Watch a Tutorial on Arturia's Modular ARP 2600
Point Blank’s Dan Herbert gives an overview of the powerful VST.

In Point Blank’s latest video tutorial, course developer and instructor Dan Herbert looks at Arturia’s ARP 2600 plugin. In the video, which you can watch via the player above, Herbert give…

Learn How to Use a Modular Synth Using Arturia Modular V
Point Blank discuss the Arturia Modular V in their latest live plugin of the week.

With the introduction of fixed-architecture synths, modular synthesizers experienced a decline in the ’80s—modular synthesizers had been commercially manufactured over ten years before by the le…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Gear
We look back at our favorite pieces of gear released in 2016.

In terms of music and music making, 2016 really stood out for the amount of accessible, analog gear that was released. Many of the premier companies in the space—Korg, Roland, Arturia, Elektron—releas…

Arturia Releases Affordable, Fully Analog Drum Machine
The Drumbrute is available to order now, with a price tag of $499.

Arturia has announced the release of the DrumBrute, an analog drum machine which now sits alongside the MicroBrute, MiniBrute, and MatrixBrute in the Brute family. The DrumBrute contains 17 fully anal…

Studio Essentials: These Hidden Hands
Tommy Four Seven and Alain Paul run us through the gear that they hold most dear.

Some partnerships were simply meant to be; with every release, it becomes clearer that the British-born, Berlin-based pairing of Tommy Four Seven and Alain Paul is just that. Their project These Hidde…

Studio Essentials: Octave One
The Burden Brothers detail their musical essentials for when they are on the road.

The Burden Brothers’ connection with their machines runs deep. Lenny and Lawrence, siblings from Detroit, are the core members of one of techno history’s most pivotal acts (with Lorne, Lynell and Lanc…

Synths Preposterously Big and Remarkably Small: NAMM 2016
The modular world joins the big players at this year's edition of the annual music-gear expo.

Set up right next door to Disneyland (as usual) in Anaheim, California, this year’s NAMM show was again a loud mess of humanity and machines, dotted with tiny bits of musical brilliance. We saw synths…

Arturia Unveils its Latest Analog Synth, MatrixBrute
The French company claims it's "the most powerful analog synth ever created."

Just in time for the 2016 NAMM Show in Anaheim, French music software and hardware company Arturia has revealed its latest analog synth, the MatrixBrute. On its website, the company claims that the Ma…

XLR8R's Best of 2015: Gear
At the end of a banner year for hardware and software, we select our top releases.

Electronic music-making has never been a more accessible pursuit, and 2015 saw a number of fantastic pieces of hardware and software releases. From iOS apps to MIDI controllers and beat machines, here…

Review: Arturia BeatStep Pro
The company's latest sequencer/controller is an impressively versatile device.

The BeatStep Pro follows on the heels of last year’s BeatStep, a sequencer and controller that offered a straightforward way to control your synths and drum machines via both MIDI and control voltage.…

Arturia Announces Availability of BeatStep Pro
The feature-packed sequencer is available now.

Arturia has announced—as of July 7—that its BeatStep Pro sequencer is available to the public. The BeatStep Pro collectively blew minds at Musikmesse 2015 when it simultaneously sequenced eight MiniBr…

Arturia Details New Audio Interface and BeatStep Update
The French company has a few tricks up its sleeve for this year's NAMM convention.

After teasing an upcoming audio interface for the past few months, Arturia have now detailed its new Audiofuse device (pictured above) along with news of an update to its BeatStep rhythm controller, t…

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