Arturia Spark Creative Drum Machine
BEAT THE FUTURE Thanks to its very intuitive controller, Spark will introduce you to a unique playing experience. Forget about your computer mouse, get inspired, dive into the creative workflow, and produce stunning beats in no time.Combining the power of analog synthesis, physical modeling and samples, through the intuitive workflow of a hardware drum machine, Spark is a highly creative beat-production center.
Spark will save you time when looking for the right drum kit, will get you hooked by its amazing simplicity, and will surprise you by its sonic possibilities. With a dense library of more than 100 kits, including classic drum machines, modern electronic analog kits, acoustic & physically modeled drums, Spark is your weapon of choice to create unique beats whether you are producing in the studio or performing on stage. Embedded drum engines Spark’s sonic power is nothing but huge, embedding three distinctive drum engines: virtual analog synthesis, sampling and physical modeling. With access to in-depth parameters and given how easy it is to automate them all, every instrument is totally customizable, making beat creation more powerful and fun than just browsing through gigabytes of samples. Embedded drum engines Spark’s sonic power is nothing but huge, embedding three distinctive drum engines: virtual analog synthesis, sampling and physical modeling. With access to in-depth parameters and given how easy it is to automate them all, every instrument is totally customizable, making beat creation more powerful and fun than just browsing through gigabytes of samples. 1-16 step sequencer 2-Transport section Select your patterns and know which is playing at a glance. 3-FX Pad The touch-sensitive FX pad is loaded with a 3-mode Filter, a 6-mode Slicer and a Roller so you can instantly transform your sound and create live fills. 4-Key parameters You get 8 sequences with up to 64 steps each to create multiple musical phrases. 5-Velocity and pressure-sensitive pads Capture every nuance of your groove. 6-Master volume & Shuffle knobs 7-Loop Extreme looper allowing for stunning live effects 8-LCD Screen A lot of handy information is displayed on this blue LCD 9-Pattern circle Select your patterns and follow their chaining at a glance 10-Jog dial Quickly load your favorite kits and instruments 11-Main parameters 6 hands-on control for Cutoff and Resonance and to mix it through high quality audio effects (reverb, compressor,…) or simply adjust the panning and volume. Hardware Specifications 16 key – 64 step sequencer. 8 velocity & pressure sensitive pads. Touch sensitive FX Pad. High precision rotary encoders. Aluminum enclosure. Works as a universal MIDI controller towards any third-party software. Seamless integration as a plugin and standalone (VST 2.4, AU, AAX). Easy Import of Wave and Aiff samples, MIDI files and Rex loops. Drag & drop Export of MIDI and Audio (Wave) patterns into your DAW. Software Specifications Pristine quality sound engines including : TAE® analog synthesis, physical modelling, and multi-layered samples provided by our top-tier development partners. 1900+ instruments / 180+ kits: Vintage drum machines : analog emulations of the TR-808, TR-909, TR-606, Simmons SDS-V, and Eprom based Linn Drum, Drumtraks, DMX, Drumulator and more*. 10 new emulations from « Spark Vintage Drum Machines »: CR-78, Mini Pops 7, Ace Tone FR-2L, Yamaha MR 10, Maestro Rhythm King MRK2, Boss DR-55, E-mu-SP-12, Roland DR-727, Roland R-8, Casio VL-Tone and SK-1. Electronic kits covering the most popular modern music styles : EDM, Dubstep, Hip Hop, RnB, Pop… as well as experimental possibilities thanks to our physical modelling engine. Acoustic drum kits mixing physical modelling and samples for high audio realism. 16 key – 64 step sequencer. 8 velocity & pressure sensitive pads. Touch sensitive FX pad with repeat, tape, reverse, strobe, pan, mix, bit crusher, 3 mode filter and roller. Advanced loop mode with divide and move functions. Real-time automation on all parameters. 16 track mixer with 14 high quality effects : multiband compressor, bit crusher, multiband EQ, chorus, delay, reverb, distortion, phaser, plate reverb, destroyer, flanger, space pan, limiter, sub generator. 16-tuning mode available from pads and steps. New Oberheim Filter. Choke groups to naturally mute instruments. MIDI clock output to synchronize your hardware instruments.