“Cryptoclash is a strange generative synthesizer, which translates letters into sound. By typing in a string of up to 20 letters (a-z), you set up the states of the sound engine, which are represented as roaming particles. Every time they collide, things can change. Use the accelerometers to change gravity, and tap on a ball to give it a velocity boost. Each time you choose the source string, you create a new sounding patch. Some sounds are noisier, and others more meditative; keep exploring and you’ll hear interesting new tuning systems (such as 26 notes per octave), and different amounts of synthesizer feedback.”
The description makes it look good. I put it to the test in the video below. Kinda lame but hey it’s free if you have a couple minutes to waste check it out.
“The central idea behind this work is that of the musical cryptogram, where letters are turned into notes; but the sound engine here avoids such a direct and obvious mapping for a combination of physics engine (thank you Box2D), live coding, sonification, finite state machines, Markov models and feedback FM.”
Brother is the brainchild of IDM producer and programmer ERik aka Humble from Norrköping, Sweden. This is a polyphonic cleaner brother of shapesynth, which comes with 4 preset waveforms. It is both capable of running on its own with background audio and core MIDI or as a slave to shapesynth. Brother comes with a kind if quirky sequencer loading tweets and converts them into sound, endless source of compositions. Capable of exporting to send with email, upload to soundcloud and MAPI audio copy.
Version 1.4 now universal app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.
+++ Adding Oscilloscope. Comes in two modes, normal and red/cyan colour anaglyph.
+++ Navigation bar default bug fix.
+++ Minor graphic bug fix.
+++ NEW slave algorithm. Now works between devices using bonjour and tcp.
+++ Saving tweets.
+++ Adding blank space silence mode.
+++ Setting for base octave.
+++ Introducing the Paul Collins navigation bar shift. Tadah!
+++ Sine, Square, Triangle and Saw.
+++ Double Delay.
+++ Background Audio.
+++ Core MIDI.
+++ Virtual MIDI.
+++ MAPI Audio Copy.
+++ Shapesynth slave mode (Please make sure they both run on the same buffer size and midi channel.
S.709 is a synthesizer that uses four multitouch points on the screen and the accelerometer to give a large amount of control over a sine wave output. It’s good for creating strange noises and sound design.
Orange – Volume and Pitch (radius control pitch range)
Pink – Ramp speed and note length
Blue – Delay Length and Pitch (hold down for delay)
Green – Delay Filter and Feedback
Jasuto Pro allows you to visually construct your own synths/effects, and use them to make sequences all on your device! With the addition of a fully-featured sampler you can now record/resample/edit, and even create entirely new samples by drawing right in the app.
Jasuto Pro uses the relative position of nodes and their connections to control the sound. So the scene not only represents the synthesis structure, but also a custom multi-touch control surface. Motion can be recorded per node giving you rich, flexible automation.
Connections can be created automatically by simply dragging nodes around, or manually. Each wire can be double-tapped to allow even more control of each connection.
Jasuto Pro comes installed with more than 45 modules. Each of the modules have been hand-optimized for your devices CPU, allowing you to create extremely complex scenes.
Jasuto Pro has a built-in FTP server, so you can efficiently transfer files to/from your device using your OS or FTP client. Also the new scene browser has the ability to download/upload/rate user created content from the ever growing community!
Also available for iphone and ipod touch.
-anti-aliased oscillators with hard-sync, FM, PWM, PM.
-analog style filters (lp, hp, bp, ladder emulation).
-signal control (compressor, limiter, gate, follower).
-zoomable sampler editor with several loop modes (normal, 1 shot, ping, granular).
-ADSR envelope editor.
-tape style analog delay.
-reverb, phaser, several waveshapers.
-resample/record the current playback.
-audio clipboard, compatible with both Intua and Sonoma.
-scene sharing with the interwebs.
-incoming OSC over wifi modules for notes and CC’s.
Animoog is Moog Music’s first professional synthesizer is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It was the first music app in history to hit number one in the App Store on the day of release. Additionally, in the 2011 App Store Rewind, Apple named Animoog one of the best apps of the year.
Must have arm7 processor (iPhone 4, 4s; iPod Touch 4th gen) minimum to run Animoog for iPhone.
LIMITED TIME INTRODUCTORY PRICING $.99 regular pricing $9.99.
Powered by Moog’s new Anisotropic Synth Engine (ASE), Animoog allows you to move dynamically through an X/Y space of unique timbres to create a constantly evolving and expressive soundscape.
Animoog captures the vast sonic vocabulary of Moog synthesizers and applies it to the modern touch surface paradigm, enabling you to sculpt incredibly fluid and dynamic sounds that live, breathe, and evolve as you play them.
Visually captivating and sonically immersive, Animoog brings iPad based music production to the next level. Whether you are new to synthesis or a professional, Animoog’s unique user interface gives you the power to easily create a visually vibrant and sonically rich universe. It is the ultimate tool for total creative expression!
Animoog’s diverse library of timbres is derived from analog waveforms captured from classic Moog oscillators, both vintage and modern, and run through a boutique’s worth of high-end outboard and analog signal processors. These include modular synth panels, Moogerfooger pedals and more.
Animoog is the newest innovation in creative tools from Moog Music, the legendary electronic musical instrument company founded by Bob Moog in Asheville, NC.
• Anisotropic Synth Engine (ASE) – An exciting new Moog technology that allows the user to move dynamically through an X/Y space of unique timbres to create an expressive and constantly evolving soundscape.
• Timbre page – Assemble unique sounds in the X/Y space from timbres of a wide variety of vintage and modern Moog synthesizers and pedals. Note: this is NOT simple sample playback.
• Polyphonic Modulation – Simply slide your fingers to control multiple modulation parameters in Animoog right from the keys.
• Polyphonic Pitch Shifting – Easily manipulate the exact pitch of each note in a chord by rotating or sliding your fingers.
• Delay Module – A classic analog style ping pong delay.
• Thick Module – From bit crushing to unison voice detuning and drive, this module adds depth, edge and character to Animoog’s already massive sound palette.
• Moog Filter – The classic four-pole Moog ladder filter with High Pass, Low Pass and Band Pass modes.
• Record Module – Record your performance and overdub new layers, or play along live. Transfer recordings between Animoog and any other apps which support the general pasteboard.
• Path Module – Direct ASE through Animoog’s X/Y space to create new expressive and shifting sounds that will blow your mind!
• Orbit Module – Control the rate of orbit in the X/Y space around the path you created for subtle to insane voice manipulation.
• Flexible Modulation Matrix – Amp, Filter and Mod Envelopes, LFO with infinitely variable wave shapes and sync, and four super flexible and assignable modulation slots.
• MIDI in – Use your Little Phatty or any other MIDI controller to control Animoog.
Animoog is available for $0.99 for a limited time.
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