Arturia Releases SPARK Vintage Drum Machines Software
Arturia has released SPARK Vintage Drum Machines, a software version that brings 30 legendary drum machines to the musician. Intuitive and powerful, Spark Vintage Drum Machines is much more than the typical sample players available on the market. By mixing high quality samples and virtual analog synthesis (based on TAE), this software claims to capture the unique soul of these instruments. From the classic percussion sounds of the Roland CR-78 and Korg Mini Pops 7 to the legendary punch of the TR-series, all the iconic models are available in one single easy to use interface.
» 30 different drum machines: Roland TR-808, TR-707, CR-78, Korg KPR 77, Mini Pops 7, LinnDrum, Yamaha RX5, Maestro Rhythm King MRK2, Simmons SDS, and more.
» Easy workflow: one interface to learn, thirty drum machines to play
» Made for live performance: XY Touch Pad, Beat Looper, Slicer, Real-time automation on all parameters
» 14 quality Effects : Multiband Compressor, Reverb, Bit crusher, Multiband EQ, Chorus, Delay, Distortion, Phaser, Plate Reverb, Destroyer, Flanger, Space Pan, Limiter, Sub Generator
» Spark’s Step Sequencer
» 16 independant audio outputs, midi I/O
» 64 patterns pre-programmed for each drum machine
Drum machine engines:
TAE engine: Roland CR-78, Roland TR-808, Roland TR-606, Korg Mini Pops 7, Korg KPR-77, Ace Tone Rhythm Ace FR-2L, Yamaha MR10, Maestro Rhythm King MRK2, Boss DR-55, Casio VL-Tone and SK-1, Simmons SDS, Phatwerk, Micromatix.
Sample based and Hybrids: E-mu SP-12, Roland TR-909, Roland TR-707, Roland TR-727, Roland TR-626, Roland R8, E-mu Drumulator, Oberheim DMX, Sequential Circuits DrumTraks, Kawai R-100, LinnDrum, Linn 9000, Casio RZ-1, Yamaha RX5, Pulsator, Dirty-909.
Arturia’s Spark software costs $129 / €119 and is available now.