Music software makers Arturia have launched a half-price sale on all of their emulations of iconic keyboards and synths. Until September 9th 2018, the French developers will running the “Past To The Future” promo. On the landing page for the deal, users can hear a selection of iconic keyboard performances that helped make the original instruments become legends in their own right.
From Depeche Mode to Led Zeppelin, Michael Jackson to Kraftwerk, Queen to Stevie Wonder, hear how each of the 21 keyboards and synths shaped music as we know it.
With the click of a button, you can also hear a “future” sound for each instrument, giving you an idea of what is possible thanks to the powerful enhancements Arturia have developed for every instrument. For example, make Bob Moog’s famous mini monosynth a polysynth or change the cabinetry of your grand piano from wood to sheet metal.
The instruments on offer, and their “famous tracks”, are:
- CMI V : Art of Noise - Moments in Love
- DX-7 V : Berlin - Take My Breath Away
- CLAVINET V : Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
- Mini V : Kraftwerk - Autobahn
- Modular V : Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Lucky Man
- CS-80V : Vangelis - Blade Runner Blues
- ARP-2600 V : Jean-Michel Jarre - Equinoxe 5
- Prophet V : Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Jup-8 V : Duran Duran - Save a Prayer
- SEM V : Doobie Brothers - What a Fool Believes
- Wurli V : Queen - You're My Best Friend
- VOX Continental V : The Doors - Light My Fire
- Solina V : Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
- Matrix 12 V : The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds
- Synclavier V : Michael Jackson - Beat It
- B-3 V : Booker T Jones - Green Onions
- Stage-73 V : Led Zepplin - No Quarter
- Farfisa V : Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
- Piano V : Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Analog Lab 3 : Yazoo - Don’t Go
- Buchla Easel V : Showcase
Learn more about the promo on Arturia's website.