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Propellerhead Newsletter

It's already mid August, and the PropellerHeadquarters is back to its usual busy self after a short but much needed summer break. Welcome to the August Newsletter—the latest news on everything Propellerhead!

In this issue:

  • Reason 6.5 and Reason Essentials 1.5 are here!
  • Softube discount—Last chance!
  • Tutorial video: How to mix vocals
  • Reason 6.5.1/Essentials 1.5.1 are now available for download
  • From the interwebs—Rack Extension spotlight


Reason 6.5 and Reason Essentials 1.5 are here!

Reason 6.5 is out

Already own Reason 6 or Reason Essentials?
The upgrades to the latest versions are free, available for immediate download from the Propellerhead website. Get your free upgrade now!

Have an older version of Reason?
Upgrade now and get immediate access to the Reason 6.5 upgrade download!


Softube discount—Last chance!

Softube Rack

Thanks to the overwhelming demand, Softube has graciously decided to give you one extra day to purchase their Rack Extensions at introductory prices. With discounts ranging up to 35%, this is a unique chance to grab great products at a great price. This offer lasts today only!

FET Compressor €99 / $119
Trident A-Range €99 / $119
TSAR-1 Reverb €119 / $149
TSAR-1R Reverb €39 / $49
Saturation Knob FREE


Tutorial video: How to mix vocals

How To Mix Vocals

In his latest video, Mattias gives you some valuable pointers on mixing vocals. Since the vocals is often what carries a track, it’s important to get them to sit right in the mix and give them the space that they require. In this video we’ll learn what frequencies to pay attention to and how to make a de-esser in Reason’s mixer.

Watch video


Reason 6.5.1/Essentials 1.5.1 are now available for download

Reason 6.5.1 and Reason Essentials 1.5.1 are maintenance releases improving performance and ironing out a few bugs. If you are using Reason 6.5 or Reason Essentials 1.5 we recommend that you upgrade your software as soon as is convenient.

Read more and download


From the interwebs—Rack Extension spotlight

From The Interwebs

The Rack Extension technology has just been out for a few weeks but there is already tons of content on the web for learning more about all the new instruments and effects available for the Reason rack. This month we’ve collected some of our favorites!

Ever wished your filter was a bit more melodic to really fit your track? Etch Red’s key track feature enables you to play the filter frequency to do just that! Watch video →

Peff’s Buffre Beat Repeater is arguably the most live-friendly effect in the rack thanks to its intuitive keyboard triggering. Here’s how to make the most out of it. Watch video →

Philip Rivard recorded himself playing through some of Radical Piano’s presets. Simply beautiful! Watch video →

Producertech’s Guide to Rack Extensions is a great starting point to learn more about all the devices available. In this first one they take a look at Korg’s Polysix. Watch video →


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