Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Sir Ruff » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:19 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:Now, back to the topic! I've got a Minibrute sitting in a musiciansfriend shopping cart with the 15% discount still applied. Works out $450 shipped to Australia, but I don't have $450 at the moment. What do?
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by tekkentool » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:31 am

Learn to pickpocket.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:31 am

Went ahead and pre-ordered it. First new synth I've ever bought in my life.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by lazerface » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:17 am

Stab Frenzy wrote: Now, back to the topic! I've got a Minibrute sitting in a musiciansfriend shopping cart with the 15% discount still applied. Works out $450 shipped to Australia, but I don't have $450 at the moment. What do?
next payday, i am doing this. $27 for shipping to Australia is awesome.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:35 am

Sir Ruff wrote:
Stab Frenzy wrote:Now, back to the topic! I've got a Minibrute sitting in a musiciansfriend shopping cart with the 15% discount still applied. Works out $450 shipped to Australia, but I don't have $450 at the moment. What do?
Give up full-time VSE moderating for a real job? :lol:
You mean this isn't a real job?

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:42 am

Played it.
Love it.
It actually generated some coveting.
Will buy one.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:43 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:
Music Maven wrote:But nothing that I have heard so far on the Arturia site really stands out. It's not that the MiniBrute sounds bad. It just doesn't sound particularly analog/warm/fat/deep to me - the MiniBrute sounds more like a Virus (which isn't a bad thing).
The Steiner Parker filter isn't a Moog filter, it isn't designed to sound 'warm' and 'fat', it's designed to scream. I know this cause I've got one in my modular system. I think you have a skewed idea of what 'analogue' sounds like. It doesn't sound like anything, it's just a group of ways of making sound.
Super-Ultra THIS.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:56 am

Automatic Gainsay wrote:
Stab Frenzy wrote:
Music Maven wrote:But nothing that I have heard so far on the Arturia site really stands out. It's not that the MiniBrute sounds bad. It just doesn't sound particularly analog/warm/fat/deep to me - the MiniBrute sounds more like a Virus (which isn't a bad thing).
The Steiner Parker filter isn't a Moog filter, it isn't designed to sound 'warm' and 'fat', it's designed to scream. I know this cause I've got one in my modular system. I think you have a skewed idea of what 'analogue' sounds like. It doesn't sound like anything, it's just a group of ways of making sound.
Super-Ultra THIS.
Exactly why I like it too. I like my synths to scream and my women to be warm and fat.. ..wait, minus the fat part

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Push-Pull » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:19 am

Some stuff from Germany:

http://news.sticks.de/Messe-News/NAMM-S ... -Minibrute

Jump at 2'25... Image
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Steve Jones » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:12 pm

If it is as good as it looks on paper it has the potential to become a cult synth. It is the machine that Roland, Korg or Yamaha should have made 5 years ago, but they have forgotten their heritage and only make computers with stereo DAC's on the back end now. Korg put their toe in the water but missed their chance. I am reserving judgement until I hear the filter implementation but I wish Arturia all the best with this one. Who'd have thought?
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Steve Jones » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:25 pm

Push-Pull wrote:Some stuff from Germany:

http://news.sticks.de/Messe-News/NAMM-S ... -Minibrute

Jump at 2'25... Image
Getting bored with every demo being a pot-by-pot tour through the machine functionality. Can't Arturia fine someone who can just get in front of one and SHRED for a few minutes?
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Push-Pull » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:41 pm

This week-end in Switzerland, we'll try to do a better demo. Stay tuned !
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by stephen » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:50 pm

DV24 are advertising pre-orders for UK customers. Still no word on price yet.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by iProg » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:46 pm

Steve Jones wrote:If it is as good as it looks on paper it has the potential to become a cult synth. It is the machine that Roland, Korg or Yamaha should have made 5 years ago, but they have forgotten their heritage and only make computers with stereo DAC's on the back end now. Korg put their toe in the water but missed their chance. I am reserving judgement until I hear the filter implementation but I wish Arturia all the best with this one. Who'd have thought?
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This is the microkorg of the 2010s.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:25 pm

If this becomes microkorg v2. Well, we all know what that did to vintage synth prices....

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