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'.

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
ceep up the good work nice.nice.nice
A Google User
Sep 21, 2014
Total kickass digital awesomesauce! I managed to crash it after a good while of twerking and squeezing some crazy synthetic noizes and applying lots of looping goodness. UI is not really meant for tablets, but easy to use. Dials for Timbre are really fiddly even on a tablet. Missing optional start/stop loop buttons on one side, that would be neat. Sound output is great and the rec-function is handy for saving your saucy noises on the fly.
A Google User
Sep 20, 2014
Brilliant app Great concept!
A Google User
Sep 17, 2014
Well done., needs some work This app is very diverse and fun but it hangs the CPU and uses it after exiting on nexus 5 device. Bug needs addressed otherwise its a great tool to have, thanks to developers :)
A Google User
Sep 10, 2014
Inexplicable How amazing can this be? This helps me a lot to draft samples in free time! The features are rich and not clogged like other apps out there... Definitely one of the best music apps on any platform. Great job devs! Some serious stuff going through your minds. Keep doing more amazing stuff! I'd also love a drum looper. Yup, that's it. Addicted!😁