Speculation time!

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Speculation time!

Post by Shanesaw » Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:24 pm

Since Arturia's given us two amazing, and for the most part - affordable, "single oscillator" analogs, I like to think their next move could be another 'brute with more keys (octaves) and perhaps another oscillator that's tunable to boot. Maybe even an expanded patching facility? I know we can speculate about any synth company doing the same thing but my reason for this line of thought is simply because they started with medium, then they went small, next is???? Large right? I'd like to know what you folks think.

In terms of price range, I think it should be below or right at $1000. So basically it's a minibrute + microbrute + more keys + another oscillator = around $1000? Whatever... Just having a little speculative fun here!

And speaking of fun, what would you call it? Please not Maxibrute or Megabrute!
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by implant » Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:49 pm

Probably just bump up the features a bit but keep it in the 600-800 dollar range call it the Brute and be done with it. The ability to save your sounds would be a nice addition.

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by commodorejohn » Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:37 pm

Polybrute. Come on, Arturia. You know you want to.
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by megamanx » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:00 pm

nah, go smaller, no keys this time...rack...

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by commodorejohn » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:23 pm

Yes, smaller is definitely what we need! Don't stop until the controls are too small to be operated by anything larger than tweezers! All hail the Picobrute!
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by Nannerfan » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:36 pm

megamanx wrote:nah, go smaller, no keys this time...rack...
I have a good feeling it would be both. A full sized keyboard and a rack version.

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by megamanx » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:39 pm

commodorejohn wrote:Yes, smaller is definitely what we need! Don't stop until the controls are too small to be operated by anything larger than tweezers! All hail the Picobrute!
nanobrute?

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by silikon » Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:41 pm

I swear we've done this before. Could be the lack of good available drugs speaking...

That said,

We should all welcome our new overlord, the Arturia Brute, hailing in with 4 each, 2x Oscillators (including -1/-2 Sub), a much more extensive modulation routing, both LFOs having the ability to run either free or sync (all waveforms available to both), the ability to run the oscillators without EG, independent voice outs, and maybe even per-voice assignable effects (metalizer, distortion).
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by tim gueguen » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:22 pm

Their next hardware piece will be a 21st Century equivalent of the ARP Pro Solist
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by Percivale » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:37 am

How about a sequencer/remixer of sorts to chain all the little brutes and other gears together.

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by Shanesaw » Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:29 am

tim gueguen wrote:Their next hardware piece will be a 21st Century equivalent of the ARP Pro Solist
You know, it wouldn't surprise me if they did another analog with a vintage filter of some flavor. Stanton Syrinxs' dual band pass and a 24dB low pass anyone?
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by Bitexion » Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:49 am

Who knows, Arturia is still primarily a software company, they don't have a habit of re-packaging their hardware over and over like for instance DSI og Moog. So I doubt there will be a rack -brute or polybrute.

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by Shanesaw » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:09 am

Dream killer. Hehe...
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Re: Speculation time!

Post by ninja6485 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:38 am

They're not going poly yet! First they need a duo-phonic offering. The Et-2 Brute perhaps?
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: Speculation time!

Post by ninja6485 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:40 am

ninja6485 wrote:They're not going poly yet! First they need a duo-phonic offering. The Et-2 Brute perhaps?
perfect for stab sounds no doubt...
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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