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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby GuyaGuy » Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:50 pm

Jorvik wrote:Via Music Radar, I found these interesting vids of Adrian Utley of Portishead with a Minibrute, so there is one in the UK :lol:

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Watching Adrian is always fun. Seems like a genuinely nice guy too.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby aredj » Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:38 pm

Badass.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby Bitexion » Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:06 am

Nice studio. He has two RS-200 sequencers for the Analogue Systems modular. I have merely one.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby Arddhu » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:15 am

Don't forget this one for all your hipster/loop-pedal fun times.

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby c-level » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:59 am

GuyaGuy wrote:
Jorvik wrote:Via Music Radar, I found these interesting vids of Adrian Utley of Portishead with a Minibrute, so there is one in the UK :lol:

Short version
Watch on youtube.com


Full interview
Watch on youtube.com


Watching Adrian is always fun. Seems like a genuinely nice guy too.


'this would have been brilliant a year ago when i was doing an opera'
:lol:
i feel like i can hear every synth speculating prick on this forum saying that to themselves when they get it
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby Shanesaw » Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:15 am

Somehow, I got lucky and scored a Minibrute from a Guitar Center in Pomona, CA. As you all know... or, for those that are waiting to pick one up still, the synths' build and tone are outstanding! Here's a minute and a half of some sounds I put together and the only effects are a little reverb and delay. One part was multi-tracked but only two notes are layered in that part. I can't believe how big it sounds!
I pumped a drum loop from my micro X into the Minibrute and modulated the filter with the LFO - synched to Ableton Live. Have a listen. :)

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby jaypodesta » Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:32 pm

Mine finally showed up. Off to pick it up. Pretty stoked!
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby adhmzaiusz » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:53 am

W00t just hopped on the bandwagon-- after having no luck scouring shops all over Germany I found one without expecting it on my way home. The whole trip there was no minibrute in sight, but this morning we were off to the airport heading back to Canada when stepping out of the hotel we noticed some music store just across the street... walked downstairs and there it was, first thing I saw! Didn't even think twice, now it is mine ALL MINE! 8-) 8-) 8-)
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby alan partridge » Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:44 pm

They're popping up in various places now - looks like the production is picking up.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby GuyaGuy » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:18 am

Got my replacement last week. (First one had a bum pot.) This little thing really is an excellent t addition to almost any studio--simple to use but rich in sounds, small enough to tuck away or bring as an extra to gigs, integrates easily with CV, etc. Plus those patch sheets are just so damn adorable!

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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby adhmzaiusz » Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:39 am

GuyaGuy wrote:Got my replacement last week. (First one had a bum pot.) This little thing really is an excellent t addition to almost any studio--simple to use but rich in sounds, small enough to tuck away or bring as an extra to gigs, integrates easily with CV, etc. Plus those patch sheets are just so damn adorable!

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Lol I didn't even notice the patchsheets, they do look cool. I might as well go take a look for myself...
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby Kidney05 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:32 am

The new factories makes me wonder if the newer Minibrutes will have less defects.

Also, I just jumped back in the preorder line.
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby GuyaGuy » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:23 am

Now that people actually have their MBs, shall we talk about how we are using them rather than how mean Arturia is for making people wait?

I just played with mine in conjunction with my Slim Phatty, mostly feeding the raw oscillators of one into the other. The MB oscillators definitely have a more biting character. Feeding the MB into the SP, you have the limitation that you can't tune the MB osc to fifths and so on. So I mostly end up using the MB as a sub or subtly enriching the core note of the SP. Of course, the Phatty lacks a noise sound source so the MB really compliments it there. Feeding the SP into the MB adds a good amount of richness too--Not just thicker tones but of course things like fifths, which you can't get with a single osc synth. They really do play along nicely, although I wouldnt want the hassle of wires and tuning in a live situation. But for getting richer sounds in the studio they are a lovely match. Next I'm going to get semi-modular with some Moogerfoogers and the Minibrute...
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby Bitexion » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:17 am

No we don't. Not in Europe. I'm still watching the site getting the "unconfirmed" date pushed back a few more days every day it hits. Called the shop the other day, he STILL didn't know anything at all and was quite annoyed with the whole synth, but since many ppl are waiting, he'd call the importer and get some answers and post a new date on the site if possible..then it was "unconfirmed 11th october". So, yeah..
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Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Postby GuyaGuy » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:34 pm

Alright, I guess it's back to another 50 pages of complaining. And GO!
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