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Compasso turns your compass into a synthesizer.
First you set up your basic patch with the switches, then you select one of 4 things the compass can affect: (1) Distortion, (2) Lo Resonance, (3) LFO Rate, (4) Bit Crusher. Tipping it changes the keyboard octave (Left to Right)... and LFO depth (Front to Back). Flicking up reveals the back where you'll find Rhythm Accompaniment and Visual Aid.

Directions. We take a lot of them in life, I know I have. Ups and downs, backs and forths, tough times and worse times. All the while you sing an inner song, an inner note. Each side of the brain is an oscillator. Sometimes it feels good to detune a little- and sometimes it feels great it really does.
I made compasso because I wanted to hear the inner frequency that would make me sad and lonely (and nostalgic). Maybe I could have fun with my sadness, and maybe it would sound good- at least to me.

I encourage you to go absolutely wild with Compasso. Go absolutely wild with it and when you're alone in a hotel room or when you're waiting for the bus you'll have your own world, man! People may think you've lost it but little do they know that you found it! Have fun with it and thanks for buying it. In the end, Compasso is just a synthesizer that uses direction to make sound, and directions are something that the world has a lot of.

Thomas Ruby
Founder, Rubyjock Instruments

What’s New

Version 2.3

- Repaired the visualizer for iOS 8

Try setting the visualizer to the right, and then set the synth patch to the left. It's mesmerizing when you hold multiple keys.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings
7 Ratings
Bayburke ,

What a fun app!

I bought this app on a whim ( and I admit, I'm a sucker to good design) and I regret nothing. This app has limited features, yet the functionality remains very open. It's fun to mess around with, and I was able to produce some really neat sounds!

KAS________ ,

needs to be updated

please update so it will work with iOS 11 pretty please thank u

Vurtervuldersnak5839 ,

Plays in and out and lag is a no no if you use a independant met¡

Is a good time maker and braker for what you wont in transition prity cool reverse sand man kit from walgreens lol


Daniel Deruntz
8.3 MB

Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone and iPad.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2012, Daniel Deruntz


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