Meet MicroFreak: A Sonic Madhouse for the Budding Experimentalist
A digital synth like no other, MicroFreak is a peculiar, exceptional instrument that rewards the curious musician. It blends wavetable and digital oscillators with analog filters. It features a unique poly-aftertouch flat keyboard. Add controlled randomness to sequences with the Mod Matrix and Polyphonic Aftertouch.
A powerful digital oscillator with loads of atypical modes, an analog filter, and a modulation matrix. MicroFreak is an extremely versatile little monster that can sound sweet, terrific, hypnotic, deep, chaotic and authentic. It features an expressive etched touch-keyboard which also adds to its stylish appearance.
Arturia MicroFreak in one take:
- Wavetable and digital oscillators
- Analog filters
- Huge variety of sound possibilities
- Poly-aftertouch flat keyboard
- Arpeggiator and sequencer
- 128 factory presets and space for 64 user sounds;
- Crystal-clear OLED screen
- 5×7 modulation matrix
- Paraphonic mode
- Collaboration with Mutable Instruments
- USB, MIDI, and CV outputs
- Use MicroFreak as a controller to experience polyphonic aftertouch
The digital oscillator is prepared to do things other synths simply wouldn’t consider. With modes like Texturer, KarplusStrong, Harmonic OSC, Superwave, adventurous musicians will be able to explore totally new possibilities. Arturia have partnered with acclaimed Eurorack Manufacturer Mutable Instruments to include the Plaits oscillator, with added paraphony.
Touch Keyboard with Aftertouch:
Don’t be afraid to try something new and unusual. MicroFreak’s touch plate is fast, natural, and expressive. It can detect pressure, and offers polyphonic aftertouch!
State Variable Analog Filter:
Arturia have coupled the Microfreak’s digital oscillator with an analog filter. Inspired by the trailblazing 12dB Oberheim SEM filter, you can make it scream, whisper, and self-oscillate.
Dominate the circuitry with MicroFreak’s 5×7 matrix. Three destinations are even user assignable!
Arpeggiator and Step Sequencer:
Record up to four automations, edit notes per step or use innovative randomization options. MicroFreak’s step sequencer and arpeggiator are powerful and fun to use.
Unlike other synths, MicroFreak’s back panel is not off-limits. With tons of connectivity, MicroFreak offers CV/Gate: Pitch Out, Gate Out and Pressure Out, Clock In and Out, MIDI In and Out, and USB
Get all the visual feedback you need with a cool, high-definition OLED Display. A first on an Arturia product.