New Reason Rack Extension by Cakewalk: RE-2A Leveling Amplifier now available on the Propellerhead shop

Faithfully modeled after one of the most sought after studio compressors in history, the RE-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier brings the silky, smooth sound of this highly desirable unit right into Reason’s Rack Extension.

Since the 1960s, professional engineers have relied on the unique characteristics of this electro-optical tube-based compressor to work its magic on all kinds of sources, including guitars, bass, pads, and especially vocals.

Previously only available to big studios that could afford these all tube units, the RE-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier lets you wield this legendary sonic weapon in your own studio, on your own tracks. With only a few simple controls, it’s easy to use and provides instant gratification with professional results. Get the kind of smooth, warm sound heard on so many classic recordings, at a fraction of the cost and with modern convenience.

-Meticulously modeled by Cakewalk
-Zero latency for realitime tracking and mixing
-Up to 40dB of smooth, transparent gain reduction
-Frequency dependent compression
-Program dependent attack/release
-Fully modeled “R37” HF Pre-emphasis control
-Dual photocell reset modes (Classic & Fast Reset)
-Use side-chain compression for ducking, de-essing, pumping, and more
-Modulate other effects using the Gain Reduction CV Output

Now available on the Propellerhead Shop for Reason 6.5 users. Buy it today or try it for free!

How to ReWire Reason in SONAR X1

Our friends over at Obedia Tutor have created this simple video to show how to ReWire other software like Reason, Ableton, and Fruity Loops to be used inside SONAR X1.

If you already own software like Reason, Ableton, and Fruity Loops and would like to purchase SONAR X1, you can now purchase the SONAR X1 Producer Crossgrade for just $299 for a limited time.

If you would like to learn more through one-on-one training, you can now get 15 free credits for SONAR X1 training by Obedia.

Classic Cakewalk Tip: Complete Guide to using Rewire with SONAR

SONAR & SONAR Home Studio’s ability to work with ReWire brings exciting new possibilities to already comprehensive programs. ReWire is a software technology that allows two programs to work together in a tightly integrated way. Want to use Propellerhead Software’s Reason as a rack of virtual instruments for SONAR or Home Studio? Done. How about shooting ReBirth’s cool drum and bass line modules into SONAR or Home Studio to get rhythm section ideas down fast? Easy. Care to integrate the live performance features of Ableton’s Live! with backing tracks previously recorded in SONAR or Home Studio? Sure.

Do all this and more with Craig Anderton’s Guide to Rewire at