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Arturia promises “audio effects you’ll actually use” with its analog-inspired FX Collection 2 plugins

Arturia FX Collection 2
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French electronics co Arturia has announced FX Collection 2, which promises to include “audio effects you’ll actually use”.

The new collection expands the number of effects to 22 – among the new offerings are Bus FORCE, an original parallel processor with filter, EQ, compressor and saturation modules; the Neve-esque Comp DIODE-609; Mu-Tron-alike Phaser BI-TRON; and Roland Juno-inspired Chorus JUN-6.

Elsewhere, the Space Echo-aping Delay Tape-201 offers a range of new preamp options, while Arturia is also promising a refined preset browser, 200 new presets, and enhanced in-app lessons.

Otherwise, the lineup includes the same effects as the original FX Collection – highlights for guitarists are the Delay MEMORY-BRIGADE, inspired by the Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man; a trio of plate, spring and cinematic reverbs; and three preamps, one of which is based on the Telefunken V76 used on The Beatles’ White Album.

FX Collection 2 is currently available for $299/€299, rising to $399/€399 on 25 June 2021, while upgrade offers are available for existing Arturia users.

For more information, head over to Arturia (opens in new tab).

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Michael Astley-Brown
Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar (opens in new tab), Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as the best part of 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).