Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by LDT » Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:00 am

Ouch. Trying really hard not to say anything bad about that demo. 🙊

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Voltcontrol » Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:22 am

anselmi wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:51 am
Voltcontrol wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:45 am
The demo is certainly on the bright, couldn't detect the harshness (but then again years of DJ'ing have definitely dulled my hearing range). I do like it. Moawrrr demo's are needed!
highly subjective, my friend...I expect more silkyness from a synth like this, so this this bright oscillators and the steiner filter resonance hits my ears badly
My expectation was the same (expansive/round/silky), but that is not to say, I dislike what I'm hearing (which is subjective in and of itself. Mate.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Voltcontrol » Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:24 am

:cloud:
LDT wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:00 am
Ouch. Trying really hard not to say anything bad about that demo. 🙊
Say it, say it!

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Kattefjaes » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:22 pm

MoyaMoya wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:34 am
More interested in this than a Behringer CS80 :hihi:
Unlike the BS80, this may actually exist in a working form for sale at some point.

I'm not in the market for another poly, but still, whew, shots fired.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by anselmi » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:52 pm

it can do complex sounds for sure, but so can the Rev2 and offers more voices for less money...and to my years the Rev2 sounds better

anyway, I still preffer the Super 6 as a poly for its audio quality...for me it´s hard to beat and it can do a lot of complex stuff too with a more direct interface

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by anselmi » Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:22 pm

the one and only Nick with a preview


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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by LDT » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:23 pm

The morph stuff is really cool. But am I understanding this correctly?: Morph is in bi-timbral mode, right? So that seems to leave us with a whooping three (3) voices. Okaaayyyy.
Somebody must have been thinking “6 voices is practicly like 8 voices, just cheaper.” Only, when the grand innovation (and yes, it is cool) is the bi-timbral morph, then it is about 3 voices vs 4 voices. And that difference is litterally gigantic.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by rowsbywoof » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:26 pm

MoyaMoya wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:34 am
More interested in this than a Behringer CS80 :hihi:
Agreed. This looks really cool.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by starthief » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:29 pm

LDT wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:23 pm
The morph stuff is really cool. But am I understanding this correctly?: Morph is in bi-timbral mode, right? So that seems to leave us with a whooping three (3) voices.
The morph thing isn't crossfading between voices, it's interpolating all the parameters... so unless I missed something somewhere, no, morphing doesn't restrict polyphony.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by anselmi » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:36 pm

starthief wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:29 pm
LDT wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:23 pm
The morph stuff is really cool. But am I understanding this correctly?: Morph is in bi-timbral mode, right? So that seems to leave us with a whooping three (3) voices.
The morph thing isn't crossfading between voices, it's interpolating all the parameters... so unless I missed something somewhere, no, morphing doesn't restrict polyphony.
yeah, I think this is the way...morphing and bi-timbrality are separate features

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Post by nectarios » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:59 pm

Very nice. 8 voices would have been better, but 6 is better than 4.
I think it sounds really good and the modulation is there.
The morphing seems like instant fun for sound design and going bat shit crazy at the turn of one knob...with some thought between A > B patch, seriously complex and consonant/dissonant tones will jump out.

I don't even like Arturia, but they appear to have struck gold with this one.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Chopper » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:39 pm

Looks amazing, love the possibilities and Nick sold it very well with some of his patches....
A winner for arturia for sure...
Price??

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by olix » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:52 pm

2.500

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Flounderguts » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:53 pm

$2899 on arturia's website
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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Voltcontrol » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:08 pm

Flounderguts wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:53 pm
$2899 on arturia's website
As linked before 2500 here, they state 400 off MRSP on their site so that checks out: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail ... ynthesizer

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I’m growing less fond of this thing with every demo I’ve seen so far sonically. Morph is a great feature and do like the matrix + it’s stereo nature.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Pighood » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:38 pm

So like Hydrasynth and Summit re joined in the polypool by the new kid
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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by SteeVtheRipper » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:07 am

6 voices is soooooo 2016

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by SteeVtheRipper » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:55 am

It actually looks like a fun, interactive synth. That morph feature is neat, and the “Morphée” (Touché) controller is an interesting addition. Like the very subtle ribbon. Still there’s something about the sound of Arturia stuff that has held me back from purchasing. After watching reviews I’m not like “omg I need this!!!” All these years later, even with 6 voices, I hear an OB6 and melt. This, not so much. Maybe in person will be different. Summit Peaks my interest more (see what I did there?) and I’m loving my Hydrasynth. Can’t wait to give it a whirl and see.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by Red Electric Rainbow » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:22 am

Pighood wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:38 pm
So like Hydrasynth and Summit re joined in the polypool by the new kid
yeah and like also a ton of other synths too. so many polys available right now.
TOO FAR GONE

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by olix » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:38 am

The PolyBrute seems to sound so good

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by loydb » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:15 am

I'm a little shocked they're pricing it against an OB-6, I would have expected about $500 less.

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by droningspaghettimonster » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:20 am

still cant believe its 6 voices

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Re: Arturia PolyMatrix / PolyBrute coming?

Post by berfmurret » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:41 am

digging the sound!

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