Sounds With an inspiring sound bank, chock-full of loops, drums, synths, samples and effects, Reason has a rack for any sound you can imagine.

Finding that right sound is an important part of the musical process. With gigabytes of carefully sculpted synths, samples, drum kits, loops and effects for every conceivable style, Reason's built-in sound bank is packed with everything you'll need from the start.

Ready to inspire, all of Reason's sounds have been crafted by our team of expert sound designers, and producers like Death Cab for Cutie's Jason McGerr, Bomb Squad's Hank Shocklee, Black Eyed Peas' Printz Board, DJ Lucky Date, Kill the Noise, and others.

Hearing is believing The best way to get to know the sound of Reason is to experience first hand. Check out these audio examples to hear what Reason is capable of.

A collection of examples of patches from the Reason Factory Sound Bank:

By the numbers

Reason doesn't just come with great devices capable of creating any sound you can imagine. It also comes stocked full with thousands of patches, presets, and loops to get you inspired.

Over 4,000 instrument patches, 1,000+ mixing/mastering effects, and over 3,000 loops. It's enough to satisfy even the most eclectic tastes. For those who like to keep score at home, here's a breakdown of the factory sound bank content:

Sounds and instruments

531 Bass
466 Synth Lead
480 Synth Poly
388 Pads
187 Synth FX
174 Rhythmic
520 Drums and Percussion
208 Performance Patches
170 Textures and Musical FX
41 Sequenced
54 Orchestral
75 Bells and Mallets
40 Sound FX
121 Piano and Keyboard
79 Voice and Choir
59 Brass
88 Strings
258 Guitar and Plucked
77 Organ
43 Reed and Pipe
2760 Drum and Music Loops

Mixing and mastering

179 Delay
214 Dynamics
144 Modulation
43 Gating & Choppers
96 Fidelity FX
117 EQ & Filtering
54 Multi FX
34 Mastering
38 Pattern Based
180 Reverb
9 Beat Repeater
14 Instrument Processors
24 Line 6 Guitar Amp
15 Utility
4 MIDI Controlled FX
12 Line 6 Bass Amp
25 Pitch Processing
7 Vocoder
5 Voice Synth