Nucleus SoundLab has released a brand new Reason ReFill for the Korg Mono/Poly Rack Extension called Analog Theory! Featuring over 100 Combinator patches designed by veteran Reason sound designers split into 10 categories for fast patch selection, Analog Theory is the perfect ReFill for taking advantage of the awesome Korg Mono/Poly Rack Extension.
Looking for classic arcade game sounds for your song? Ochen K’s new Chip64 Vintage Chip Synth for Reason has your sounds covered! With emulations of 5 classic computer chips from platforms like NES, ColecoVision, Atari 2600 and Commodore 64, the Chip64 Rack Extension features a four note free running sequencer, an aggressive multi-mode filter, LFO, and a modulation envelope with nine destinations.
Here’s an interesting Rack Extension that is a first for the Reasonverse – the Executioner DJ Mixer by Lab:One Recordings. A 4 in, 2 out mixer with 4 effects sends/returns that includes 3 band EQ with kills, filtering, cue control (for second set of outputs) and the obligatory crossfader with curve control.
Synapse Audio, the makers of Antidote, have a brand new Rack Extension in the Prop Shop this week called the Synapse Ninety Vintage Phaser. Based on the legendary Phase 90 pedal made famous by guitar players like Eddie Van Halen and David Gilmour, this recreation includes many more controls and options than the original. Now those of you keeping track may remember that Synapse released the Synapse AP-12 Analog Phaser last year too much acclaim. So what’s the difference?
Around the turn of the century I was working graveyards at a local copy center running ads, manuals, etc… Between setting up jobs I’d peruse EBay for strange synthesizers, the prize of which were the Russian synths with names like Polivoks, Electronica 3M-25, and the RITM-2. Why am I telling you this? Red Rock Sound has released a brand new synthesizer for Reason called the Ivoks Electromusical Synthesizer Rack Extension based on the legendary Formanta Polivoks synthesizer!
Last time we built a basic monosynth using modular synthesis in Reason. What we have so far is pretty simple; a single oscillator sawtooth wave triggered by an envelope generator. So far it’s nothing fancy so this time I’m going to be building it up by adding a second oscillator and showing you how to apply vibrato using the mod wheel.