Arturia MicroBrute – massive analog sound plus sequencer

The new MicroBrute – little brother of the successful MiniBrute and shown for the first time at the Frankfurt Musikmesse (backstage!) – finally arrived. It costs a mere 299 Euros. A bargain considering what you get: a massive analog sound machine (with Steiner-Parker filter), a small (but useful!) CV-panel, a sequencer (!) plus MIDI and USB.


The 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


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