Arturia has officially announced new limited edition red versions of the two Arturia Brute series synths. The new synths were originally sighted on the Sweetwater site. The MicroBrute Red, above, is a transparent version of Arturia’s budget analog monophonic minisynth. The MicroBrute Red is a 25-mini-key monophonic analog synthesizer, with 3-waveform VCO, overtone generator, and Steiner-Parker filter. The MicroBrute also features a step sequencer… Read More Arturia MiniBrute Red & Transparent MicroBrute Red
Arturia has announced B-3 V — a new software simulation of the classic B-3 tonewheel organ and Leslie rotary speaker combo. While the B-3 V is designed to emulate the classic Hammond B3, it also updates it with new options, including: Voice Modulator – this lets you automate drawbars via LFO, envelopes and even a step sequence. These open up… Read More Arturia Intros B-3 V Virtual Hammond Organ
Arturia today announced the availability of Analog Lab 2 — a new incarnation of its composite virtual instrument that offers a broad selection of sounds from its V Collection 5 software bundle. While V Collection 5 is designed for people that want to dig into the synthesis options of their virtual instruments, Analog Lab 2 is designed for… Read More Arturia Analog Lab 2 Offers 5,000 Sounds From 17 Classic Instruments
Arturia today introduced Synclavier V – a new version of the classic Synclavier digital synthesizer for OS X & Windows. New England Digital’s Synclavier was originally introduced in 1979, and, back then, cost as much as a house. But, because of its unique capabilities, the Synclavier quickly found its way into top studios, movie soundtracks and recordings, including iconic… Read More $200,000 Synclavier Synthesizer Now A $200 App
Today french soft- and hardware synth maker Arturia introduced the V Collection 5, their latest software instruments bundle, which includes five new instruments: the Synclavier, the Farfisa, the [Hammond] B3, the Stage 73, and a collection of classic pianos.
The Arturia MatrixBrute analog synthesizer, introduced at the 2016 NAMM Show, is a work in progress. But Arturia is offering a sneak preview of the MatrixBrute synthesizer at Superbooth 16 and Musikmesse 2016. Here are a few hands-on demos, offering both an update on both the state of the MatrixBrute and a preview of the… Read More Arturia MatrixBrute Hands-On Demos
This video takes a look creating custom drum kits in Arturia iSpark:
GMUSynth Woodworks has introduced ‘SkiniBrute‘ – a wood panel conversion kit that turns the Arturia MiniBrute keyboard into a desktop synth module. The SkiniBrute mod holds the synth’s panel at an 11.25° angle, providing clear and easy access to the controls. The case’s side panels are modeled after the original MiniBrute design, including the multidimensional slopes and bevels.