ARTURIA Everything you need to know about Synthesizers, Keyboards and Controllers

Arturia Keyboard synthesizers controller cover

Arturia is a well-reputed electronics company that was founded in 1999. The company makes music software and hardware that helps emerging artists and musicians elevate their performance. Since its creation, Arturia has revolutionized the world of music through its musical instruments such as synthesizers, MIDI controllers, and more.

Moreover, Arturia focuses highly on innovating, which is why it creates an unmatched set of equipment using world-class research and integrated latest state-of-the-art technology. Despite being famous worldwide, we will tell you all about what you need to know about Arturia.

Facts and figures

The company is a creation of two engineers, Frédéric Brun, Gilles Pommereuil that studied at Grenoble Institute of Technology. Both, Frédéric Brun, Gilles Pommereuil were eagerly interested in music, and musical instruments. And being engineers, they shared the same concept, which was to open music creation to everyone through technology.

They worked day and night on this dream to create a musical software known as Studio. Since its launch, Storm helped numerous composers, novice ones, to help create music. However, in 2003, it shifted its focus, developed digital synthesizers, and created Synth and Modular V that eliminated analog synthesizers. Both these software gained immense popularity and were deemed more convenient by composers.

  1. Over the years, Arturia has developed various industry booming musical software and hardware, such as Keylabs, MiniLab, Spark Creative Drum, and more. All of their soft synths are based on TAE (True Analog Emulation) technology, which allows users to create immersive digital music resembling an analog synth.
  2. All these technologies created for the sole purpose of making the art of music composing to everyone made Arturia one of the leading instruments making companies. Now, it operates in 55 regions and has 5 offices.

In addition, the company started with two members, Frédéric Brun, Gilles Pommereuil, and has now more than 120 staff members of diverse nationalities and cultures. they have 5 product lines, which have been shipped to more than 70 countries.

Logo the brand Arturia

Arturia’s logo is one of a kind that reflects a passion for music. The logo of the brand is represented by an “A” enclosed in a circle. The logo’s color is black and white and features a minimalist yet timeless design.

Founder of the brand Arturia

The company was founded in 1999 in Grenoble, a city in France, by two people Frédéric Brun, Gilles Pommereuil, which are also the owner of Arturia. The company is a privately held enterprise.

Head office

It’s head office is in Montbonnot Saint Martin, France, which is a French commune. You can go to head office at 26, avenue Jean Kuntzmann, 38330 Montbonnot Saint Martin, France.

Core values

The company is based on four core values. They include:

  • User-friendliness
  • Ingenuity
  • Daring, and
  • Excellence/performance


They understand that composing music is tough, especially using present-day technology. All the musical instruments created by them are easy to use and that helps users enjoy seamless music composition, this also creates a strong customer relationship. It is why Arturia’s customers do not wander around to other brands.


Every day their engineers try their very best to innovate musical software and hardware that can offer unmatched musical performance.


Arturia is not just a company. It is a brand that creates unbeatable musical instruments tailored to musicians from all around the world. In addition, all the products created or reinvented by Arturia reflect passion and diligence, which is also economical compared to giants of the market. Moreover, all the musical instruments are readily available as well.


All Arturia’s products offer remarkable sound performance, which is a result of the hard work of their staff.

Arturia product categories


Arturia creates numerous audio interfaces that make sure that composers get the best experience. Some of the most popular audio interfaces developed by them are:

  • AudioFuse 8Pre
  • AudioFuse Studio
  • AudioFuse
  • MiniFuse 1
  • MiniFuse 2
  • MiniFuse 4

Software synthesizers

Arturia’s state-of-the-art software synthesizers closely mimic analog synthesizers. Some of their most used software synthesizers are:

  • B-3 V
  • Modular V 
  • CZ V
  • CS -80 V
  • SEM V
  • Minimoog V
  • SQ 80 V, and plenty others.

Software effects

They also specialize in making software effects. Below-specified are some of their most popular software effects.

  • • Comp DIODE- 609
  • COMP VCA – 65
  • Bus FORCE
  • Comp FET-76
  • Chorus Dimension-D
  • Flanger BL-20
  • Rev PLATE-140
  • Rev SPRING – 636
  • Filter MINI
  • Filter M12
  • Filter SEM
  • Pre-V 76, and more.

Hardware synthesizers

Some of the most popular hardware synthesizers created by them are:

  • Micro Freak
  • PolyBrute
  • MatrixBlue Noir Edition
  • DrumBrute Impact
  • MiniBrute 2
  • MicroBrute, and more.
  • Controllers

Controllers from Arturia include:

Arturia also makes various drum solutions, iPad synthesizers, and iOS drum machines, which users can use to redefine their music composing experience.

The current Arturia top seller

Arturia Poly Brute

It is an analog synthesizer, which has 2 integrated filter designs. The synthesizer is touch-sensitive and has 61 keys and a MIDI interface. The USB port is also provided, and the total number of analog outputs is 2. Aftertouch and split zones are also integrated into the synthesizer.

Arturia KeyLab Essential 61

The Arturia key lab essential 61 has 61 essential velocity keys. It has 8 dynamic velocity pads with aftertouch. Contains an LCD and chord play mode as well. The weight is around 3.3 kg. A USB port is also available in the Arturia key lab essential 61.

Arturia KeyLab Essential 49

It includes Arturia’s analog software and license for Ableton live lite, along with the license for UVI grand piano. Includes 49 velocity keys, 1 clickable encoder, and weight is approximately 3 kg.

Arturia Equipment is used by many famous musicians

TJ Allen

TJ Allen is the mixing engineer on the bus force. The bus force is one of his favorite things, and he promises to love it. It has its vibe and SEM filters.

Omar walker

Omar Walker is an artist and producer. His favorite and most used instrument is the ARP2600 V. According to him. It is the best instrument when he is looking out for ways to make vintage soundtracks.