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2 December 2015

   Essence demo refill is out

ESSENCE is the most versatile and complex refill that we have ever created.
Now you can check out the demo versions:


Contents: 12 Combinators, 27 NN-XT patches and 1 demosong (Golden triangle), based on 200 MB samples. Download it now!


14 September 2015

   Video review of ESSENCE


28 July 2015

   ESSENCE is out!

PinkNoise Studio proudly presents ESSENCE.
Our aim was to create a general purpose refill library that is useful for anyone, whether they are beginners or professional musicians.

ESSENCE is the first refill that 100% compatible with both Reason Essential and Reason.


21 February 2014

   ORANGE4 has been released

We're proud to present: ORANGE4 is finally out!

ORANGE4 is a wavetable synth refill, based on the sounds of the famous Waldorf MicroWave Xtk synthesizer.

ORANGE3 and LEMON users can upgrade, for a special price please login and check the special offers page!

At the same time LEMON has been discontinued - R.I.P.


26 April 2013

   KLP2 has been released

Our brand new refill is out! KLP2 is a loop based melodic arpeggiator & bass sequence player for Reason 6.

KLP2 gives you a totally new inspiring way to mix, modify and tweak sequence runs on the fly.



14 March 2013

   We are 10 years old!

Reasonbanks is now celebrating its 10-years anniversary!

How quickly time flies! It seems to us that it was only yesterday when we launched in March 2003. We were all so excited about the upcoming Reason 2.5! :)

One decade is a long time in the life of a soundware development company.

We would like to celebrate somehow our birthday... but instead of musing on the past, we now give you a little part of our history and release Sonic-O-Tool as a free refill!

Sonic-O-Tool - if you remember this name, it means that you most probably are a Reason-veteran. This product was our very first commercial refill and it was originally developed to Reason 1 in 2002.

Sonic-O-Tool is a real classic and a must have for every Reason user.

You can download it now for free, enjoy!:)


01 March 2013

   Dropped prices...

We have significatnly dropped our prices!

As stated below, and are separated today. In addition to this development we are happy to annonce that we have significantly reduced our prices.

Buy now and your earnings will be increased by 16-26%! :)



23 February 2013

   Changes in our webshops...

Important changes in our webshops

This is to announce that from 1 March 2013 kontaktbanks and reasonbanks will be divided into independent selling platforms, and our designated soundbank types will be developed and released separately.

Following this reorganisation the product licences will only contain one format: you can buy the refill version in the reasonbanks' webshop, while the kontakt versions will be available only in kontaktbanks' webshop.

These changes are not retrospective: licences that were purchased before 1 March 2013 will continue to contain both Kontakt and Reason refill versions, and both versions of products so purchased will remain available as well.



13 February 2013

   Just for fun... :)

We have created two great wallpapers for your desktop, they're based on the graphical design of QuickSilver refill:


QuickSilver Colour      QuickSilver dark

Click on the picture to download!


31 December 2012

   We wish you a Happy New Year!


5 June 2012

   PinkNoise Studio proudly presents: VOYAGER

This is it. After such a long development, VOYAGER refill has been finished and is available now!

VOYAGER is an analogue synth refill, based on the sounds of the famous Minimoog Voyager synthesizer.


26 January 2012

   PinkNoise Studio is 15 years old now

Yes. It's a long time… when we started, there were no soft-samplers in existence. We worked on hardware sampler cards which carried a very limited capacity.

Gravis Ultrasound, Turtle Beach Maui, Tropez, Pinnacle, Terratec EWS64… does anyone remember them at all?

These samplers educated us, and we have learned a lot of things - for example how to optimize our libraries and how to fit a sampled instrument into 4, 8 or 32 MB of RAM. They also taught us that quality always prevails over quantity.

Since then the world of sampling has dramatically changed. The hardware samplers slowly but surely disappeared. Now we use software samplers - they provide us with practically unlimited capacity, and carry so many features that we have never been able to imagine before. We have terabytes of libraries - no limits.

But we never forget where we are coming from and we remain committed to our fundamental value: quality must win over quantity.

OK, that's all for pathos...


22 December 2010

   Analogue Monsters again...

Analogue Monsters 3 FREE edition is out!


AM3 FREE edition is a "must have" collection for every Reason users. It provides a great basic set of vintage and modern analogue synthesizer sounds, covering arps, bass, leads, pads, mono- and poly keys, based on nine famous analogue synthesizers.

And the best: it's completely free!



23 November 2010

New site launched!

Well, strictly speaking it's not a Reason related news, but today is a great day for us: after many months of planning and developing, we launch a new sister site of reasonbanks: has opened today!

As its name suggests, this site is dedicated to Kontakt, the industry standard sampler from Native Instruments.

At the same time we are proud to present Revolver for Kontakt, our very first library available in native Kontakt format.

The Kontakt version of Revolver is not just a conversion! It has been entirely rebuilt starting from the scratch, and thanks to the Kontakt's advanced scripting technology we were able to create a software instrument that sounds and behaves as a real hardware!

We have also made some improvements on reasonbanks, most of which are imperceptible, but believe us: we have devoted a lot of work to it. You can notice that the design has been changed a bit as well. We hope you like it.

By the way: from now on you can follow us on


31 May 2010

New Analogue Monster: REVOLVER is out!



30 April 2010

  Goodbye DVD!

The commerce of CD and DVD versions of our products (that need physical shipping) will be discontinued from 3 May 2010.

Thanks to the general use of broadband internet the disk versions have become obsolete in the past few years.

So we will only distribute our refills in downloadable format , and we believe this is the most comfortable option for all of us.



New bundled packs - you can save 25%

In addition to the BIG BUNDLE, we created two more bundled packages, as we think these refills belong together and somehow they complement well each other.

Waldorf Bundle: ORANGE3 + LEMON

The ultimate package for Waldorf fans. Three Waldorf synths in one pack, based on 3.7 GB sample source. You get also the Keyboard Loop player as a bonus.


Eric's Bundle: Analog Night + Quadrasynth Story

Two "classic" NN-XT synth refill from Eric Corminier, aka "".
A great collection for every musician, and for French people, it is a must have! ;-)

Bundled versions are available in our e-shop.


31 December 2009

  Mountain Synth - new free refill


How can we celebrate the fantastic new 2010 year? Yes, with a new free refill!:)

Mountain Synth is a free refill from Eric Corminier aka, inspired by the big mountains of the French Alps.

38 Combinator patches
79 Thor patches

Audio demos:   first loop      second loop

Mountain synth is available for free. Login, download and enjoy! :)


We wish you Happy New Year and all the best for 2010! :)


24 November 2009

  Lemon review in Music Tech Magazine

Lemon received MusicTech Excellence Award and got 10/10 points in the issue 81 of Music Tech Magazine (UK)   read Lemon review

User reviews have been updated as well.

By the way, you can write your own review by clicking here.


6 November 2009

  Analogue Monsters 3.12 has been released

Analogue Monsters 3We released the improved AM3 patchbank today.
It contains a vast number of of exciting new Combinator and NN-XT patches.

What's new:
- some minor fixes
- 65 new Combinator patches (264 in total)
- 40 new NN-XT patches (1284 in total)

You can read the complete change log here.

AM 3.12 is a free update. If you are a lucky Analogue Monsters owner, please login to download it. You will find the new patchbank in the "Product downloads: Refills" section.



16 October 2009

  New demo refill

LEMON New LEMON demo refill is out & available for free download.

We tried to give you a little taste of the full version of LEMON.

Contents: 9 Combinator patches, 9 NN-XT patches and 1 ReDrum kit, based on 77 MB samples (124 wav & 6 rex files).

format: zip      file size: 43.1 MB 

LEMON download page



2 October 2009

  new refill: keyboard loop player

new refill: keyboard loop player



12 September 2009

  Marco demonstrates LEMON

Producers conference13 September, Rotterdam: Marco Raaphorst will do a one hour workshop in which he will show step-by-step how to create a Keyboard Loop Player using DrREX and Thor devices in the Combinator.

If Keyboard Loop Player sounds familiair, that's right, this technique was used in Reasonbanks Refill Lemon as well. Marco will show how cool LEMON sounds, and how flexible this configuration works for live playing.

For more info check the official website



06 August 2009

  New refill: LEMON is out!

LEMON is a Reason 4 synth refill & multisample library based on the sounds of 3 legendary Waldorf synthesizers: Waldorf Attack, Waldorf Microwave XTk and Waldorf micro Q


These synths have the same special character that make them famous: we tried to keep the original Waldorf sound while programmed them carefully in NN-XT and Combinator, so LEMON has developed into a colourful new synth in your Reason rack...   more


08 July 2009

  New secret weapon

it is time to reveal our new secret weapon:



LEMON is our new REASON4 refill, featuring "Keyboard Loop Player", which is a new Combi instrument that enables you to play bass & melodic loops on your midi keyboard.


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