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

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

Stockholm, Sweden (December 18th, 2007) – 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, Berkleemusic.com. “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.”

Third-Party Resources Available For Reason Version 4


  • 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)
  • www.computermusic.co.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: Grooveboxmusic.com and Brainwerks
  • Available now on DVD-ROM and via digital download/online streaming
  • Price: $49.99

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

  • SWA Complete Reason 4 by Streamworksaudio.com
  • 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: Howaudio.com
  • 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 Berkleemusic.com
  • Start Date: January 7th 2008 with more courses coming in Spring Term/April 2008
  • Price: check website for more info: www.berkleemusic.com

For a glimpse into all the new Reason features, go to: www.propellerheads.se/reason
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