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 create their own instruments, 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 instruments, can be mixed and matched at different harmonics, amplitudes, and phases to create custom sounds.

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

On top of creating alien instruments, you can also play them using the x-y axes of yr 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.

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 create their own instruments, 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 instruments, can be mixed and matched at different harmonics, amplitudes, and phases to create custom sounds.

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

On top of creating alien instruments, you can also play them using the x-y axes of yr 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.

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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A Google User
4 days ago
Lots of fun
A Google User
Aug 14, 2014
FUN! Many applications will incorporate the mechanix of this.
A Google User
Aug 14, 2014
Soothing and relaxing
A Google User
Aug 13, 2014
Tremendous fun
A Google User
Aug 12, 2014
Simply great