October 3, 2012

Arturia Spark Updated To v1.5 – Here’s What’s New

The small and portable Arturia Spark drum machine will be receive a new software update, version 1.5, which will include a few handy changes to this capable 16 track mixer.  First off, the “Tune Feature” has been implemented which allows for a melodic composition to be created directly from the drums MIDI controlled pads.

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The sampling engine has been changed, and adds some new features the enable creative sampling – a “choke group” function has been added that will cut off the sound from one sample when another has been activated, sort of like a drummer how mutes his own hi-hat notes after each hit.