DrumBrute

Pure Analog Beats

DrumBrute is an all-in-one analog drum machine designed with performance and in-depth sound editing at its heart. Give your music the analog impact it deserves!

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Providing 17 distinct, fully analog drum and percussion instruments with an intuitive sequencer, massive connectivity, a two-mode Steiner-Parker filter, and dynamic performance controls, DrumBrute will take your beat production to the next level.

Create energetic and exciting drum beats with a single, user-friendly device. With its vast sonic potential and smooth workflow, DrumBrute meets and exceeds the expectations of demanding musicians. Bridging the gap between inspiration and technology, DrumBrute offers punchy analog drum sounds, advanced 64 step / 64 pattern sequencing possibilities and ultra-effective performance controls.

Absolute
Rhythm Mastermind

Big sounds without the big budget

A collection of 17 distinct analog drum instruments; an advanced 64-step drum sequencer with song mode; a polyrhythmic, step-repeat glitch machine; a performance powerhouse and sequence looper. DrumBrute is all of this. It can also act as your creative hub, as its vast connectivity allows you to output different sections of your mix separately, and connect to all your existing studio & performance gear with USB, MIDI, and Clock I/O.

More than the sum of its parts, DrumBrute combines the technical perfection of studio gear with the excitement of a playable instrument

Hit with your Instinct,
Beat with your Heart

Every feature and detail in DrumBrute has been designed to amplify your creative flow.

Producing? DrumBrute makes shaping your sound and building your rhythmic patterns a breeze. Performing? DrumBrute gives you massive connectivity and vital control. Every function is immediately accessible from the front panel. No dropdown menu, no waste of time.

Strike
the First Blow

Create your perfect kit using the best analog sounds

Every single one of the seventeen drum & percussion parts is 100% analog, and carries the savage DNA of the Brute synth family. DrumBrute is fully polyphonic, so all of its sounds can be played simultaneously and twisted by the nasty two-mode 12dB Steiner-Parker filter.

Soft, sharp, pure, trashy, or devastating... DrumBrute lets you create an exciting, personal sound palette that will electrify your music.

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PressClippings

  • Future Music

    On DrumBrute

    “A characterful analogue drum machine with some uniquely creative sequencing tricks up its sleeve”

  • MusicTech

    On DrumBrute

    “The DrumBrute is a lot of fun to use, it is refreshing to see a more affordable machine that has a sound of its own.”

  • Resident Advisor

    On DrumBrute

    “The Drumbrute deserves to be as successful as its predecessors. It's a very neatly designed product that's easy to use on the surface and full of useful features once you get deeper.”

  • Sound On Sound

    On DrumBrute

    “With the DrumBrute, Arturia have created what many of us have desired for years and have done it in their own particular style. Highly recommended.”

  • Ask Audio

    On DrumBrute

    “This instrument brings back the joy of creating beats in a way that more generic devices can struggle to do.”

  • Electronic Musician

    On DrumBrute

    “With its 17 rich, fully analog per-cussion sounds, the DrumBrute has all the poten-tial of a future classic of the stage and studio.”

  • 429Records

    On DrumBrute

    “Arturia DrumBrute Analog Drum Machine puts classic analog drum sounds in your hands. It then goes even further, to give you the tools to play around with these sounds, creating just about any style or pattern you can think of.”

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What's in the box

Box content

  • DrumBrute unit
  • Power cable

Instrument dimensions

  • size : 16.46 x 10.87 x 1.58 inches (418 x 276 x 40mm)
  • weight : 5.69 lbs. (2.58 Kg)

Main Features

17 pure analog drum sounds

  • Kick 1, kick 2, snare, clap, hi-hat 1, hi-hat 2, conga hi, conga low, tom hi, tom low, maracas, rimshot, clave, tambourine, cymbal, reverse cymbal, zap.
  • Wide-range controls allow for many new and unique sounds.
  • 2 different flavors of kick drums
  • Our unique analog Reverse Cymbal

64 patterns with up to 64 steps each

Separate accent per drum

Song mode for chaining patterns

Pattern effects

  • Swing that can be global or per instrument
  • Randomness per instrument for generating variations.
  • Pattern Looper for beat repeat functions

Steiner Parker output filter with bypass

Multiple sync options

  • Internal
  • MIDI
  • Clock
  • 1PPS, 2PPQ, DIN24, DIN48

USB MIDI interface

Mix audio output (unbalanced 1/4" jack)

Individual audio outputs (unbalanced 3.5mm jacks)

Headphone output with both 3.5mm and 1/4” jacks

Create polyrhythms

  • Each drum track can be a separate length.