The Arturia MicroBrute is a sonic powerhouse, a pure analog synth that's small in size but loaded with features, following in the footsteps laid by the MiniBrute. It looks tiny, but sounds massive.
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Packed with mixable waveforms and a new sub oscillator design, the MicroBrute is a landmark new synth. Features include the famous Steiner-Parker multimode filter, superfast envelope, syncable LFO and a new step sequencer. There's even a patchable mod matrix!
There are no presets and no menus, nothing to get between you and your ability to sculpt your sound live. Be completely original every time you create and perform, with astounding sound quality.
The Voice path on the MicroBrute is 100 analog. Not digitally-controlled analog, not digital oscillators with a wave shaper, but true, honest analog. The MicroBrute has the same sort of rich, warm sound found in its award-winning big brother. The MicroBrute has a sound that will never go out of fashion or become stale, just like the many true analog classics that have stood the test of time.
The MicroBrute oscillator generates multiple wave shapes at one time. The wave mixer allows you to blend these different waveforms in varying levels to create a variety of sounds that's unending. The MicroBrute oscillator doesn't hold back on sonic capabilities and allows you the freedom to create your own sound. Arturia have included special wave shapers on every waveform to boldly expand the sonic range further.
Overtone is the newly-designed Sub oscillator and it's much more than a typical sub. Overtone goes further by having a harmonic control which increases the upper overtones until the pitch finally reaches a full 5th above the root oscillator.
Arturia chose the winning combination of the Steiner-Parker filter for the MicroBrute. Known for having its own distinctive sound and a huge range of tonal options, the Steiner-Parker is a staple filter of the modular synth world. There are three modes - Low pass, Band pass and High pass. Combining this filter with the amazing oscillator will give you a lifetime of sound-sculpting options.
The Brute Factor makes the MicroBrute one of the most aggressive-sounding analog synths around. The controllable circuit can give you a saturated and enhanced low end sound at low levels, and wreak havoc on soundsystems everywhere at high levels.
Change the default mod routings and create your own patches for a whole new arena of sound possibilties. This opens up the MicroBrute to being much more than just a compact synth. The MicroBrute works well as an expander and can become a controller for modular synths.
The LFO allows for even more modulation possibilities and the envelope was tailored to offer a range of 'times' that are best suited to a mono synth.
MicroBrute's built-in step sequencer allows you to make quick and creative patterns. It has 8 sequences that can be up to 64 steps each, and you won't lose them when the power has been turned off. There are a number of trigger modes and playback modes.
"I really love the sound of the original, and it's got that character and can be even wilder. You can get all kinds of crazy and musical interactions going on with other analog gear and drum machines. Combine the two together and you're rocking." - Adrian Utley (Portishead)
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