Propellerhead Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Artist feature: Grieves on stage
  • Now open: The Propellerhead blog
  • Olivia Broadfield pledge
  • New ReFills in the shop


Artist feature: Grieves on stage


Benjamin Laub or Grieves as he’s known to fans, critics, and rappers the world over graduated from his MPC2000 to Reason after getting introduced to it by his long-time collaborator, Budo. Once he realized the depth and possibility, his production quickly shifted over almost entirely inside Reason. And when Grieves set out to take his latest album on tour he was faced with a problem: How could he get his live band to sound EXACTLY like his record sounds. Being a perfectionist, the nearest facsimile just wouldn’t do for Grieves and thanks to Reason’s rock-solid stability and legendary backwards compatibility, he had an obvious solution.

Watch the video...


Now open: The Propellerhead Blog

Propellerhead blog

Presenting A New Blog with great fanfare in this day and age might seem like we're a little late to the game. But that's just what we're doing! As a way to let us publish more and better content for you to enjoy, we have collected the artist interviews, tutorials and other content in the new blog.

Just added: interviews with Maxïmo Park, Skywlkr and more. We've got loads of good material coming up, so don't forget to subscribe to the RSS feed to stay updated.

Check out the blog...


Olivia Broadfield's album pledge

Propellerhead blog

You might have heard her music on TV, or seen her in a Propellerhead video, or perhaps toyed with her music as a Reason demo song. Reason user and Propellerhead collaborator Olivia Broadfield is releasing her new album with PledgeMusic, and she's hoping to reach out to her fellow music-makers with the exclusives she has on offer.

Those who back her efforts with the new album from GBP12 or more will be eligible for a range of exclusives on completion. From her own ReFills with material from Olivia's private sound collection (full track vocals, piano riffs, guitar and percussion) to full blown music making kits, including Reason and Balance and more.

Everyone who pledges automatically gets a free download of Olivia's new album, which includes the song Early Hours, a featured demo song in Reason 7.

To get your hands on some amazing Reason-related exclusives, go to


New ReFills in the Shop

A fresh selection of ReFills awaits you in the shop: session drums, lush string ensembles or full-on dubstep mayhem. If that's what your next track needs, then you know where to look.

The Loop Loft Simon Phillips Session Tracks

Chock full of essential loops to form the building blocks of your rock songs, Session Tracks features master drummer Simon Phillips (The Who, Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Mick Jagger, Toto etc.) laying down groove after groove, inspired by some of rock’s greatest moments, from AC/DC to Led Zeppelin to ZZ Top. No MIDI, no machines - just real drums played by one of the best drummers in the world and customized for Reason.

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SM White Label Underground Dubstep

Inspired by the dystopian depths of south London comes Underground Dubstep: 400MB+ of intricate 2-step rhythms, brooding bass, murky melodics, heavy atmospheres, mournful vocals and more.
Eschewing the mainroom, Underground Dubstep goes back to the genre's deeper, darker and more atmospheric roots to deliver 100s of dubby grooves, heady broken beats, burly basslines, Detroit-esque chords, sensual synths and ghostly vocals for dubstep and electronica productions.

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Zampled Euphonic Strings

Euphonic Strings brings you highly playable, dynamic and beautiful sounding string sections for your Reason rack. Over 6 300 lovingly recorded 24-bit samples create some of the best strings you've ever heard in Reason. The refill includes basses, cellos, violas and violins as separate sections as well as full string sections. Whether you want an intimate string quartet for your folk song or a lush sounding full string section for your trance track, Euphonic Strings does the trick.

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