Arturia Intros MiniBrute SE Analog Synthesizer

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At Musikmesse 2014, Arturia today introduced a ‘special edition’ of their MiniBrute synthesizer, the MiniBrute SE.

The MiniBrute SE shares the same physical footprint as the original MiniBrute, but adds:

  • The SE edition features brushed aluminium casing with wooden sides
  • An all-new step Sequencer expands playing options with the MiniBrute SE, with six Pattern sequences with up to 64 steps Users can create new musical phrases from existing ones by changing the playback Mode, Gate Len (timing), and Swing settings in real-time.

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Arturia MiniBrute Analog Synthesizer Review

JK Swopes of SoundsAndGear reviews the Arturia MiniBrute, starting with the ‘presets’ and going on to demonstrates the sound range of the analog synth:

Finally checking out the awesome little analog synthesizer from Arturia called the MiniBrute. This is a fully analog synthesizer with a Steiner-Parker filter, CV in/out, MIDI, and USB, all in a nice 25 key aluminum case.

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Les Paul Guitar Through An Arturia MiniBrute

Reader Keith Handy shared his experience experimenting with using an Arturia MiniBrute synthesizer as an audio effect on his Les Paul guitar: Continue reading

Arturia MiniBrute Overview

This video, via Uniquesquared, takes a look at the Arturia MiniBrute synthesizer.

The MiniBrute was one of most popular introductions from last year’s NAMM Show, packing a huge number of features into a one-oscillator analog monosynth. With a street price around US $500, the MiniBrute’s biggest limitation seems to be availability.

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