Arturia Drumbrute Impact Analog Drum Synthesizer Overview:
THE BEAST STRIKES BACK A drum machine with attitude, DrumBrute Impact is an addictively fun, instantly satisfying beat maker with a beefy, unique sound.
This is the drum machine you’ve been waiting for. Combining bold, hard-hitting analog sounds, a monstrous output distortion, performable controls, superb connectivity, and a powerful sequencer, DrumBrute Impact will fill your music with energy and muscle.
A new Brute sound Putting the focus on “Brute”, DrumBrute Impact features 10 high-energy, refined, punchy analog sounds.
You can also use the exclusive “Color” sound-shapers to introduce unique, per instrument effect for some variation. Boost the harmonic content, add some drive, snap, or crack at the touch of a button, you can even automate tonal changes by creating a “Color” sequence. If you want your drums to push even harder, use the built-in distortion on the output for some drum-optimized crunch.
DrumBrute Impact is a drum machine for musicians and producers who crave raw power and monstrous tone.
Awesome drums made easy Sharing the same prize-fighting sequencing architecture found in the original DrumBrute, you’ll love the simple, fun, and intuitive sequencer in DrumBrute Impact.
Whether you want to create complex, phasing polyrhythms or straight, pounding rhythms; record a finger-drumming performance; punch in a step-sequenced masterpiece; DrumBrute Impact beats to your rhythm. Use the touch strip to create some real-time glitchy, beat-repeat breakdowns, spice up a single instrument or your whole pattern with a dedicated ‘Random’ knob, and add some syncopation and groove with the ‘Swing’ feature.
A true analog experience Connect to your other gear, sync up, and make some music the old-school way.
Get away from computer screens, say goodbye to sub-menus, and jump into the world of tactile, instant, analog satisfaction. Featuring a huge array of sync and connectivity options, you’ll be able to hook up and jam with practically any other synth, sequencer, or MIDI-enabled instrument. Mix on the fly with dedicated controls for every function, multitrack, record, effect, and mix the sound your way with multiple bus outputs. Save patterns that you love, chain them together, and create full songs and live sets, all without looking at a single screen.
DrumBrute Impact is a massive sounding, creativity fueling beast, with effortless workflow and amazing performance controls.
Every inch a winner From its hard-wearing pads to its raucous driven sound palette, its compact form to its quick to master sequencer, DrumBrute Impact has been designed from the ground up by passionate musicians for passionate musicians.
10 in-your-face analog sounds: high-impact drum sounds, including a chest-pounding kick, two face-slapping snares, hi and low toms, a zingy cymbal, searinghats, a massive FM synth sound, and a cowbell.
Powerful sequencer: 64 patterns with up to 64 steps.
Polyrhythm: set unique pattern lengths for each instrument.
Looper: for glitchy beat-repeats.
Roller: add per instrument drum fills.
Songs: chain up to 16 patterns, save up to 16 songs.
Swing: add some groove to your rhythm, either globally or per drum.
Randomness: add unpredictable variations to your pattern.
Output distortion: rich, specially voiced distortion on the output to add some filth when you need it,and bypass when you don’t.
Sync to anything: connect to practically any hardware or software instruments, sequencers, or interfaces with MIDI, clock, or USB.
3.5mm headphone output.
Metronome: removed from the main output when headphones are connected, so you hear it and not your audience.
Group outputs: 4 additional outputs to send the Kick, Snares, Hi Hats, or the FM Sound out separately for post-processing.
10. Color: unique to DrumBrute Impact, “Color” can be activated per instrument, or per step. Color adds overdrive to the kick, make the snares snap and crack, and excites the hats, toms, and FM sound.
Specifications: Box contents
DrumBrute Impact unit
Size & weight
Instrument size : 12.6 x 11.4 x 3.54 inches (320 x 290 x 90mm)