Arturia BeatStep Pro Now Available


Arturia has announced that the BeatStep Pro – the company’s new flagship hardware step sequencer – is now shipping.

The BeatStep Pro has been designed to let you work with MIDI-, USB-, CV/Gate-, or DIN Sync-equipped gear.

Here’s a new video, demonstrating the BeatStep Pro being used to sequence 10 synths at the same time: Continue reading

Arturia Beatstep Pro Hands-On Demo


At the 2015 NAMM Show, Arturia introduced the BeatStep Pro — a flagship MIDI controller and step sequencer that they call ‘a sequencing powerhouse’.

The BeatStep Pro has been designed to let you work with MIDI, USB, CV/Gate, or DIN Sync-equipped gear.

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Arturia V Collection Classics Puts 5 ‘Desert Island Synths’ In One Package

v-collection-classicsArturia has introduced V Collection Classics – a $229 collection of 5 software recreations of vintage synthesizers.

Here’s what Arturia has to say about the new Collection:

We’ve selected what we believe are the “desert island synths” and called it V Collection Classics.

These 5 synthesizers have proven to be the true survivors in a sea of technology; they resurface again and again in modern music.

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Arturia KeyLab 88 Now Shipping

Music software and hardware company Arturia announced today that their KeyLab 88 MIDI keyboard controller is now shipping. It was first announced at Musikmesse last spring.

KeyLab 88, the largest in the KeyLab series, comes with Arturia’s Analog Lab, a software synthesizer solution with over 6,000 presets derived from Arturia’s range of Analog Classics. These include the TAE (True Analog Emulation) synthesis-powered Mini V (Minimoog monosynth emulation), Wurlitzer V (virtually bringing back to life the well-known ‘Wurly’ electric piano), among others.

The first 3,000 units shipped come with two virtual instruments: Grand Piano Model D from fellow French developer UVI, and Pianoteq 5 Stage, a physical modelling-based virtual instrument that provides acoustic and electric piano recreations as well as chromatic instruments.
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