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ARTURIA DrumBrute Impact - "The Drum Machine You've Been Waiting For"

ARTURIA DrumBrute Impact -
ARTURIA DrumBrute Impact - " The Drum Machine You’ve Been Waiting For."

The DrumBrute Impact is here to expand the "Brute" series with a new, compact, hard-hitting, analog drum machine. Available to pre-order now at Gear4music.

ARTURIA's latest DrumBrute has been created with a firm emphasis on the word brute. The Arturia DrumBrute Impact combines hard-hitting analog drum sounds with a powerful output distortion and sequencer. The result is a compact drum machine perfectly suited to musicians who crave raw power and a monstrous tone.

Arturia DrumBrute Impact

Brand-New Sounds

The DrumBrute Impact's sounds were designed from the ground up with a unique tone to make your tracks stand out from the crowd. 10 discrete drum sounds are provided, each with the capability of being tweaked on the fly for an evolving performance that will adapt to the exact feel you need to create.

Drum Sound Shaping

Each drum sound features ARTURIA's "Color" sound-shapers to alter the sounds during your performance. Whether you need to tailor the harmonic content or add some drive at the touch of a button, all can be achieved with the DrumBrute Impact. Built-in automation even allows you to record "Color sequences", allowing you to preset sound-morphing effects for specific tracks. If you want to push your sounds even further, the built-in output distortion (specially tailored for drums) can take your analog tone to the very edge of brutishness.

Arturia DrumBrute Impact

Versatile Performance Options

While the sounds may be brand-new, the DrumBrute Impact's sequencer is based on the same architecture as the original Arturia DrumBrute. This simple and intuitive interface allows you to create beats with ease, letting you explore your creativity to the full.

DrumBrute Impact can cover all rhythmic bases, whether you want straight, pounding beats or the most complex, phasing polyrhythms. Rhythms can be step-sequenced or played in via 8 responsive, hard-wearing finger-drumming pads for the best of both performance styles. The touch strip lets you create real-time, glitched note repeats, while the dedicated 'Random' knob is there to inspire you with unpredictable beats. Another dedicated 'Swing' feature lets you add some syncopation and groove to your beats.

Intuitive Performances

Arturia DrumBrute Impact

Rather than relying on complex computer screens and sub-menus, the DrumBrute Impact is designed to offer instant and intuitive performance control. With a huge array of connectivity options, you'll be able to connect to virtually any synth, sequencer, or MIDI-enabled instrument. Every function has a dedicated control, letting you record, effect and mix via multiple bus outputs on the fly. Should you wish to deep-edit sounds and pre-set performance patterns, USB connectivity enables you to connect to the Arturia MIDI Control Center to adjust the "behind the scenes" settings.

Check out our performance video of the DrumBrute Impact below.

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By Matt Wilkinson

Posted on 20 Jul 2018 11:38 to category : Instruments News

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