Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Steve Jones » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:21 am

And don't forget that almost no classic analog monosynths have aftertouch. I can't think of any 1 oscillator synth that does, and even among all of the 2 VCO synths that I have the Multimoog is the only one.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by alan partridge » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:34 am

my trusty old arp pro-soloist does - maybe the only one ?

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Steve Jones » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:39 am

I knew as I was typing my last post that people would start listing the synths that I forgot... ;-)
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by AnalogKid » Sat Jan 28, 2012 2:03 pm

I think that the addition of a second oscillator (or more) and a three octave keyboard (which, in addition to the extra range, would have allowed for more panel room with less knob crowding) would have made this synth more enticing. Many would pay more for these features.

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Post by redchapterjubilee » Sat Jan 28, 2012 2:52 pm

With all the features it has and at $500 it certainly makes you start to look around the studio for "loose change in the couch", wondering which piece(s) of unused gear can go to make way for a Minibrute.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Sir Nose » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:17 pm

I'll hold out for a used one next fall for ~$375.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Sir Ruff » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:13 pm

Steve Jones wrote:And don't forget that almost no classic analog monosynths have aftertouch. I can't think of any 1 oscillator synth that does, and even among all of the 2 VCO synths that I have the Multimoog is the only one.
Didn't the micromoog also have this feature? Come to think of it, while we've been sitting here comparing this to the SH-101, the micromoog actually has more similarities.
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Post by jaypodesta » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:29 pm

AnalogKid wrote:I think that the addition of a second oscillator (or more) and a three octave keyboard (which, in addition to the extra range, would have allowed for more panel room with less knob crowding) would have made this synth more enticing.
Not for me it wouldn't. It is what it is.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by ColorForm2113 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:34 pm

Sir Ruff wrote:
Steve Jones wrote:And don't forget that almost no classic analog monosynths have aftertouch. I can't think of any 1 oscillator synth that does, and even among all of the 2 VCO synths that I have the Multimoog is the only one.
Didn't the micromoog also have this feature? Come to think of it, while we've been sitting here comparing this to the SH-101, the micromoog actually has more similarities.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Scories » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:56 pm

With a kenton pro-solo, you can link the aftertouch of your midi controller to the filter or the pitch of your µ-moog.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Jabberwalky » Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:01 pm

I think it has much more in common with the Yamaha CS10 than anything else that's been suggested. I use a Cs15 regularly and it sounds similar, presumably because of the filter.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Push-Pull » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:24 pm

This week-end:

The making of my modular... (ok it's in french, but the pictures are easy to understand !)

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by jaypodesta » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:47 pm

What was your impression?

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Hugo76 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:16 pm

AnalogKid wrote:I think that the addition of a second oscillator (or more) and a three octave keyboard (which, in addition to the extra range, would have allowed for more panel room with less knob crowding) would have made this synth more enticing. Many would pay more for these features.
That would be the Arturia MaxiBrute ;) Yeah, I hope such a synth will see the day

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by SSquirrel » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:27 pm

Push-Pull wrote:This week-end:


That was a great video, thank you for sharing. I wonder if that will make some of the people claiming it is only good for harsh sounds quiet. So glad I have mine pre-ordered :)
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