Software Featured in Technology Showcase at Festival in Barcelona
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN • 17 JUNE 2004 – Propellerhead Software, the Swedish company behind acclaimed products such as Reason, ReCycle and ReBirth, is very proud to be invited by the highly acclaimed Sónar Festival to host a special event at the Sónarama showcase, an integral part of the Sónar Festival in Barcelona, Spain on June 17-19, 2004.
Propellerhead Software teamed up with Novation, the makers of mobile controllers for music software such as Propellerheads Reason 2.5. The international recording and performing artist Funk D'Void will present a live set performed on an Apple Powerbook, Reason Software and one Novation X-Station at the Sónarama showcase.
Funk D'Void is very enthusiastic about his new recording and performing setup. He will use this technology exclusively on his upcoming tour, replacing all of the hardware equipment he has used in the past. I feel like the first time I discovered MIDI. Switching to this setup has been one of the biggest changes in the way I work. Since doing the switch, I've felt like a kid locked up in a candy store. I cant get enough, commented Funk D'Void about his move from a traditional hardware synth setup to compact PowerBook, Reason and the X-Station system.
Reason is an enormously successful software title for both Windows and Mac OS platforms that emulates a rack of electronic synthesizers, samplers, drum machines and mixing equipment. Reason has been awarded Editor's Choice Awards from Electronic Musician, MacWorld, Remix, Computer Music magazines, cnet.com, the mipa award for Best Software Instrument and the highly coveted TEC award.
Sónar is an International Festival of cutting edge multi-media arts held yearly in Barcelona, Spain. Sónar presents more than 300 activities including DJ sets, concerts, titles projected at the SónarCinema and works in every multimedia format: installations, Net art, design, music, film, etc. Sónar is the essential meeting point for an alert public, cutting-edge artists and the most influential professionals from the sectors of music and modern arts. More information about the Sónar Festival is available at: www.sonar.es
More Information about the artist can be found at: www.funkdvoid.com
Formed in 1994, Propellerhead Software is a privately owned company based in Stockholm, Sweden. Renowned for its musician-centric approach, Propellerhead has created some of the world’s most innovative music software applications, interfaces and technology standards. Musicians, producers and the media have praised Figure, Reason, ReCycle and ReBirth applications for being inspiring, great sounding and of impeccable quality. Technologies such as ReWire and the REX file format are de-facto industry standards, implemented in all major music software. Today, Propellerhead’s products are used all over the world by hundreds of thousands of professionals and enthusiasts for all kinds of music making. http://www.propellerheads.se
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