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Arturia MicroFreak
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Description

This out-there little music machine features a versatile digital oscillator so you can create rare and interesting sounds with ease. Modes like Texturer, KarplusStrong, Harmonic OSC, and Superwave give adventurous musicians the chance to explore totally new, unheard possibilities.

Features

  • Synthesizer with 192 preset slots and 128 factory presets
  • 11 Digital oscillator with variable mode, including adaptions of the Mutable Instruments Plaits module
  • Analog State Variable Filter, 12dB/octave, resonant, Low Pass, Band Pass, High Pass
  • ADSR envelope
  • Cycling Envelope offering two modes
  • Envelope
  • 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

Discussions

Arturia Microfreak Experimental Hybrid Synthesizer

After a weekend with my MicroFreak, must say the only other synth in my setup that can suck time itself away, is my three voiced Evolver Array. This will indeed pair up nicely w hydrasynth desktop when she ships. Paraphonic done excellently and it really is easy to forget it’s one oscillator. I think this...

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Arturia Microfreak Experimental Hybrid Synthesizer

Just wanted to share a video and pad patch I made for the MicroFreak. The patch uses pressure sensitivity to control the speed of the Cycling Envelope and the amount of Filter Resonance. The Cycling Envelope modulates Pitch, Wave, Timbre and Cutoff. https://youtu.be/Vf7rm7ibfl0 Download patch here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5sa7jokfeijhccg/Blackhole.mfpz?dl=0

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is there really only roli and linnstrument for MPE options now?

Is Touché MPE or is it more of a glorified expression pedal? And I thought there were/are plans for the Microfreak to go MPE, as well. But yeah, it’s a little barren out there for choice right now.

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