Arturia has announced its Holiday Season Deals, two special promotions allowing you to get awesome free gifts.
Purchase a Minibrute get 2 software instrument for free – Buy our revolutionary, often awarded and 100 % analog synthesizer and you will be able to choose 2 software instruments in a list of 12 instruments (To be delivered to you through download.)
Purchase a SparkLE Drum machine get 4 expansion packs for free – Buy our latest SparkLE hybrid drum machine combining the amazing sounds, work flow and creative tools of the Spark Engine software, with the high quality SparkLE controller and you will get 4 expansion packs that are add-ons loading extra kits into your SparkLE software. In the end it will allow you to use 120 high quality new kits & 1920 new great sounding instruments (To be delivered to you through download.)
The deals are available throughout November and December, 2013, while stocks last.
More information: Arturia
Arturia has announced the availability of the MicroBrute analog synthesizer.
The MicroBrute is a compact semi-modular analog monosynth with inbuilt step sequencer, MIDI, USB, and CV connectivity, and a host of unique features.
Arturia’s award-winning MiniBrute Analog Synthesizer rapidly reset the price/performance ratio benchmark when soaring through the subtractive synthesis sound barrier last year to much critical acclaim and subsequent success. Today it is joined by its equally as big- sounding little brother, the MicroBrute Analog Synthesizer.
MicroBrute is pure analog sonic powerhouse of a synth. Small in size but loaded with features, it follows in the footsteps laid by its big brother the MiniBrute.
Packed with mixable waveforms, a new sub oscillator design, the famous Steiner-Parker multimode filter, super fast envelope, syncable LFO and the new step sequencer, not to mention the patchable mod matrix the MicroBrute is a landmark new synth at an incredible price.
- Monophonic synthesizer.
- 100% Analog Audio Signal Path.
- Steiner-Parker Multimode Filter (LP, BP, HP).
- Voltage Controlled Oscillator with new Overtone Sub-Osc.
- Oscillator Mixer (Sub, Sawtooth, Square, Triangle).
- LFO with 3 waveforms and destination attenuator.
- Brute Factor™ delivering saturation and rich harmonics.
- Ultrasaw generating shimmering sawtooth waveforms.
- Metalizer bringing extreme triangle harmonics.
- Fast Envelope Generator.
- 25 note mini Keyboard.
- External Analog Audio Input (level pot on rear).
- CV Inputs: Pitch, Filter, Sub-mod, Pulse, Saw animator, metalizer, gate in..
- CV outputs: Pitch, Gate, Env, LFO.
- MIDI Inwith 5-Pin DIN connector.
- USB MIDI In/Out.
- 1/4” Audio Output and 1/8” Headphone Output.
- Free Editor Software.
- Step Sequencer:
- 8 sequences stored on power down.
- Rate control.
- Sync to MIDI clock.
- Multiple modes (via software editor).
- Tap tempo/rest insert.
MicroBrute is available to purchase for 329 EUR / $349 USD.
More information: Arturia / MicroBrute
Arturia has launched iSEM, a subtractive synthesizer recreation for iPad.
iSEM is a recreation of the legendary 1974 Oberheim SEM synthesizer expander module. Known for its characteristic multimode filter and rich oscillators, the SEM module was revered for its sound by many.
Based on the TAE® technology found in our award winning SEM V software, iSEM faithfully recreates this unique synthesizer and offers a level of sound quality that only Arturia can bring to the iPad.
- iPad app recreating the classic Obeheim SEM synthesizer.
- Hundreds of sounds created by some of the best sound designers around.
- Audiobus support (to interact with other apps).
- Core MIDI (to control your synth from a Hardware MIDI keyboard).
- Apple’s Inter-app audio (to work in conjunction with GarageBand and other audio apps).
- Preset transfer and sharing via email & iTunes file transfer.
- Preset compatibility with the Arturia SEM V Mac/PC software.
- WIST clock sync support (to synchronize two iPads).
- Real analog sound based on our TAE® analog modeling.
- Voice Programmer allows for recreating the rare and classic Oberheim Eight Voice.
iSEM for iPad is available to purchase for $9.99 USD / 8.99 EUR.
More information: Arturia / iSEM
Le Lotus Bleu has released Semsentials, a soundset for the SEM V software synthesizzer by Arturia.
SEMSENTIALS offers 210+ new presets for Arturia SEM V, programmed by Nori Ubukata and Lotuzia. (including 2 Bonus banks issued from a Nori VS Lotuzia sound design challenge !!!)
SEMSENTIALS includes Keys, Basses, Leads, Pads, Atmos, ARPs, Percussions, Plucks as well as the usual subcategories like Brass, Strings, EPs and Organs, Clavinet, Stabs etc.
It is suitable for any genre of music, so from Film Scoring to the most up to date Dancefloor styles, from the most delicate leads to the huge powerstabs, be assured that you’ll find some unique and inspiring instruments.
The soundset is available to purchase for the introductory price of 19 EUR until September 21st, 2013 (regular 25 EUR, prices ex. VAT).
More information: Le Lotus Bleu / Semsentials
Plugin Boutique has launched a limited time giveway, offering a chance to win an Arturia Jupiter 8V and Spark Vintage, and Arturia T-shirts.
We proudly bring Arturia to our growing list of quality labels at Plugin Boutique.
In celebration of their addition to the shop, we’ve got some great Arturia prizes for 3 lucky winners.
Try your luck in our instant win competition and be in with a shout to win a Jupiter 8V and Spark Vintage + T-shirt from our new Plugin Boutique partners Arturia!
More information: Plugin Boutique / Arturia giveway
Arturia has released version 1.7 of Spark and SparkLE, the creative drum machine instruments for Windows and Mac.
SparkLE is the newest hybrid instrument from Arturia that will take your beat creation to new levels. By combining the amazing sounds, work flow and creative tools of the Spark Engine software, with the high quality SparkLE controller, Arturia has created the ultimate beat creating powerhouse.
Changes in Spark/SparkLE v1.7
- A user-friendly and unified browser that can now be controlled from the Hardware. This browser allows to quickly preview projects, kits, instruments and samples..
- Six new effects taken from the Arturia Wurlitzer V stompbox effects collectio : EQ 10 bands, Analog Delay, Pitch shift Chorus, Vocal Filter, Analog Chorus, Leslie.
- A Step Automation for live performances.
- A new Global Automation Tool that will easily allow you to apply a global increment/decrement to the automation..
- New automate pattern changes parameters (next pattern and next bank).
- 9 new kits.
The Spark 1.7 software update is now available to download.
More information: Arturia
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Multiples Pro has announced the release of E|Toms Vol 2, a collection of 48 toms samples.
The tom tom or tom drum is a sonic boom in sound for adding additional rhythm to an otherwise pedestrian beat.
EToms Vol2 features
- 48 tom tom sounds covering:
- 16 raw sounds straight from Kong.
- 16 filtered sounds using Ohmforce Frohmage.
- 16 Distorted sounds using Native Instruments Driver.
E|Toms Vol 2 sample pack is available to download in .WAV, Kontakt, Maschine and Battery formats at no charge.
The previously released Dust: Minimoog — featuring 50 multi-sampled sounds from the Minimoog V virtual synthesizer by Arturia, is now also available as freeware.
More information: Multiples Pro