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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Mega Brute Collection For Ableton Live

AfroDJMac has introduced The Mega Brute Collection for Ableton Live – a commercial collection of 50 instrument racks, made from samples of the Arturia MiniBrute.

Here’s what he’s got to say about the collection:

The idea behind the Mega Brute Collection is to expand the capabilities of the hardware synth while using its rich analog sound. The Ableton instruments add many diverse effects and polyphony, allowing for the entire range of sounds from basses, leads, to pads and rhythmic arpeggiated patches. The download comes with a 4 song instrumental EP I’ve created, using only instruments and effects from the Mega Brute Collection. I’ve also included the Ableton Live Project files the EP was created in, to give an inside look as to how these instruments can be used in a production.

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Arturia MiniBrute Synth Jam – Prettybrute

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Sunday Synth Jam: Via UncertainMusicCorps:, a synth jam that features the less aggressive side of the Arturia MiniBrute:

First trip out for a new arrival. Lots of things on YouTube show how aggressive the MiniBrute can be. It can also be very, very pretty if you ask it nicely.

Tenori-on sequencing Tinysizer and providing a simple beat for processing via the Monotron.

Normal service will be resumed shortly once I get rid of the Dusseldorf vibe that’s been bothering me recently.