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PolyBrute 12 | The art of expression | ARTURIAplay button

PolyBrute 12 | The art of expression | ARTURIA

Tutorials | PolyBrute 12 - Overviewplay button

Tutorials | PolyBrute 12 - Overview

Tutorials | PolyBrute 12 - FullTouch® Keyboardplay button

Tutorials | PolyBrute 12 - FullTouch® Keyboard

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Playthrough | PolyBrute 12 | ARTURIA


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Arturia's PolyBrute 12 represents a seismic shift in analog polysynth expressivity. This 12-voice powerhouse transcends traditional synth architecture with its groundbreaking Full Touch MPE technology keyboard that tracks the position, pressure and motion of each key. Combined with the iconic Morphée pad, wooden ribbon strip and advanced modulation options, the PolyBrute 12 opens a new multidimensional realm for sculpting sound.

Arturia PolyBrute 12 Analog Synthesizer Full Touch MPE Keybed

Full Touch MPE: A Keyboard Tailored for Expression

At the heart of the PolyBrute 12 lies its revolutionary Full Touch MPE polyphonic keyboard. This advanced keybed detects the nuances of your playing across the entire key movement range, allowing for seamless polyphonic aftertouch expression. Whether through subtle inflections or powerful dynamics, you'll forge an intimate connection with your sound. Three distinct aftertouch modes let you shape momentum-sensitive envelopes and modulate each note independently for truly limitless sonic possibilities.

Arturia PolyBrute 12 Analog Synthesizer Oscillators

Infinite Timbral Exploration With Analog Oscillators

Dive into a vast spectrum of sonic color with the PolyBrute 12's potent analog oscillator section. Dual analog oscillators offer classic waveforms like sawtooth, triangle, square and pulse width, plus a sub-oscillator for thunderous bass textures. Metalizer and FM circuitry add complex, evolving harmonic structures. When paired with the multimode filters and comprehensive modulation matrix, you can coax an infinite palette of rich, dynamic tones from this synthesizer.

Arturia PolyBrute 12 Analog Synthesizer Morphée Pad

Multidimensional Control at Your Fingertips

The PolyBrute 12 continues Arturia's tradition of hands-on, intuitive control by providing immediate access to essential sound parameters. Its iconic Morphée pad invites free exploration of the X/Y modulation space, while the wooden ribbon controller enables dynamic real-time sweeps. The innovative motion recorder lets you capture and loop the movements of these controllers—along with every knob and slider—for spontaneous, evolving performances.

Arturia PolyBrute 12 Analog Synthesizer Inputs and Outputs

Integration With Your DAW

While the PolyBrute 12 lets you craft sounds with pure analog warmth, it also integrates seamlessly with your digital studio. The PolyBrute Connect software mirrors all controls in plug-in form, allowing you to tweak parameters directly in your DAW. You can even import new presets and sound banks for instant inspiration. With every knob and slider movement precisely mirrored between hardware and software, the PolyBrute 12 provides a coherent bridge between analog and digital realms.

Arturia PolyBrute 12 represents the next chapter in the evolution of expressive analog synthesis. Its 12-voice architecture and Full Touch MPE keyboard allow for unprecedented sonic sculpting and performance. Explore the multidimensional world of the PolyBrute 12 and redefine what an analog polysynth can achieve.

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  • 61-note velocity-sensitive, FullTouch MPE technology keyboard
  • Two analog oscillators: Sawtooth, Triangle + Metalizer, Square + Pulse Width, Sub Osc, FM and Sync
  • Noise generator with continuous noise color
  • Oscillator and Noise Mixer with Filter Routing
  • 12dB Multimode Steiner-Parker filter: Continuous LP > HP > BP morphing & Brute Factor
  • 24dB Low Pass Ladder filter with filter Drive
  • Filter FM with Oscillator or Noise FM modulation
  • Three Envelope Generators ADSR’s with looping capability
  • Three LFOs: Two multi-waveform LFOs with Phase, Fade-In and Sync options, LFO3 has a variable waveform and advanced retrig capabilities
  • Motion recorder: Record movement on knobs, sliders, ribbon, Morphée. Movement played back in one shot or loop mode
  • Three Digital Effect slots: Modulation, Reverb and Delay effects New Multi-Mode distortion, Multiple FX preset for each slot Send, Insert or True Bypass modes
  • 12x32 Modulation Matrix: Up to 32 destinations & 64 connections .
  • 64 step Polyphonic sequencer: Key, Accent, Slide & 3 tracks of parameter mod .
  • OLED display & Preset browsing: 768 Preset slots & 480 Factory Presets
  • Ribbon controller
  • Morphée XYZ controller
  • Morphing control, Sequencer randomisation or Matrix modes
  • Stereo master outputs
  • Sync in and out
  • Pedal inputs: One sustain + two expression pedals
  • MIDI and USB interfacing
  • PolyBrute Companion Software: Visualize and edit Presets, including Morphing, Preset librarian, Plugin version for DAW integration

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