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Groundswell of Third-Party Instructional Resources for Reason Version 4 Available

Multitude of innovative ways to get the most out of Propellerhead’s award winning software

(PresseBox) (Stockholm, ) Propellerhead Software is pleased to announce a host of in-depth, third-party instructional resources—available in print, video and online—in support of the Reason Version 4 launched September 2007. With these materials, ranging from special edition dedicated issues from Futuremusic, to books, DVDs, online tutorials and web courses offered by the renowned Berklee College of Music, users of all proficiency levels can quickly become power users in no time.

"Berklee joined forces with Propellerhead back in 2005 to develop accredited certificate programs based on Reason with the goal of helping people take their music making further," says Barry Kelly, Director of Marketing, "With updates to our curriculum beginning in January 2008, we’ll provide Reason users an even greater background with a set of tools and methods to maximize the quality and experience of their music production."


- Computer Music "Music Special: Reason 4 – The Unofficial Guide"

Published by: Future Music
Release date: January 2, 2008 (UK); January 30, 2008 (US)
Includes DVD ROM with two exclusive ReFills from Loopmasters and TrackTeam Audio
Price: £6.00 (UK)


Reason 4 Power! The Comprehensive Guide by Michael Prager
- Published by: Course Technology
- Release date: December 25, 2007
-Price: $39.99 (US)

Reason 4 Ignite! The Visual Guide for New Users by Matt Piper
- Published by: Course Technology
- Release date: February 2008
- Price: $24.99 (US)

Propellerhead Reason 4 Tips and Tricks by Hollin Jones
- Published by: PC Publishing
- Release date: May 2008
- Price: TBD

Music Production with Reason (English) by Heiner Kruse Musikproduktion mit Reason (Also available in German)
- Published by: Wizoo Publishing
- Release date: December 2007 (German); January 2008(English)
- Both include DVD
- Price: €39.00 (Euro)


Music Production with Reason 4 by Kurt Kurasaki and Josh Mobley (aka Neoverse)
- Published by: and Brainwerks
- Available now on DVD-ROM and via digital download/online streaming
- Price: $49.99

Reason Version 4 Tutorial DVD by ASK
- Published by: ASK Video
- Available now
- Price: $55 (US)

SWA Complete Reason 4 by
- Download/Online and DVD (Flash format)
- Release Date: ETA Early January 2008
- Price: $34.95 (download/online), $44.95 (DVD)

What’s New In Reason 4 by Jeff Dykhouse
- Published by:
- Available on DVD and by online subscription
- Price: $54.95 (US)

Online Courses

Producing Music with Reason, Desktop Music Production and Sound Design with Reason
- Start Date: January 7th 2008 with more courses coming in Spring Term/April 2008
- Price: check website for more info:

For a glimpse into all the new Reason features, go to:

Propellerhead Software

Propellerhead Software is a privately owned company based in Stockholm, Sweden. Formed in 1994, Propellerhead has created some of the most innovative new music software (ReBirth, ReCycle and Reason) and technology standards, including ReWire and the REX file format, which are used extensively in all kinds of music production. Propellerhead ReBirth program was the first virtual emulation of vintage analog gear— a trend that now dominates music software.