New analog Arturia synth?

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Hugo76 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:25 am

Sonic State: MicroBrute exclusive review

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Bitexion » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:36 am

Well there we go, it's all real now.

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by supermel74 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:46 am

Hugo76 wrote:Sonic State: MicroBrute exclusive review
What an awesome little synth for the money. Sold.

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Bitexion » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:59 am

I'll keep my Minibrute for now :)

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by meatballfulton » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:08 am

Bummers:

one EG

"mod matrix" reminds me of the MS20...rather than flipping a switch you must patch :oops: and then there's no mod depth control :roll:

Can't change sequencer resolution except through software :evil:

SonicState video plays up the patching but skips over what you lose when used standalone

no glide over CV
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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by commodorejohn » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:20 am

Yeah, definitely gonna hold out for a Minibrute. When did "now with fewer features!" become a selling point?
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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by supermel74 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:57 am

commodorejohn wrote:Yeah, definitely gonna hold out for a Minibrute. When did "now with fewer features!" become a selling point?
I think this is a better value at $299 than the Minibrute is at $499

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by megamanx » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:07 am

commodorejohn wrote:Yeah, definitely gonna hold out for a Minibrute. When did "now with fewer features!" become a selling point?
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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by meatballfulton » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:26 am

supermel74 wrote:I think this is a better value at $299 than the Minibrute is at $499
I agree but the tradeoffs are (as usual) maddening to me. Well, good thing I'm not in the market ;)
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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by ryryoftokyo » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:32 am

Seems neat, but I want the original Minibrute.
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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Jabberwalky » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:03 am

It's a midi/cv converter, so that's automatically $80-$150. I'd say it's a damn good deal. The sequencer is actually way better than the minibrute. He didn't demonstrate transposing the sequence, which would be an extremely useful bonus. These companies are trying to sell us crack.

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by pflosi » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:47 am

Gates to advance the sequencer is possible. :headbang: However, it seems that the clock settings must be changed in software...? :dontknow:

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:18 am

commodorejohn wrote:Yeah, definitely gonna hold out for a Minibrute. When did "now with fewer features!" become a selling point?
Fewer features = cheaper. Cheaper is a selling point. :idea:

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Push-Pull » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:25 am

Jabberwalky wrote:He didn't demonstrate transposing the sequence, which would be an extremely useful bonus.
It's possible to transpose, as you can see in the start of this little video I did:

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Re: New analog Arturia synth?

Post by Walter Ego » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:52 pm

It seems like the sequencer is aimed at the SH-101 market. I've wanted a 101 for some time, partially because of that simple but flexible sequencer. This is a cheaper alternative and it looks like it would still play nice with the same gear a 101 would. I probably would jump for one of these faster than the MB for the low price. Go Arturia. It's not like I'm going to be playing a concerto on this thing--mini keyboards have their uses.
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