In this issue:
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.
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.
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
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.