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Taylor

Taylor
July 10, 2012

Reason 6.5 and Rack Extensions

Reason, the well loved all in one software package by Swedish design freaks, Propellerhead, has come a long way. Those of us running with it since the earliest versions will often report having been around for its predecessor ReBirth. ReBirth was an 808, 909, sequencing emulator that ran well on older PCs at the end of the 90s and had one of the sexiest interfaces of its time. Looking at it, you could almost see Reason coming. The beautiful graphic interface was nice enough, but eventually it went through a series of customized versions and developed a very enthusiastic user community. This was at a time when jumping into recording on the home computer was having mixed results for anyone who didn’t build their system with exactly the right components. I remember these dark days well. I think around the time I got into ReBirth I was using CakeWalk …