The ARP 2600 is an unique semi-modular analog synthesizer produced by ARP Instruments during the ’70s. Though only around 3000 units were produced from 1971 to 1980, this marvelous machine has been used by hundreds of sound pioneers in a wide variety of albums and movie sound effects. Popular ARP 2600 users include Orbital, Underworld, 808 State, Hardfloor, Chemical Brothers, Nine Inch Nails, Vince Clarke, Depeche Mode.
The ARP 2600 sounds absolutely solid, loud and clean. Thanks to this wonderful Moog 4012 ladder filter, the 3 VCOs, the Ring Modulator, the Multipliers, the Voltage Processors and to its extra-versatile routings, this dream machine can generate an extremely wide variety of truly analog drum sounds. The 700 drum samples included in ARP Drums can be easily browsed using the 33 Droom instruments with integrated Menu selector or using the 700 Live Devices organized in 43 drum categories.