[LAU] metasynth equivalent for linux?

michael noble looplog at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 12:44:10 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 8:03 PM, Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at gmail.com>wrote:

> hi all,
> i've been looking for an equivalent to metasynth which runs on linux.
> does anyone know of anything in this area? in lieu of my finding
> anything, i have knocked together some quick scripts which replicate
> part of what it does, but don't want to reinvent the wheel if it
> already exists.
> for those of you who don't know metasynth, it is a very influential
> and unusual/creative piece of software which allows one to 'draw',
> aphex twin is often cited as the most well-known user, and it was used
> in the film 'the matrix', and there are others, possibly autechre if i
> recall correctly.
This thread is a little old, but I just came across SoundFumble. It's a
plugin for Gimp that allows you to generate sound via ALSA in realtime.
Looks kind of cool.

Code is here: https://github.com/kallaballa/SoundFumble
Demo here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teNkaSs_OmY
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