Music buying needs to become fun again…

Music buying needs to become fun again…

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  • Posted on January 1, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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Fellow blogger Paul Sinclair, of Super Deluxe Edition, recently revealed that branches of recently resurrected UK music store chain, HMV, are beginning to close. It appears current owners, Hilco, are rationalising their estate. I find the demise of HMV incredibly sad. Back in the 70sand early 80s, living in Norwich, we had a plethora of […]

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Video Sync for Reason

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  • Posted on April 22, 2012 - 3:50 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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One thing often levelled at Reason for not being a “proper” DAW is it’s lack of Video Sync capabilities, which means that anyone wishing to write music to film can’t consider using Reason alone. Well, that might all now be about to change with the release of ReSync from the guys at ReTouch Control. These […]

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New Emulator EIII ReFill from Bitley™

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  • Posted on September 24, 2011 - 1:12 pm
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Those of you who already own Bitley™’s Fairlight XXL or II+ ReFill will have already experienced these brilliant sounds from Patrick’s own Emulator EIII but now, they are available as a separate item for the first time. Priced at a very modest $25, you can now get to grips with some classic sounds from E-MU’s […]

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Reason 6 Upgrade – Pay What You Want

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  • Posted on September 21, 2011 - 12:37 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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Yup, you read that right! Announced today by Propellerhead Software, if you are a registered user of Reason Record Duo, you can upgrade to Reason 6 and the price is totally down to you*!! Crazy? Is there a catch? What the fuck????? *Anything you want, as long as anything is at least $1.00/€1.00 Nope, it’s […]

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Countdown to Reason 6…

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  • Posted on September 17, 2011 - 1:49 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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We are now in the final two week phase before the release of version 6 of Propellerhead Software’s flagship music production tool, Reason. In 13 days time (Sept. 30th 2011), the most powerful and advanced version of this amazing tool will be in our grubby little hands. For those of us who already live in […]

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Fairlight XXL – The Big Picture

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  • Posted on September 17, 2011 - 12:12 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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Last week, Patrick, the creator of the now famous Fairlight XXL ReFill, uploaded this picture to his site. It perfectly illustrates the immense depth and number of instruments contained in this sound library. Click on the image below for a full size version and unless you have a giant monitor with huge resolution, you’re gonna […]

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Ed Bauman (EditED4TV) presents 88mph ReFill for Propellerhead’s Reason

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  • Posted on September 7, 2011 - 11:20 am
  • By Failed Muso
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His videos have been shared all over the internet and we have all marvelled at how dead on accurate his instrument recreations are but now, for the first time, Ed Bauman is sharing his wonderful creations with us all. If you haven’t heard of his series of what he calls “ReCovers” under the moniker of […]

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Jiggery Pokery’s Additions ReFill

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  • Posted on August 5, 2011 - 11:53 am
  • By Failed Muso
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I’ve been sat here now for about 20 minutes trying to think of suitable superlatives to describe this thing!! It’s freaking awesome!! It’s inspirational! It’s packed full of amazing sounds! It has Wendy Carlos samples!! It’s only £29.95 FFS!! Seriously, Matt has outdone himself yet again with a superb collection of additive synthesis patches that […]

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Beyond All Reason

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  • Posted on July 18, 2011 - 11:31 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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As sure as night follows day, the moment Sweden’s top music making software developer Propellerhead announces a new release, in this case Reason 6, the internet sees a rise in people afflicted with a bad case of the stupid and we (those of us in music making circles, anyway) get inundated with posts, messages and […]

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Reason 6 Announced!

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  • Posted on July 12, 2011 - 12:03 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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About 45 minutes ago, Propellerheads announced Reason 6. The big news here is that Record is dead. But don’t worry. It’s simply been completely integrated into Reason, which is all Record was anyway 🙂 I’m sure that all Record users, like me, rarely even opened up Reason, choosing to live in the far more powerful […]

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