Review: Synclavier V Synthesizer by Arturia

“The Holy Grail of Synthesizers” This is probably the best addition to the Arturia‘s V Collection 5: the Synclavier V virtual synthesizer. The Synclavier V synthesizer is one of the early digital synths and probably the best sounding one ever, and Arturia has made a wonderful emulation. Instead of having four partials like the original, the […]

Review: Farfisa V Virtual Organ by Arturia

Arturia‘s new Farfisa V virtual organ instrument emulates the classic Italian combo organ sound: the Farfisa Compact Deluxe, with of course some extras (quite a lot in fact). It looks just like the original, with the set of black keys for bass, the grey keys that can be switched for bass or treble, and the regular […]

Review: B-3 Virtual Tonewheel Organ by Arturia

The new version of Arturia’s V Collection 5 includes some great vintage keys, and nothing is more venerable than the classic Hammond B3 tonewheel organ sound played through a Leslie 122 or 147, and the time has come for us to see a very faithful recreation of both sonic and visual aspects from an original B3. B3 […]

V Collection 5 + 5 New Legendary Keyboards by Arturia

Arturia has released V Collection 5, a new update for their virtual instruments collection and adds 5 new legendary keyboards to it: Synclavier V, B-3 V, Stage-73 V, Farfisa V, and Piano V – a complete suite of acoustic pianos. Arturia’s award-winning modeling technology faithfully reproduces the way the original instruments behaved, offering some of the […]

Analog Lab 2 Virtual Instrument Released by Arturia

Arturia has released Analog Lab 2, a new version of their Analog Lab composite virtual instrument that gives you instant access to over 5000 of the best designer sounds from the 17 authentic legendary analog synthesizer from Arturia’s acclaimed V Collection. If you already own one of the Arturia keyboards, such as KeyLab or MiniLab, […]

iSPARK Beat-Making App for iPad by Arturia

Arturia has released iSPARK, the ultimate mobile beat-making solution for iPad. This new music app transposes Arturia’s SPARK 2 innovative virtual drum machine audio plugin to the iPad. According to the developer, iSpark is fully compatible with all the resources of its PC/Laptop version. You have the possibility to share your projects, kits and instruments […]

BeatStep and MiniLab Black Editions Released by Arturia

Arturia announced the release of their BeatStep Black Edition and MiniLab Black Edition, for its already well-known hardware controllers: BeatStep and the MiniLab. What’s new with this “Black Edition”? Well, BeatStep and MiniLab controllers are available now with a dark look and additional software. Let’s get into details… Arturia packed its controllers with an extra […]

NAMM 2016: MatrixBrute Analogue Synth by Arturia

Arturia announced at NAMM Show 2016 their latest MatrixBrute analogue synthesizer, a 49-note monophonic/duo-phonic instrument featuring two analogue VCOs, one core VCO/LFO, and extensive FM and Sync inter-modulation. To help maintain a 100% analogue signal path, MatrixBrute also adds true ANALOG EFFECTS to its stereo output — choose from chorus, delay, and flanger with five […]

NAMM 2016: KeyStep MIDI Keyboard & Sequencer by Arturia

Arturia introduces at NAMM 2016 the KeyStep, a new advanced portable 32-note USB keyboard with CV connectivity, an arpeggiator, a chord mode and a polyphonic step sequencer. KeyStep can be used to control both analog and digital devices. Due to its range of connections you can control any digital or analog synthesizer from the past, […]