We hope everyone had a good holiday season, new year's celebrations, and that you're enjoying the second to last year of the Mayan calendar. We've got a lot of exciting plans for this year and we can't wait to share with you all. In fact we're starting with some cool new stuff in this newsletter so sit back, relax, and get your link-clicking finger ready!

In this issue:
  • Artist Feature - Stromae
  • New ReFills in the Prop Shop
  • Yearnin' for Learnin': New Tutorials
  • Facebook and Twitter Reminder
  • Straight from the Interwebs
Artist Feature - Stromae
In late 2009 Stromae released "Alors on Danse" in Belgium. After a single play on radio, audience requests instantly launched it into regular rotation. From Belgium it spread to Germany, and from Germany it spread to the rest of Europe.
In a matter of months Stromae had a number 1 hit on his hands in 16 countries around the world and was launching the single in the US with a new Kanye West feature. Alors on Danse was produced the same way Stromae's much-anticipated follow-up will be: entirely in Reason.
In this special artist interview, Stromae sits down with us to show how "Alors on Danse" was made - part by part and sound by sound.
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New ReFills in the Prop Shop Sample Magic Toolroom Samples
In collaboration with Toolroom Records, Sample Magic proudly announces the first in their exclusive new series of label-themed packs - cutting edge royalty-free samples from the world's most upfront dance label.
The Loop Loft Cinematic Drums
From thunderous walls of pounding toms, to angst-ridden, heart pulsing beats, The Loop Loft's Cinematic Drums is a must-have for anyone who composes for the moving picture.
Goldbaby The SP1200 vol.2
The SP1200 vol.2 is Goldbaby's next installment of killer samples from the SP1200 and SP12. The legendary grit and warmth of these samplers gives this sample pack a very distinctive character.
Sounds and Effects Netherworld
Netherworld from Sounds and Effects inhabits a dark place between musical sounds and sound effects, perfect for electronic, soundtracks and dark ambient.

New Tutorials for Reason Mastery macProVideo.com - The Combinator
3 hours of videos that will show you how to use the Combinator in exciting new ways for bigger synths, better beats, and masterful remixes.
Enter this coupon code for 50% off on all MacProVideo's Reason and Record titles: 11propellerhead50
Groove 3 - Reason 5 Explained
If you're new to Reason 5, this is the ultimate guide to get up and running and making music! DAW mad man Scott Griggs takes you step by step from the beginning, all the way to making your first track.
Reason 5 Explained is available at 50% off throughout January!

Stalk us on Social Media If you're not following us on twitter or liking us on Facebook, you're missing out on one of the best ways to stay up to date on all things Propellerhead.

Straight from the Interwebs Since you've probably been busy this month googling words like Snowpocalypse and Snowmageddon, we've done you a favor and scanned around for some cool Propellerhead web gems for you.
Lucky Date Video Tutorial
Learn how to create the famous synth sound from "Afrojack - Take Over Control" in Reason
Is this 1999? A new Rebirth Mod!
A new mod for the original ReBirth for Windows and Mac was just released, we're amazed! Check out PXL9000 Sniper from Bob Humid
"DAW of the year" has a nice ring to it
Musicradar names Record Reason Duo "DAW of the year". Thanks, we're honored!