Arturia Spark Vintage Drum Machines
Arturia announces the availability of its Spark Vintage Drum Machines software instrument.
Available as standalone, VST 2.4 & 3 — 32-bit and 64-bit, RTAS and US — 32- and 64-bit, it comes with 30 drum machines.
It emulates: Roland’s CR-78, TR-808, and TR-606; Korg’s Mini Pops 7 and KPR-77; Ace Tone’s Rhythm Ace FR-2L; Yamaha’s MR10; Maestro’s Rhythm King MRK2; Boss’ DR-55; Casio’s VL- Tone and SK-1; Simmons’ SDS; Phatwerk; and Micromatix, as well as E-mu’s Drumulator and SP-12; Roland’s TR-909, TR-606, TR-707, TR-727, TR-626, and R8; Oberheim’s DMX; Sequential Circuits’ DrumTraks; Kawai’s R-100; Casio’s RZ-1; Yamaha’s RX5; the LinnDrum; Linn 9000; Pulsator; and Dirty-909 (these are sample-based and/or physical modelling hybrids).
14 effects (Multiband Compressor, Reverb, Bit Crusher, Multiband EQ, Chorus, Delay, Distortion, Phaser, Plate Reverb, Destroyer, Flanger, Space Pan, Limiter, and Sub Generator) are included, while 16 independent audio outputs and MIDI I/O are designed to permit DAW integration; plus the live features of Arturia’s hardware Spark Creative Drum Machine controller’s integrated software — XY Touch Pad, Beat Looper, Slicer, and Realtime automation on all parameters. About 1300 pre-programmed patterns are available.
Pricing & Availability:
Spark Vintage Drum Machines is available to purchase from Arturia’s Online shop as Mac-compatible (OS X 10.5 or higher — Intel only) and PC-compatible (Windows XP, Vista, and 7 — 32- and 64-bit) boxed software for €119.00 EURO/$129.00 USD or as a software download for €99.00 EURO/$99.00 USD.
More info at the Arturia website.