Reason Essentials

The perfect way into music making. Reason Essentials packs in all the recording, editing, effects, instruments, and mixing tools you need to sound great, with room to grow and expand.

Reason Essentials comes with a selection of Reason's instruments and effects in a virtual rack, a streamlined version of its masterfully modeled mixer, and all the recording and sequencing tools you'll need. For guitar players, the built-in virtual guitar and bass PODs from Line 6 bring a wide range of top quality guitar amps, cabinets, and effects.

When you need more, upgrade to the full Reason for more instruments, effects, mixing tools, and sounds, or add Rack Extensions.

Read more about what's included in Reason Essentials

Create

Recording music is all about seizing the moment. Capturing a perfect performance – or even nailing that idea before it goes away – requires tools that are ready when you are. Reason Essentials is always ready.

Arrange

To help you arrange your tracks in a smooth, effortless way, Reason Essentials comes with a fast and flexible sequencer. Immediate and intuitive, Reason Essentials’ sequencer puts you in control of your arrangements, letting you move and edit parts as you go along.

Mix

Reason Essentials’ masterfully modeled mixing console gives you flexible routing, a built-in two-band EQ on every channel, advanced effects handling, full automation, and that radio-ready master bus compressor gives you a big studio sound.

Recording guitar with Reason Essentials (7:43)

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Jared Meeker has applied a guitarists mentality to the Reason rack, making Reason Essentials his own stompbox pedal board, more powerful than you could ever dream of. And requiring far fewer 9V batteries.

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