We explore Reason’s new flagship synth: Europa.
In the early sealed world of the Reason Rack new versions generally centred around new devices. Rack Extensions changed all that, and we’ve had a few years of updates that have developed the app’s core DAW functionality. So it’s really exciting to get an old-school device drop that raises the baseline instrument list for all users.
Reason 10 has two new A-grade synths: Europa and Grain. Grain is an absolute beauty: a granular scanning synth which uses any sample as its sonic starting point. We’ll return to it soon. Europa is a versatile, general-purpose synth that takes over the top-dog spot from Thor. Despite the possible name connotations, it’s neither a Jupiter clone nor modern modular, it’s at heart a wavetable synth with...
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