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Old 2003-08-27, 16:46
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Reason 3.0...

Well it's not a new topic, but what do we want, being realistic, for reason 3.0?
A multi-effects module, with say a hundred dial up effects to match any bank of VST plugins you might get on cubase, etc, with tempo sync settings and so forth...?
Quick and easy arpeggiator module that works with the synths, samplers...?
Another cool synth to add to your arsenal, maybe an emulation of the nord lead or something, or vintage synth, like the Juno...?
Anything else..?
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Old 2003-08-27, 17:01
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Re: Reason 3.0...

Maybe you could sift through the board and compile a list of all the posts that have been made about this topic?

Seriously, we are giving serious thought about a specific feature request board.

And.. I will not comment anything about Reason.

Yours very realistically,

Michael Lindqvist
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Old 2003-08-27, 17:26
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Re: Reason 3.0...

: Seriously, we are giving serious thought about a specific feature request board.

Yeah, that sounds about right.

If you add a flame board, a platform bashing board, a newbie board, a spam board, a serial # request board and a non-Props-products praise board to the list, maybe this place will finally be completely empty. ;-P

/Fred
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Old 2003-08-27, 20:42
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Re: Reason 3.0...


:Maybe you could sift through the board and compile a list of all the posts that have been made about this topic?
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:Seriously, we are giving serious thought about a specific feature request board.
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:And.. I will not comment anything about Reason.
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:Yours very realistically,
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:Michael Lindqvist

GREAT BIG HUG!!!

Ahhhh, I love this company!

Yay! Reason! Yay PROPS!!!

APPLAUSE!! (click to clap!)
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Old 2003-08-27, 17:20
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Re: Reason 3.0...

It's interesting to note that when customers and users make suggestions for the future, it's usually all about "more and better".

I'm no different; For a few years I was part of something called "Yamaha Reference Group", a gang of about a dozen people (in each country) that Yamaha brought together every once in a while to discuss future concepts and how they would like to see products evolve. The groups were disbanded when it became apparent that the project wasn't very productive. It was around the time that SY99 was the latest synth. The groups produced documents based on a number of questions from Yamaha's development team, and what we wanted, essentially, was a Super Yamaha SY99 with more RAM, more ROM, more outputs, more sequencer memory, more sequencer functions, more voices, more effects... Well, duh - Yamaha didn't need _us_ to figure _that_ out. But not one person suggested "hey, maybe in the future you should scrap these hardware monsters and put everything into a computer?"

This reminds me of an anecdote that Marcus at Props told about Henry Ford. He had a 'reference group' of T-Ford car owners and asked them what their suggestions were for the evolution of the T-Ford. Well, turns out a lot of them were unhappy with the crank that was used to start the engine. They wanted a more comfortable handle, more leverage, things like that. So did Ford improve the crank? No, they eliminated the crank altogether and put in a starter engine instead.

Props like to create things that nobody really asked for. ReCycle was something nobody had thought of. ReBirth wasn't the first softsynth, but it was arguably the first with a hardware emulating GUI.

Reason 2.5 was perhaps a bit of "more of the same", but for the next version I don't think you should rule out the unexpected. So rather than thinking about better synths, better samplers, more effects etc I think it would be more creative to throw around ideas about things that don't exist yet.

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/Fred

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Old 2003-08-27, 17:51
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Re: Reason 3.0...


: So rather than thinking about better synths, better samplers, more effects etc I think it would be more creative to throw around ideas about things that don't exist yet.
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You mean like a realtime clock or time/tempo changing in the sequencer?

But seriously, I do think it'd be cool if they added a separate board for feature requests. It just makes sense. I mean, who cares if they actually use it as a development reference? People are going to request features whether Props read them or not, so why not give them a place to see what's already been requested in one easy listing? If this board isn't going to bounce active threads to the top, at least there can be an effort to keep good threads from being drowned out by a new request for the same old feature...



Drew
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Old 2003-08-27, 21:03
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Re: Reason 3.0...


:: So rather than thinking about better synths, better samplers, more effects etc I think it would be more creative to throw around ideas about things that don't exist yet.
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:You mean like a realtime clock or time/tempo changing in the sequencer?

a 'real' arpeggiator (one that can arpeggiate CHORD input either live or played back)...

Granular Synthesis... POWERFUL granular synthesis (user samples)... with controllable grain size, randomness (pecent), cross-fade, stereo scattering, and MULTIPLE samples... Variable pitch & time control etc...

a "beat munger" for samples... like a Rex that can read from a STANDARD aiff or wav file.... similar to Live 2 (only better of course) and thus save time doing monotonous steps of selecting every little slice...

a way to map SPECIFIC vales ofspecific controllers to midi keys... eg: make it possible to set C2,D2,&E2 to SPECIFIC controller values... so you can play certain parameters more specifically... or give ranges, limits, or quantizations to controllers... so we could assign a value to a knob or fader and make the value JUMP to specific values or quantizations...

we need a "TRACK SPLITTER" module... a module that you can assign to a sequencer track and from that module you can send the output of the track to up to six DIFFERENT modules - for UBER layering...

OK Carefully here... i KNOW that Propellerheads say the will 'never'make a recording Reason, BUT - BUT... Why not at LEAST allow a "LIVE INPUT MODULE"... so, even thoug nothing gets recorded... a dj or other performer/entertainer can run their voice or guitar or whatever THROUGH reason L_I_V_E, in REAL time...

out of breath for a sec.


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Old 2003-08-27, 17:56
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Re: Reason 3.0...

How about an virtual 8-Track tape recorder?

I am missing a recording function for vocals amd guitar.
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Old 2003-08-27, 18:07
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Re: Reason 3.0...


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Old 2003-08-27, 18:15
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Re: Reason 3.0...

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