DrumBrute Impact

The Beast Strikes Back

Get ready to meet a different kind of Brute. A drum machine with attitude, DrumBrute Impact is an addictively fun, instantly satisfying beat maker with a beefy, unique sound.

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A new
Brute sound

Putting the focus on “Brute”, DrumBrute Impact features 10 high-energy, refined, punchy analog sounds.

You can also use the exclusive “Color” sound-shapers to introduce unique, per instrument effect for some variation. Boost the harmonic content, add some drive, snap, or crack at the touch of a button, you can even automate tonal changes by creating a “Color” sequence. If you want your drums to push even harder, use the built-in distortion on the output for some drum-optimized crunch.

DrumBrute Impact is a drum machine for musicians and producers who crave raw power and monstrous tone.

Every inch
a winner

From its hard-wearing pads to its raucous driven sound palette, its compact form to its quick to master sequencer, DrumBrute Impact has been designed from the ground up by passionate musicians for passionate musicians.

Awesome drums
made easy

Sharing the same prize-fighting sequencing architecture found in the original DrumBrute, you’ll love the simple, fun, and intuitive sequencer in DrumBrute Impact.

Whether you want to create complex, phasing polyrhythms or straight, pounding rhythms; record a finger-drumming performance; punch in a step-sequenced masterpiece; DrumBrute Impact beats to your rhythm. Use the touch strip to create some real-time glitchy, beat-repeat breakdowns, spice up a single instrument or your whole pattern with a dedicated ‘Random’ knob, and add some syncopation and groove with the ‘Swing’ feature.

A true analog
experience

Connect to your other gear, sync up, and make some music the old-school way.

Get away from computer screens, say goodbye to sub-menus, and jump into the world of tactile, instant, analog satisfaction. Featuring a huge array of sync and connectivity options, you’ll be able to hook up and jam with practically any other synth, sequencer, or MIDI-enabled instrument. Mix on the fly with dedicated controls for every function, multitrack, record, effect, and mix the sound your way with multiple bus outputs. Save patterns that you love, chain them together, and create full songs and live sets, all without looking at a single screen.

DrumBrute Impact is a massive sounding, creativity fueling beast, with effortless workflow and amazing performance controls.

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PressClippings

  • Sonic State

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “My god, it kills!”

  • Ask Audio

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “Very, very good Drum Machine.”

  • Create Digital Music

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “The result: this thing hits really hard. That matters. We’re humans. We like things that go thud. We can feel it. This isn’t theory; it’s visceral.”

  • Reverb

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “What you have here is a really really nice sequencer with a really nice pallette of analogue sounds.”

  • Future Music

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “What matters here is the sound, and we found that everything that comes out of DrumBrute Impact is filled it with freshness and innovation. An excellent analog drum machine.”

  • Music Radar

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “I love the distorsion !”

  • Hispasonic

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “This new Drumbrute expands the existing range in a way I never could imagine. The result it's awesome and the options to sculpt my own sound are amazing.”

  • ISPMúsica

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “New sounds, simple tools, powerful analog character and very broad connectivity.”

  • Audio Technology

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “I’m certain the machine will be a runaway success, simply because of the kick and the distortion effect. Then the FM Drum adds a world of versatility to the device again. Go have a listen, absorb a slight incursion on the credit card and grab what will outrun the original DrumBrute as a true classic.”

  • Audio Fanzine

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “With its very competitive price, DrumBrute Impact is positioned as a very affordable composition and performance tool to start or complement ones analog stage or studio setup. We award him a 2018 'Value for Money' Award”

  • Future Music

    On DrumBrute Impact

    “PLATINIUM AWARD The original DrumBrute was a very solid all-round drum synth paired with an excellent sequencer, at a price that made it very tempting. The Impact doubles down on all of this. (...) It is an inspiring and enticing drum machine at a very good price. ”

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What's in the box

Box content

  • DrumBrute Impact unit
  • Power cable

Instrument dimensions

  • size : 13.5 x 9.6 x 2.2 inches (342 x 243 x 57mm)
  • weight : 4 lbs. (1.84 Kg)

Main Features

10 pure analog sounds

  • Kick, Snare 1, Snare 2, Tom Hi, Tom Low, Cowbell, Cymbal, Closed Hat, Open Hat, and FM Sound

64 patterns with up to 64 steps each

Separate accent per drum

Optional Color sound-shaping on all instruments (except Cowbell)

Song mode for chaining patterns

Polyrhythm capabilities: each drum track can be a separate length

Swing: global or per instrument

Randomness: generate pattern variations

Pattern Looper for beat repeat functions

Roller for real time instruments rolls

Output Distortion with bypass

Smart metronome with headphone override

Multiple sync options: Internal / MIDI / Clock, including 1PPS, 2PPQ, DIN24, and DIN48

USB MIDI interface

Master output, & optional individual audio outputs for Kick, Snares, Hats and FM Sound

3.5mm headphone output