Igor Vasiliev’s app FieldScaper is undoubtedly one of the best iOS music applications, especially when performing music in the experimental world. Fieldscaper is an advanced field recorder app combined with a sound warp engine. Great per example, you can use FieldScaper out there. Since the app is also available as an iPhone and iPod touch version, you can connect an iOS microphone in it, record straightforward sounds from the environment (city, nature…) and manipulate them in real time. A super powerful an useful app if you want to discover new sonic worlds that goes beyond classical electronic sounds.
Igor released recently a big update for this amazing app and adds excellent new modern features like Audiobus 3, Ableton Link, Audiobus MIDI support and more. If you are an iOS musicians and do you work with field recorder, don’t miss this experimental live sampler.
Advanced field recorder combined with a sound warp engine and 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 advantage is that you can record and modify samples along the way within the single app. You can record sounds and noises, delete unwanted parts and then use presets to give a whole new sounding or create spectacular soundscapes and textures to use them as loops in this app. And even use FieldScaper as effect in real time with other apps or external input.
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. With the sample editor you can cut or split the source sample for more convenient use. The second part is the scaper sound engine that with using dynamic presets can easily transform the most ordinary sounds into something absolutely different. These parts connect with each other into one whole but you can use recorder or scaper independently.
The 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.
New in Version 1.8
- Added support of Ableton Link.
- Added support of Audiobus 3.
- Added support of Audiobus MIDI.
- New mode “Manual” in the looper.
- Additional LFO ranges.
- Sync start with Ableton Link.
- Several new presets added.
- Updated Dropbox support.
- Improvements of user interface.
- Built-in description updated.
- Minor bug fixes.
Available here: FieldScaper