New in Reason 9 Instruments Effects Creative Flow Mixing Recording Rack Extensions Sounds


Realize your musical ideas with Reason’s arsenal of instruments.
Add, play, tweak, combine and mix as many of each as you can possibly want


Thor Polysonic Synthesizer
Semi-modular instrument with God-like synthesis power. Build your sounds from 50 years of collected synth history.
Malström Grantable Synthesizer
Fusing the best parts of granular and wavetable synthesis, it has a sound like nothing else.

Subtractor Analog Synthesizer
Warm, straightforward and easy to use. Subtractor is most Reason users go-to synthesizer

Kong Drum Designer
16 pads of complete inspiration. Use samples, synthesis, physical modeling and effects to build the drum machine of your dreams.

Redrum Drum Computer
Reason’s drum machine. If you like the classic pattern based machines from the 80s, then this one is for you.

Dr. Octo Rex Loop Player
Versatile and flexible loop player that turns static loops into playable musical instruments.

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Scales & Chords
Use it to stay always in key, or use its one-finger chords to explore rich harmonic options that you might not have thought about.

Dual Arpeggio
Create flowing arpeggio lines with these two powerful polyphonic, pattern based arpeggiators.

Note Echo
This unit can create interesting effects with pitch and time: Strumming, glissandos, chord stabs and much more.

NN-XT Advanced Sampler
Play gigabytes of rich and complex, multi-layered instruments from the Reason sound bank. Or sample and build your own!
NN-19 Sampler
Quick and easy sampler with an intuitive workflow and plenty of real-time modulation capabilities.
ID-8 Instrument Device
A songwriter’s best friend. When all you need is quick access to your most used instruments, ID 8 is there for you.

Extending your Rack

Want even more instruments? With the Rack Extension technology the Reason rack opens up to third party developers too.

Propellerhead and leading third party developers offers a great selection of instruments as add-ons to your Reason rack.

Rack Extensions - Add-on instruments and effects from Propellerhead and third party developers.

Include your MIDI synths in your music making. Reason’s External MIDI Instrument will play all your MIDI synths, beatboxes and whatnot from Reason's sequencer and control your external MIDI gear with the full automation that Reason users have come to expect.

MIDIExternal MIDI Instrument - Bringing your MIDI equipment to your Reason tracks.

Creative Control
Combine, layer and mix instruments and effects to create rich, production-ready and performance-friendly sounds that can be loaded up in an instant.
A classic, monophonic arpeggiator with some creative twists to create arpeggiated melody lines from the chords you are playing.