Propellerhead Record: Resolution Magazine Review
14th December '09
“The ‘sealed’ system provides unparalleled stability and efficiency, the Reason devices have always provided and fun and colour, and Record continues in that vein. And the time stretching algorithms are truly stunning.”
Audio production magazine Resolution review's Propellerhead’s Record this month. Unsurprisingly the response is fantastic.
Propellerhead Record gives you unlimited audio tracks; world-class effects and mixing gear, and a whole new take on music recording. With an intuitive, straightforward interface and a hands-on approach to capturing performances, Record was designed for musicians - not audio engineers. This is recording done right.
“It‘s worth noting that there are improvements over Reason’s functionality in the rack and sequencer. The rack is no longer restricted to a single unit’s width, and there are improvements in the way patching works. The sequencer makes chopping and moving bits of audio around very straightforward, and adopts a useful and intuitive comping system that is not a million miles from Logic’s Quick Swipe function”.
“Possibly Record’s best feature is its ‘always on’ time stretching, with two fantastic algorithms. Simply change the BPM and all the audio follows in the most invisible manner. Even the most extreme variations of tempo (between 1bpm and 999bpm) seem to retain all the frequency response of the originally recorded audio with a remarkable ‘hi-fi’ quality. Handy for slowing down to record the difficult bits!”
“In use Record is fun, and you could imagine musicians finding this rather easier than learning Logic’s foibles and intricacies…”
To read the full review, pick up the November/December Issue of Resolution Magazine (V8.8) on sale now. Propellerhead Record is available now at £229 RRP.