These free updates bring performance, stability, and MIDI improvements to two of Arturia’s most popular Analog Classics, the Oberheim SEM V and Wurlitzer-V, respectively released to critical acclaim in 2011 and 2012. The best just got a whole lot better!
Oberheim SEM V and Wurlitzer-V are available as downloads for 99 EUR/$99 USD each, or as boxed versions for 119 EUR/$129 USD.
Arturia has announced the release of Hollywood Essentials, an expansion sound library for the Spark Creative Drum Machine.
Spark Hollywood Essentials brings an amazing library of film score tools to the Spark Engine. Designed by three of Hollywoods top sound designers, Larry Hopkins, Alan Howarth, and Mark Mangini, these sounds, kits and patterns will open up many new potential avenues for any genre of music.
Featuring a library of 30 kits with 480 instruments and 960 patterns that range from field recordings, to incredible sound scapes and percussion ensembles worthy of a major motion picture Hollywood block buster.
Sparks organic realtime workflow allows you to take advantage of this suite of sounds perfect for scoring a film and allows you to easily apply them to any genre of music production.
Spark Hollywood Essentials is available to purchase for $29 USD / 29 EUR. Requires Spark version 1.5 or greater (not compatible with “Spark Vintage”, “Spark Dubstep” or any other version of Spark dedicated to a specific musical genre).
Arturia has introduced its KeyLab range of professional-grade MIDI keyboard controllers with all-new accompanying Analog Lab synthesizer software at Musikmesse 2013.
25, 49, or 61 keys; velocity sensitivity or velocity sensitivity and aftertouch; beat-making or breath control… whatever your performance preference, there’s a KeyLab MIDI keyboard controller to suit with Analog Lab to boot.
Let your musical ideas flow forth with the greatest of ease with these superb-sounding software/hardware hybrid synthesis combos!
25/49/61 semi weighted keys with velocity and aftertouch.
Controllers include encoders (incl. clickable), sliders, modulation & pitch bend wheels, switches, assignable control buttons, octave up/down buttons, touch & pressure-sensitive pads.
MIDI in & out, USB, Sustain pedal, Expression pedal, Aux footswitch, Breath controller inputs.
High quality aluminum and wooden construction.
32 digits LCD screen.
Functions as an universal MIDI controller.
Includes Analog Lab with 5000 synth sounds.
All presets are carefully selected from the Arturia Classic Synths (mini V, Modular V, CS-80V, ARP 2600 V, Prophet V, Prophet VS, SEM V and Jupiter-8V) and from Wurlitzer V, our recreation of the classic 200A electric piano. These TAE® powered sounds offer unparalleled audio quality.
Fast filter the presets to your requirements: by Instrument, by Type (Bass, Pads, Leads…), by Characteristics (long, bright, dark…).
In-depth Preset Editing available for the owners of the Arturia Classic Synthesizers (Mini V, CS-80 V, etc.). Edit your sounds on the original instruments within Analog Lab.
More than 200 Multi patches organized by musical genres, each made of two different synth patches with effects, layers and splits.
Straightforward editing, with a complete array of parameters for tweaking sounds, directly assigned to the controls of the Keylab.
The KeyLab controller series will be available soon.
Waveformless Soundware has annnounced the release of Expanse, a soundset for the SEM-V software synthesizer by Arturia.
128 brand new patches that skirt the line between total retro and futuristic sounds. All the expected tyoes id sounds are here – punchy basses, searing leads, warm pads, intricate arps – but we don’t stop there!
We take the SEM-V beyond the expected and deliver unusual sounds… a metallic koto, modular-type synth sounds, a piano. This is a soundset that truly takes the SEM-V into new territories!
Arturia has announced the availability of SPARK EDM, a powerful production and performance software suite dedicated to EDM (electronic dance music) production, and EDM, another aptly-named Expansion Pack for its revolutionary SPARK Creative Drum Machine and SparkLE Creative Drum Machine hybrid hardware/software beat production centres.
Featuring a comprehensive library of 30 kits / 480 instruments and 960 patterns, varying from big room floor filling stormers, to underground tech house gems. Spark EDM delivers the drums, stabs, one shots, and fx that will give your tracks the sound they need to produce dance floor hits.
Spark EDM features
30 different kits coverning progressive house, tech house, minimal, techno, dubstep and more.
480 instruments that make use of the Sample playback, Virtual analog and Physical modeling engines.
960 pre-programmed patterns, that you can customize or build from to meet your needs.
Made for live performance: FX Pad, Looper, Slicer and Real-time automation on all parameters.
14 high quality effects: Multiband Compressor, Reverb, Sub generator, Destroyer, Bit crusher, Multiband EQ, Chorus, Delay, Distortion, Phaser, Plate reverb, Flanger, Space pan, Limiter.
Spark’s Step Sequencer makes track creation a breeze.
Perfect integration: Standalone operation or run as a VST, VST3, RTAS, or AU plug-in.
Unparalleled sound quality based on virtual analog synthesis (TAE®) and high-resolution sampling.
Playable from any MIDI keyboard or drum pad controller.
Spark EDM is available to purchase as a download for 99 EUR/USD, or boxed for $129 USD/119 EUR. The EDM Expansion pack costs 29 EUR/USD. Requires SPARK Creative Drum Machine version 1.5 or greater.