To Arturia, the sound of analog has only become better with age. That's why, since their founding in 1999, they've focused on refining that classic tone in all their keyboards and MIDI equipment. They've said it themselves, they want to provide musicians with a unique way to create unforgettable performances, and a lot of musicians would agree that's exactly what they do.
So what are you looking for in a keyboard or MIDI controller? If you're looking for a throwback-style analog synthesizer, then you should start yours search with the famous Microbrute Analog Synthesizer. Known as the "analog monster in miniature", it may be small is size but it packs a powerful punch in terms of sound quality and features. Offering an intuitive oscillator design that emulates the MiniBrute, it also has a 25 minikey keyboard, a Steiner-Parker multimode filter, a monophonic analog synthesizer and a huge number of controls.
Maybe you're more interested in beat creation? Then definitely take a look at the SparkLE Compact Hybrid Drum Machine. Featuring a 16 key - 64 step sequencer, eight pressure sensitive pads, and software with a 16-track mixer and 14 professional effects, as well as a full library of instruments, this drum machine lets you craft and experiment like nothing else. And with its Virtual Analog sound engine, you're able to sample your playbacks and layer them, adding incredible realism to your sounds. It's an absolute powerhouse compared to other similar tools.
Winning award after award, Artuira keyboards and MIDI gear have definitely made a name for themselves. Touted by headliners like the legendary Herbie Hancock, Keith Shocklee of Public Enemy, U2's Terry Lawless, Portishead's Adrian Utley, PJ Morton of Maroon 5, world-renowned DJ Tiesto and hundreds of other artists, their equipment was made with professional aspirations in mind. So if you're looking to elevate the way you play, you've definitely come to the right place.