Saucillator

Saucillator


Inspired by the Korg Kaossilator and the Moog synthesizer, Saucillator transforms mobile devices into a platform for creating and playing digital synthesizers. It uses the touchscreen to manipulate oscillators and effects, and it also allows for live-looping and recording.

Users are able to play custom synthesizers using the x-y axes of the touchscreen. The x-axis corresponds to amplitude (volume) and the y-axis corresponds to frequency (pitch). Playback can also be looped, recorded, and EQed using a Parametric EQ.

On top of performing, Users are able to create their own custom synthesizers, which consist of a custom timbre and user-defined effects. A small variety of timbres are included: Sine, Square, Saw, Pulse, Noise (white)*, Theremin, "Singing Saw", "Electric Eel", and "Starslide." These, as well as any user-created synths, can be mixed and matched at different harmonics, amplitudes, and phases to create custom sounds.

Each synth has customizable fx parameters as well, including Envelope (ADSR - attack & release), LFO (rate & depth), Delay (rate & decay), and Note Lag.

Other abilities:
-Choose scale: Pentatonic, Major, Minor, Blues, or Chromatic
-Choose the base note for the pad.
-Control the grid size.
-Record to the SD card.
-Toggle visualizations. More to come here.

Notes:
*I fully intend to make noise scale with frequency and actually become useful (e.g. "Red" Noise).

Permissions Needed:
- SD card access: for saving instruments and recordings.
- Vibration: For haptic feedback.

Special thanks to Garrett Langley (http://dribbble.com/glangley) for helping with design and general usability.

Saucillator 2.0 Buffalo. I think it's the sauce, boss!

Recent changes:
Hey there Flying Saucers! A few tiny, tasty tweaks for you to enjoy:

- Remove speaker pops when app is in background
- Add new THEREMIN instrument (the future is now!)
- Other minor design touchups.

We've officially cracked 100,000 downloads, and that is with zero marketing. so thank YOU for that. Keep on Saucin'.
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About Saucillator
Inspired by the Korg Kaossilator and the Moog synthesizer, Saucillator transforms mobile devices into a platform for creating and playing digital synthesizers. It uses the touchscreen to manipulate oscillators and effects, and it also allows for live-looping and recording.

Users are able to play custom synthesizers using the x-y axes of the touchscreen. The x-axis corresponds to amplitude (volume) and the y-axis corresponds to frequency (pitch). Playback can also be looped, recorded, and EQed using a Parametric EQ.

On top of performing, Users are able to create their own custom synthesizers, which consist of a custom timbre and user-defined effects. A small variety of timbres are included: Sine, Square, Saw, Pulse, Noise (white)*, Theremin, "Singing Saw", "Electric Eel", and "Starslide." These, as well as any user-created synths, can be mixed and matched at different harmonics, amplitudes, and phases to create custom sounds.

Each synth has customizable fx parameters as well, including Envelope (ADSR - attack & release), LFO (rate & depth), Delay (rate & decay), and Note Lag.

Other abilities:
-Choose scale: Pentatonic, Major, Minor, Blues, or Chromatic
-Choose the base note for the pad.
-Control the grid size.
-Record to the SD card.
-Toggle visualizations. More to come here.

Notes:
*I fully intend to make noise scale with frequency and actually become useful (e.g. "Red" Noise).

Permissions Needed:
- SD card access: for saving instruments and recordings.
- Vibration: For haptic feedback.

Special thanks to Garrett Langley (http://dribbble.com/glangley) for helping with design and general usability.

Saucillator 2.0 Buffalo. I think it's the sauce, boss!

Recent changes:
Hey there Flying Saucers! A few tiny, tasty tweaks for you to enjoy:

- Remove speaker pops when app is in background
- Add new THEREMIN instrument (the future is now!)
- Other minor design touchups.

We've officially cracked 100,000 downloads, and that is with zero marketing. so thank YOU for that. Keep on Saucin'.

User reviews of Saucillator
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Sunday 11:05 AM
Awesome So simple, but the effect must have much effect so we can explore more.
A Google User
Sunday 8:16 AM
Brilliant!
A Google User
4 days ago
Sluggish. It's really slow on my mid-tier Xperia V. Also, the UI is basically unusable on this screen. it's just too small for a sub-5" device. Lack of portrait mode and slide-in menus certainly didn't help alleviate the lack of screen real-estate. Beta is beta though, and I may come back to this if you do a design revision and some optimizations (although ART might help with that).
A Google User
5 days ago
great!
A Google User
Jan 16, 2015
Saucey saucy saucy later Hienz Tim'z57'$auce I like this app. Like an old ARP synth. aka Yes or Emerson Lake &Palmer And I agree with the other 10,000 musicians. Finally a real musician's toy that works and it is in the club gig price range.(uh, free??) Don't tell the horn players.lol Thanks, gentlemen.