"great lil noisemaker! do like." -- @deadmau5

"This app is great." ... "who needs an arp when you have #glitchmachine" -- @DjAero

Glitch Machine is a generative music synthesizer. Expressions are edited live to produce sound interactively.

The magic of Glitch Machine's synthesis is in the BYTE, which wraps a final output value to a number between 0 - 255. The repeating patterns (or chaos) of this 'wrapping' produces waveforms and beats.


- Interactive, live code editing, code line muting
- Waveform and data visualizations
- Live performance features such as XY pads, sliders, and code preset triggers
- Fast-forward, rewind, pause, and single-step through your expression's waveform
- 100 levels of undo/redo
- Saved custom sessions
- Expression sharing via email and Twitter
- WAV export to iTunes
- Save and load expressions
- Supports all device orientations
- Configurable theme

What's New

Version 1.2

- iOS 6 fixes
- iPhone 5 widescreen support

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
15 Ratings
15 Ratings

Best music app ever!

This made me very happy. The music is great. I've even made some myself! Although, it isn't finished. But there is one small problem. It isn't that big but it's the text when you pick a song in Examples. The app may be on for a long time and still work, but it's black & white. This can be fixed by closing and restarting the app. :) Very excellent app & music though.


Good thing I'm used to this

After looking around for what seemed like years on IOS for something similar to Mario paint composer or dammit racket, I stumble across this little gem.

I admit that a full fledged soundtrack cannot be done, but I have always been a nerd and this app is fun, entertaining, and helps me practice on composing crap. 5 stars


Determination and reward

If you can hang with this long enough you might get a sound out of it and once you do- if you like glitch, you will be really smiling!!
Find the examples first and do the tutorial!


312.5 KB
Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Paul Pridham, Madgarden


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