Root of Origin from Arturia

November 27, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Learning more about the philosophie around Origin, their own description below:

Origin is the most powerful synthesizer on the market.

As a matter of fact, it goes beyond the traditional definition of synthesizers. It is a hardware DSP system that houses several synthesizers in one machine. Some of these synths come from the past, such as the Minimoog, some are totally new and innovative.

Loaded with modules extracted from the best synthesizers of all time, Origin lets you combine these modules and take advantage of the additional possibilities put onboard. The result: a new type of sound accessible through an extremely intuitive interface.

Arturia has also uploaded a whole range of video tutorials on the Origin, go here check them out >>

This one example

Arturia Microbrute sequencing Minibrute and eurorack modular drums on Maschine Studio

November 26, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background video information:

Just messing around with the new toy. I will have more detailed info up soon over at Fluxwithit.com
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Checking out the filter section on the Arturia MicroBrute

November 23, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the Arturia MicroBrute filter.

Checking out the oscillators on the Arturia MicroBrute

November 21, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the oscillator of the Arturia MicroBrute.

Arturia Microbrute + Modular Synth experiment

November 18, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Saturns Knight Microbrute patch…
Another auditory experiment featuring the Arturia Microbrute and analog modular synth.

This Microbrute patch is being clocked by the modular via Gate in on the Microbrute.
The Microbrute’s gate out is triggering an Envelator eurorack module.
The Microbrute’s CV/Gate out multed to all the eurorack oscillators 1v/oct in.
Microbrute’s Mod matrix LFO out multed to Filter in and Metalizer in.

Microbrute Modular Demo and Brute heaven

November 16, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Just a quick demo experimenting with the arturia microbrute patched up to my modular synth.

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New Arturia Microbrute Demo

November 15, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

This is a quick demo of the new Arturia Microbrute’s sonic capabilities.

MAIN FEATURES:

  • Monophonic synthesizer
  • 100% Analog Audio Signal Path
  • Steiner-Parker Multimode Filter (LP, BP, HP)
  • Voltage Controlled Oscillator with new Overtone Sub-Osc
  • Oscillator Mixer (Sub, Sawtooth, Square, Triangle)
  • LFO with 3 waveforms and destination attenuator
  • Brute Factor™ delivering saturation and rich harmonics
  • Ultrasaw generating shimmering sawtooth waveforms
  • Metalizer bringing extreme triangle harmonics
  • Fast Envelope Generator
  • 25 note mini Keyboard
  • External Analog Audio Input (level pot on rear)
  • CV Inputs: Pitch, Filter, Sub-mod, Pulse, Saw animator, metalizer, gate in.
  • CV outputs: Pitch, Gate, Env, LFO
  • MIDI Inwith 5-Pin DIN connector
  • USB MIDI In/Out
  • 1/4” Audio Output and 1/8” Headphone Output
  • Free Editor Software
  • Step Sequencer :
    • 8 sequences stored on power down
    • Rate control
    • Sync to MIDI clock
    • Multiple modes (via software editor)
  • Tap tempo/rest insert

Modulating Another Synth with Atruria MicroBrute’s LFO

November 11, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background video description:

In my last video, I showed how the Microbrute’s LFO will sync to external MIDI clock and used the LFO to modulate the MicroBrute itself. But using the LFO CV OUT from the Micro, you can also modulate another synth. In this video, I’ve got the Micro’s LFO modulating the filter on the MiniBrute. You’ve probably notices I’m using a Leatherman multi-plier to hold down keys on the MicroBrute to allow the sequence to run “hands-free”. I have been told that Arturia is releasing a software update on Nov. 12 that will allow the sequencer to run hands-free using a MIDI CC command. Until I get the update, I’ll be using the weight of the tool to hold keys down.

Arturia Microbrute Jam with Roland TR-909 and Strymon TimeLine

November 10, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

More noodling around with the Arturia MicroBrute and one of the factory programmed sequences.

“One of the best features of the MiniBrute and MicroBrute is the Metalizer function on the triangle wave. Since the LFO can sync to the sequencer and the sequencer is being synced to the 909, the LFO is now synced to MIDI clock and the rate knob now acts as a clock divider for the LFO as I modulate the filter with the various waveforms and speed intervals. The camera stopped recording about halfway though, which I guess is alright since it was getting rather repetitive.”

Magnetic Fields 4 Melody Played on Arturia MiniBrute and MicroBrute Synthesizers

November 9, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background video description:

I’m not a big fan of covers, but one of the factory sequences loaded into the MicroBrute is reminiscent of Les Chants Magnetiques Pt. IV by Jean Michel Jarre and it’s only appropriate to do a quick demo of a couple of French synthesizers with a French composer/synthesist’s song. I’ve got the MicroBrute running through the Strymon TimeLine (dTape mode, of course) and the MiniBrute running through the Big Sky (Cloud mode). Apologies for the sloppy playing, it’s not easy to play with a tripod right up next to you.

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