The results are stunning. We’ll give you three basic pianos paired with the technology to make an infinite number of your own. Based on a custom blend between sampling technology and physical modeling algorithms, Radical Piano affords songwriters, producers, and sound designers an unprecedented level of control to craft a realistic piano that is 100% unique.Free trial Learn more Watch video
Polar is an old school harmonizing and pitch-shifter effect with a host of modern tricks up its sleeves. Use it for classic harmonizing, stereo-widening, and realtime pitch-shifting, or experiment with buffer looping and audio freezing to create otherworldly effects.
Load up Polar in the rack, and it will instantly make your sounds wider. Introduce slight pitch-shifting to make it even bigger. Turn the Shifters to add harmonics — up to two octaves above — or radically change the pitch down to two octaves below.
If you are a singer, producer, guitarist or remixer who is looking for transparent pitch-shifting, creative ways of turning bland recordings into wide, evolving soundscapes — or want to completely mangle a sound into an interesting mess, Polar brings all this and much more to your Reason rack.Free trial Learn more Watch video
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