NAMM 2019: Arturia MicroFreak - Experimental Hybrid Synth

US Wavetable and digital oscillators blend with analog filters      24/01/19

Arturia says that their new MicroFreak is a synthesizer like no other, is a peculiar, an exceptional instrument that rewards the curious musician. A spokesperson told us, "It blends wavetable and digital oscillators with analog filters. It features a unique poly-aftertouch flat keyboard. It adds controlled randomness to sequences. This isn’t a revolution, it’s a mutiny."

Main Features

  • Synthesizer with 192 preset slots and 128 factory presets
  • 11 Digital oscillator with variable mode, including collaborations with Mutable Instruments
  • Analog State Variable Filter, 12dB/octave, resonant, Low Pass, Band Pass, High Pass
  • ADSR envelope
  • Cycling Envelope offering two modes
    • Envelope
    • LFO
  • LFO with Sync: Sine, Tri, Saw, Square, Random, Slew Random
  • Modulation matrix with 5 sources and 7 destinations (3 custom destinations)
  • Monophonic or Paraphonic modes - Up to 4 voices
  • 25-key capacitive keybed with polyphonic aftertouch
  • Capacitive touch strip
  • Crisp OLED display for editing and parameter values
  • Powerful arpeggiator
    • Up, Order, Random, Pattern modes
    • Spice & Dice Gate randomizers
  • 64-step sequencer
    • 2 patterns per preset
    • 4 automation tracks per preset
  • CV / Gate / Mod outputs
  • USB, Clock and MIDI in and out
  • 6.35mm master and 3.5mm headphone output

 

Pricing and Availability:

$349 / €299

Available in Spring.


More information:

 

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