Propellerhead UK distributor, Sound Technology Ltd, is pleased to announce Reason 8 is coming on 30th September 2014!

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Propellerhead Software today announced a major new version of its award-winning Reason music production platform. Reason 8 builds on the legendary music production software by introducing a completely redesigned user interface and streamlined workflow that makes it easy to create amazing music, faster than ever.

“Around the world, musicians and producers use Reason because it’s the most fun and inspiring music creation platform available,” said Leo Nathorst-Böös, Propellerhead Product Marketing Manager. “For Reason 8, we’ve taken everything people love about Reason and introduced a streamlined new user interface that makes it easier for new users to get started, and more fun for seasoned users to work faster.”

Reason is the music software made with one thing in mind: you. And whatever music is on your mind, Reason makes it easier to bring it out.Version 8 brings a faster and easier interface with a whole new look and an even smoother creative flow. Drag and drop everything and everywhere. Find inspiring sounds instantly in the new, always open browser. Explore new amp and speaker models from Softube. Go faster from good ideas to great music than ever before. This is your Reason. This is Reason 8.

⁃ Find sounds and instruments for your music with the new and intuitive browser.
⁃ Drag and drop everything, everywhere. Drag patches to instruments, instruments to the sequencer, audio to the track list.
⁃ Work faster and more streamlined than ever with Reason’s new updated look and feel
⁃ Record your guitar and bass tracks with the new amplifier and speaker models from Softube.

Pricing and availability
Reason 8 will be available for purchase worldwide on September 30, 2014 at the following suggested retail pricing:

Reason 8 - £349 RRP inc VAT

Reason Essentials 8 - £99 RRP inc VAT

Reason 8 Upgrade (from any previous Reason version) - £89 RRP inc VAT

More information regarding Reason 8 will be announced towards the release date.

In the meantime customers who purchase Reason 7 - a full copy or an upgrade from an earlier version - from 1 July 2014 onwards receive Reason 8 free.

Reason 7 grace period

Reason 7 is available as a boxed product from a UK retailer or a download from Propellerhead. We recommend you check prices carefully as the boxed copies from stores are often far cheaper than the full RRP Propellerhead charge for the download direct. Here's a list of UK retailers to try:

Propellerhead is distributed in the UK and ROI by Sound Technology Ltd. For more information please call 01462 480000 or visit and