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DSI/Sequential Prophet 6 Sound Design

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Once again, it’s an honor to have been asked to be on the sound design team for Dave Smith Instruments. Having regained the old “Sequential Circuits” moniker, the company is now DSI/Sequential! It’s only fitting that the new synthesizer is a six voice polyphonic instrument dubbed the Prophet 6! Synth legend, John […]

Buchla 208 Music Easel - Slider Cleaning!

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

While vintage synthesizers are amazingly good fun for the sound and historic value, they do require a lot of care. I’ve owned this vintage Buchla system for nearly 25 years, and it was finally time to take on the daunting task of servicing the sliders. The controls were sticking and at certain points […]

DSI Pro 2 Patches

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Programming the Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 synthesizer can be a fairly labor intensive task. While I am compelled to use the [Latch 1] + [Hold] patch reset shortcut and start a new sound from scratch, I find myself creating up the same types of patches. As a time saving measure I’ve made […]

Cassette Recording Audio Processor Rack Extension

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

The Cassette Recorder Audio Processor Rack Extension is an analog emulation effect for the Reason Rack that will enhance your audio with the smoothness and colour unique to analog recording. Yes, CRAPRE adds the warming sound of ground loops and tape hiss while enhancing incoming signals with harmonic destroytion! Our crap staff […]

Alias8 CV Modular Patch Challenge!

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Thanks to all those who participated. We now have a winner!
Modular Patch Challenge

Alias8 CV Controller Rack Extension

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The Alias8 Rack Extension is all about control. Place the device at the top of your rack, route some connections, customize the labels, and start tweaking. Once your routings are configured, you no longer have to scroll through to find that all important filter knob or trigger button in your complex rack setup. […]

Reason CV Tutorial Series

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

As the Reason ecosystem continues to grow with many unique control voltage rack extensions, it seems important to provide new users with a means of learning CV routing. To get things started, I’ve put together some basic tutorials. These are based on some past works and updated for Reason 7. This is […]

Buffre / Spacre Bundle

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Purchase Buffre Beat Repeater and get Spacre Blank Plate as a free add-on to your Reason Rack Extension inventory. Details on the Buffre/Spacre Bundle page in the Propellerhead Shop.

Directre Audio Router

Monday, March 4th, 2013

DIRECTRE is an audio routing utility designed to work as a hub for a live performance using Propellerhead Reason. Directre’s audio switching synchronizes to the tempo of a song. With a press of a button, a channel switch is cued to open or close at the beginning of a measure, beat, or 1/8th […]

TR-606 Drumatix Refill

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

My latest Reason Refill project is a multi-sampled Roland TR-606 Drumatix drum machine. This unit belongs to a friend who was having issues with the 606 not powering up. As it turns out, it wouldn’t power up with batteries, but works fine with a power adapter. The problem was that a lead to […]

Buffre Song Challenge Winners

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Congratulations to Synaptic Machines and Department of Energy for their winning submission in the Buffre Song Challenge

BUFFRE Song Challenge

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

The Buffre Song Challenge is a songwriting and music production contest of skill with Propellerhead Reason! Show us how you use the Buffre Beat Repeater Rack Extension in conjunction with the world class recording, mixing, and sound design features of Reason.