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posted by Record Blog 2009-08-28 at 16:20

We are getting closer to the big day on September 9. Here are some pictures from the warehouse in the deep south. Deep south of Sweden, that is.

The warehouse ninjas are furiously packing boxes, soon coming to a retailer near you.

And yes, there will be some goodies inside too. Note the guy's wristband that says 'metal' something. Only metalhead warehouse ninjas get to pack our boxes.

And here's the box that no doubt many readers of this blog will get in the end - Record for Reason owners.

To keep the boxes fresh throughout the transit across sea and land, we put them into this scary looking machine...

...and they emerge on the other side wrapped in clean, hygienic, stain-proof plastic that you will have fun tearing off and tossing in the bin once the box is in your hands. Oh, the sad life of a piece of shrink-wrap plastic. 

When the warehouse ninjas are done assembling the boxes, they stack them into pallets like these.

In the end, they look like this, while waiting for shipping to one of our distributors worldwide. Perhaps your copy is inside one of them?

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Comments (22)

Comment posted by: nickster - 2009-08-28 17:01

Nice...First glance of the actual product run. Best of luck to all at the Props.

Comment posted by: toastchee - 2009-08-28 17:14

Friends -- why is it necessary to create this much physical waste for a product composed of binary digits?

regardless -- looking forward to buying one, preferably electronically. thanks

Comment posted by: LazyOne23 - 2009-08-28 17:35

Yeah one of those copies is mine for sure!!! Thanxs for the goodies also Props:)

Comment posted by: pfog - 2009-08-28 17:37

lets hope this time, I (and 400+ more ) don't have to wait 6 weeks AFTER release because your last UK distro was bad for reason 4.

Comment posted by: lofi1990 - 2009-08-28 17:41

yeah baby! i'm excited now!


Comment posted by: dcgrace - 2009-08-28 18:18

I've always loved your packaging - you guys/gals do a great job! And one of those copies of Record for Reason is definitely mine.

Comment posted by: Ixus - 2009-08-28 18:38

Oh yeah! warehouse Ninjas!

oh and the wristband sais "metaltown" (metal festival in gothenburg!)

i wasnt there this year :( but the year before that! man it rocked! just as much as the Record release will! :D

Comment posted by: filo - 2009-08-28 18:39

I'd claim one of those boxed copies is mine, but I'm kind of afraid of the blandat gods, whoever they are: these copies have obviously been claimed by them...still, I can't wait, provided I survive their wrath! =)

Comment posted by: squint0r - 2009-08-28 19:56

w00t! excited

Comment posted by: Geertz - 2009-08-28 22:47

I guess it´s called in swedish, I have had great fun and many creative hours with RECORD, and i will line up in front of my dealer in Copenhagen on the 9th... heja sverige

Comment posted by: alexstavi - 2009-08-28 23:17

wait a minute : there are 2 weeks left for testing! and already packed ??!!

Comment posted by: squint0r - 2009-08-28 23:28

Wish I could preorder it!

Comment posted by: bernhart - 2009-08-29 11:50

to the "wait a minute : there are 2 weeks left for testing! and already packed ??!!"-guy: what about downloading new releases? ;-)

Comment posted by: zigzowxenz - 2009-08-29 12:55

You buy the box and then download the update. Anyway looking forward to the shipment down under.


Comment posted by: Oomska - 2009-08-29 13:56

Loving the design...but why the excess packaging? C'mon Props, you know better than that.

Comment posted by: mnieuwhof - 2009-08-29 15:38

I did my pre-order in Amsterdam today...

Now I know what is going to sent to me :-P


Comment posted by: guggi12 - 2009-08-29 18:23

I can't remember the times when record did not exist. Why don't you also sell the box at IKEA? Then I could have some boxed swedish sweets and cookies too when I buy it.
But it would be great to pack the autorisation key into my line6 UX-8 where already some of this stuff is in the flash.

Comment posted by: LazyOne23 - 2009-08-31 06:53

Preorder from there great!!! Its were I'm getting my copy fromno doubt.

Comment posted by: EdwardR - 2009-09-01 03:20

@Pfog. I doubt there will be a shortage this time. I know my local store has a minimum of 200 units on order...

I cannot wait. 8 Days to go... Will put me back in business. I have just installed Snow Leopard, which now has osx threatening to install Rosetta to get my old Reason 2.5 working...

Comment posted by: wikholm - 2009-09-01 17:10

Hmm... selling Propellerhead stuff worldwide at IKEA... that's fun... and maybe, just maybe it would - seriously - be a good idea.

After all... both companies have reached global success by doing things "wrong" i.e. "their own way", both companies are very swedish in a way, both companies operate very internationally, and well... both companies sell flat boxes...

Maybe there could even be a special Propellerhead IKEA packaging, made a bit flatter than usual and in the same material as the IKEA boxes.. Toghether with some single-color industrial-style graphics, it could look rather serious.

And Propellerhead products are serious stuff indeed, despite their candy-colored GUI's.

Comment posted by: zigzowxenz - 2009-09-08 11:14

Since there has been no countdown on home page for imminent release I am no longer excited about Record. No!!!!! only joking. How many more days now. One or two, depending where you live.


Comment posted by: ambientium - 2009-09-09 00:14

Hey, it's 2009-09-09 00:14 CET, WHY CAN'T I BUY MY RECORD directly from PropShop???????????

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