The Steal & Repeat Machine is a live looping tool based on direct manipulation of sound.
The Steal & Repeat Machine consists of an iPad physically extended via a plexiglass case equipped with an external sound card and two knob controls for phasing and feedback.
The iPad runs a software interface implemented in C++/Openframeworks, presented below:
Some examples of the Steal & Repeat in action:
The project is open source. If you are interested in learning more about its making, you can check its Github repository where I reason my design choices for: