Steal & Repeat Machine

Steal & Repeat Machine

The Steal & Repeat Machine is a live looping tool based on direct manipulation of sound. The software interface, implemented in C++/Openframeworks, is presented below:

The tablet is physically embedded inside an acrylic case equipped with an external sound card and physical controls. These physical controls enable feedback, phasing, and pitch adjustments:


Jeronimo Barbosa
PhD Candidate, Music Tech


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