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Propellerhead Newsletter

Springtime is coming to the Propellerheadquarters and we're working hard to get Reason 7 to you on April 30th as planned. This month we are also serving up some new tutorials and as usual, some tasty offers from our web shop.

In this issue:

  • State of the beta: Reason 7 is less than two weeks away!
  • Tutorial: Audio Slice Markers in Reason 7
  • Tutorial: Drum Machine 101 with Redrum
  • In the shop: Save on Rack Extensions with bundles!
  • Events: ASCAP Expo, IMSTA Festa, Germany Clinics

State of the beta: Reason 7 is less than two weeks away!

Reason 7 beta
The mighty bug counter is showing a good trend

Reason 7 spectrum eq

With less than two weeks to go until the release of Reason 7 on April 30th, things are getting a little hectic here at Propellerhead Software. The beta testing is in full swing and our developers are busy stomping bugs as testers are reporting them to us. The trend looks very good and we're confident that we'll have a quality release on April 30th.

Reason 7 spectrum eq

If you haven't read up on Reason 7 yet, proceed to the Reason 7 pages to learn about the new Spectrum EQ window, mix buses, parallel channels, automatic audio slicing, MIDI out support and other additions.


Tutorial: Audio Quantize and Stretch in Reason 7

Audio Quantize and Stretch in Reason 7

In a special sneak-peak micro tutorial, we take look at the new Audio Slice Markers in Reason 7. Whether you're quantizing your audio tracks for flawless timing, adjusting individual notes to re-imagine your phrasing, or just looking to experiment into unknown realms Audio Slice Markers are a powerful tool. And the best part? Thanks to Reason's legendary time stretch, it sounds amazing.

View video on YouTube


Tutorial: Drum Machine 101 with Redrum

Drum Machine 101 tutorial

Ever since Reason 1.0 beatmakers, producers, and button-mashers alike have all loved the venerable old Redrum Drum Computer. And it's easy to see why. In this micro tutorial, we'll get you started with drum step sequencing and get familiar with the Redrum's layout. You'll soon learn why producers the world over love Kong but also keep coming back to Redrum for that special creative simplicity.

If you are new to drum machines or just curious about the difference between Redrum and Kong, check it out!



Rack Extension bundles in the Propellerhead shop

Looking to jumpstart your creativity? Check out these value-packed Rack Extension collections from Synapse Audio, Jiggery-Pokery and FXpansion and save big. Available in the Propellerhead Shop now.




As usual, things are moving in the Propellerhead world. Here's a list of coming events.

ASCAP Expo, Los Angeles, CA, USA
April 18-20, 10AM - 6PM
LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL, 1755 N Highland Ave Hollywood

Propellerhead is exhibiting at the ASCAP Expo in Los Angeles, California. We'll be there to show Reason 7, doing demos, answering questions and doing giveaways too!

IMSTA Festa, Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 19, 11AM - 7PM
SAE Institute - Los Angeles, 6565 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles.

IMSTA FESTA is an annual celebration and exhibition of music technology showcasing major audio technology companies and their music softwares. Propellerhead will be represented by product specialist Matt Piper, who will show the new Reason 7.

Clinics in Germany

Propellerhead Product Specialist Mattias Häggström-Gerdt is going on tour in Germany to present Reason 7. Come see us!


Monday 22/4
Rock Shop
Time: 16:00
More info


Tuesday 23/4
Time: 16:30


Wednesday 24/4
Music Store
Time: 16:00


Hamburg Thursday 25/4
Just Music (Bunker Heiliggeistfeld)
Time: 19:15
More info


Friday 26/4
Just Music (Kulturbrauerei)
Time: 19:00
More info


Saturday 27/4
Just Music (Kulturbrauerei)
Time: 14:00
More info


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