FieldScaper 1.0 submitted to the app store!

I’m really looking forward to this app. Here’s what to expect …

“FieldScaper – Sound warp field recorder and scape constructor has been submitted for review.

Advanced field recorder combined with sound warp engine with a collection of ready to use dynamic presets for iPad and iPhone. Discover new ways to create and construct unusual and exciting sounds from any environmental audio recordings or samples recorded from other apps through Inter-App audio or Audiobus.

The main purpose of this advanced app is to shorten the way from recording samples to create spectacular soundscapes and in addition to use this app as glitch loop based effect in the real-time.

The FieldScaper consists of two main parts. The first part is the field recorder with special options for different ways of record environmental sound from microphone or record other sound sources. The second part is the scaper sound engine that with using dynamic presets can easily transform the most ordinary samples into something absolutely different. These parts connect with each other into one whole but you can use recorder or scaper separately.

The scaper sound engine contains three sample-based oscillators each with filters, delay, distortion and spatial mixer. The most of parameters can be assigned on individual low-frequency oscillators. With using the “Main effect” fader you can control several these parameters in different ranges. These features give you the abilty to create continuously changing, breaking and glitching sound forms and loop-based effects from ordinary samples of synths, guitars, voices or everyday sounds of the environment.

FieldScaper supports complete MIDI control for all faders, knobs and many buttons. You can change the parameters of oscillators, filters, delays and mixer by using any external MIDI controller or MIDI apps like sequencers. With the MIDI controllers this app becomes very comfortable to use at live performance.”

midiSTEPs and midiLFOs by Arthur Kerns, Demo for iPad (video)

midiSTEPs on the app store:

midiLFOs on the app store:

Yonac’s ToneStack 2.0 is coming


Fugue for iPad and Eurorack Patch (video)

Orchestral Soloing with Arpeggionome Pro and SampleTank for iPad (video)

Calculator Music: HoustonTracker 2 for the TI-82/83/83+/84+ (video) … note, this is pretty awesom

Synthtopia and other sites picked this up and I have to admit that it really is a great story. I have to say that it reminds of the mode in Bhajis Loops that look like a spreadsheet so that if anyone caught you using it at work you could claim you were doing a spreadsheet on your PDA.

I love these kind of things, they just make me think about how awesome people are and how creative and making ordinary devices make music.

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haQ attaQ 90 – Unboxing iRig Mic Cast – IK Multimedia (video)

Fugue Machine Demo Jam Session (video)

littleBits users rejoice, there’s now an official littleBits app on the iOS store

I’ve been a littleBits user for some time now and have often wondered what they’d do in ‘app’ terms. This is a good start. It doesn’t interface with your littleBits creations, but it does give you lots of suggestions and links to your littleBits online account.

I think that’s a good start, but I hope it is just a start and that they’ll add functionality to it over time.

For now, here’s the app details from the store:

The littleBits App is your personal guide to unleashing creativity. Discover thousands of inventions, get inspiration for new projects, connect with the global littleBits community, access step-by-step project tutorials, and easily upload and share your own creations.

Learn how to make a blinking, buzzing, bumbling robot, a synth-keytar you can shred on, or the perfect way to automate your curtains to open with the sunrise.

  • Get personalized littleBits project recommendations
  • Explore thousands of inventions & instructions from people just like you
  • Share your creations with other inventors in the littleBits community
  • Earn badges by competing in community challenges and showcasing what you built
  • Learn which inventions you can make with the Bits you own
  • Manage your Bit inventory and build your collection

littleBits is a platform of easy-to-use electronic buildings blocks for you to create inventions large and small. These innovative building blocks snap together with tiny magnets, allowing anyone to build, invent, and prototype with electronics independent of age, gender and technical background – no soldering, wiring, or programming required.

The littleBits App is free on the app store:

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