Arturia MatrixBrute Oscillators Overview

Arturia today released another preview of the MatrixBrute synth, featuring a look at the new synth’s oscillators. 

The second in Arturia’s MatrixBrute introduction tutorials explores the oscillator section, as well as its noise generator, audio modulations, paraphonic mode and duo-split mode.

The previous video, below, looked at the MatrixBrute’s filters:

Pricing and Availability

The Arturia MatrixBrute is available for pre-order with a street price of about US $2,000. See the Arturia site for more info.

19 thoughts on “Arturia MatrixBrute Oscillators Overview

    1. Love pink noise, but purple oscillators would also be cool!

      Seriously, this synth will likely be a beast, but such an odd time to see it come out with the poly revolution slowly emerging. The synthesis in me is excited, but the musician has its eyes/ears elsewhere..

      1. This synth will be a steaming piece of shit that never works properly from day one.

        This unfinished prototype they keep shooting vids of is as far as it will go. How much stuff still doesn’t work yet on it?

          1. Just look t the history of Arturia’s Big products, or even their lack of support for small products.

            Why does the screen not work?

            Why do they never show off the patch storage?

            What about the CV interfacing with other gear?

            Because none of that will ever work properly.

            1. I don’t think you watched the Episode 2 video. The screen seems to be working. You are a steaming pile of negativity.

                1. In all the other videos, the user mentions it doesn’t work.

                  Maybe it does here, or maybe its just showing random crap.

                  If you love this buy it, then we can mock you.

        1. Arturia did send me a new keybed for my minibrute without much hassle. It came with a raised key, like many did. If I hadn’t heard horror stories about the Origin I wouldn’t be wary of Arturia’s customer service, but I’m gonna wait out the first few months of people buying this synth before taking a serious look at it.

          1. With the Min they did try to resolve their keybed issues, though lots of people had problems getting service for this.

            With the Micro, they never bothered to answer questions about any of the little design flaws that make it something you move on from fairly quickly. The VCA bleed issues, the CV that needed you to tear the thing apart to adjust trim pots, the Gate overvoltage that required buffering…..the list goes on.

            I never bought an Origin, luckily.

  1. Can we get a sound designer with this thing so we can get some proper sounds? As much as I wanna love this synth, these videos from Arturia have some horrible synth sounds. I’m all for raw and harsh noise, but something a little more musical please.

  2. 2 grand for a 2 voice synth……welcome to 1974. At least the Behringer is 12 voices…..which only takes us back to 1985. This retro kick cracks me up. Tell me how this synth makes more sense than, say, a Yamaha MOX8, which costs several hundred less? Because it looks cool and can be edited on the fly?

    1. “Tell me how this synth makes more sense than, say, a Yamaha MOX8, which costs several hundred less? ”

      A more sensible comparison would be this vs other mono synths.

      Mono synths have completely different design goals than polysynths, so they usually have much more hands-on control and more flexible synthesis capabilities.

      Nobody’s going to buy this to make piano sounds or pads…

  3. This all sounds pretty cool to me, I really don’t understand the hate. I haven’t heard anything that sounds nasty, plastic, or cheap. It’s completely possible that Arturia fucks this whole synth up and it never lives up to it’s hype, but it might just be everything it promises; a monosynth with a diverse array of both filters and oscillators, great sounding digital effects, and insanely versatile modulation capabilities with the added bonus of extensive cv integration. I’m on board and hope to get one. Of course I’m going to wait for reviews to come back, but my hope is up. Maybe Arturia (much like Behringer) wants their newest product to revitalize their image.

    1. Simply because it looks big people expect it to sound like 5 moogs in a box. Their oscillator is great because it doesn’t sound big, but gives you a great amount of tonal variety instead.

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