Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by kpliver » Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:38 am

Yes, that NODE video is still the best! Would love to see footage of the whole set.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Sir Nose » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:30 am

Saw Keys N Krates tonight. Synth rig: a minibrute and a midi controller for software .
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by th0mas » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:02 pm

Sir Nose wrote:Saw Keys N Krates tonight. Synth rig: a minibrute and a midi controller for software .
.. you sure bout that? Maybe they changed their setup but every time I've seen them pretty sure it was a korg r3, between the presets and polyphony I'd think the minibrute wouldn't do it all for them unless they playing vsts over midi from it

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Sir Nose » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:52 pm

th0mas wrote:
Sir Nose wrote:Saw Keys N Krates tonight. Synth rig: a minibrute and a midi controller for software .
.. you sure bout that? Maybe they changed their setup but every time I've seen them pretty sure it was a korg r3, between the presets and polyphony I'd think the minibrute wouldn't do it all for them unless they playing vsts over midi from it
Clarification: a minibrute
plus an akai midi controller for playing softsynths. Most of the music came from the softsynths (he may have been controlling some hardware racks that I could not see other than just the laptop).

It was a free show with only 1 to 2 hundred people (maybe 40 paying attention); maybe he figured he'd experiment some with a different setup.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by jaypodesta » Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:13 pm

Does anyone have any info regarding when this might actually appear in Europe and the UK?

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by blavatsky » Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:59 pm

No idea how reliable this is, but I just ordered a minibrute from guitarcenter online and they charged and gave me a shipping/tracking update (after being on preorder list from April on another site...)

So maybe a few are out there not preordered to be found

UPDATE: Yeah it was in stock, and I'll have it tomorrow :mrgreen:
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Post by Bitexion » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:50 pm

My store says "17th july unconfirmed" now. Will check by them tomorrow.

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Post by Moped10 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:19 am

Being bored enough to browse this forum pays off every now and then! I had a pre-order in purgatory through Sweetwater and saw you guys' GC instant success- Ordered one straight off and cancelled the Sweetwater order! I have a show Thursday- It'll be here Wednesday! I think I'll get risky and swap out the Voyager for this kooky thing! Seems pretty easy to manipulate, and I never really have the same sound twice on the Moog (it's an old school)- Pretty big gig, but screw it! And it'll definitely be easier to haul!

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by jaypodesta » Tue Jul 17, 2012 5:41 pm

Bitexion wrote:My store says "17th july unconfirmed" now. Will check by them tomorrow.
Any news?

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Post by Bitexion » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:33 pm

No, I slept too long and forgot about it after I got up. Still says "unconfirmed 17th july" though. So I guess it's not in today either.

Edit: got email reply just now. He's been on vacation for 3 weeks, but didn't see any of it yet. He'd phone up the scandinavian importer tomorrow and find out what's going on. Keep you posted.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by matia » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:25 pm



This one belongs to my girlfriend. I really really like the sound of it. It's kinda a cross between an Arp Odyssey and a Korg MS20. That's kinda the closest comparison I can think of. Really nice and for the price it's ridiculous!

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:58 am

Aaron2 wrote:Good to see a video of this instrument playing something other than grindy, grate-y, screechy metallic sounds for once. Don't get me wrong, I like grindy, grate-y, screechy metallic sounds, but it's nice to see somedemonstrating the "softer" side of the Minibrute.
It sure is. Because that's a region of the market that is strangely ignored. Why aren't there any warm, creamy analog synths? It's great that Arturia really endeavored to fill this strangely empty niche of the analog market.
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Post by Bitexion » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:51 pm

Butbutbut...I want to make grindy, grate-y, screechy metallic sounds! CAN I PLEASE?!

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by SSquirrel » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:13 pm

Automatic Gainsay wrote:
Aaron2 wrote:Good to see a video of this instrument playing something other than grindy, grate-y, screechy metallic sounds for once. Don't get me wrong, I like grindy, grate-y, screechy metallic sounds, but it's nice to see somedemonstrating the "softer" side of the Minibrute.
It sure is. Because that's a region of the market that is strangely ignored. Why aren't there any warm, creamy analog synths? It's great that Arturia really endeavored to fill this strangely empty niche of the analog market.
You forgot your sarcasm flag. Some people may take you as serious :) Bravo BTW

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Post by Bitexion » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:09 pm

Update from local store:

The importer is now expecting the first shipment in the july/august month shift.

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