Calling itself a “stochastic sample slice sequencer”, Sector starts by laying out a simple looped sample on a circular grid. Press play and the app slices and sequences each sector (up to 32) of the loop – introducing random Markov Chain connections that jump between sectors.
The sequencer gains order with a built-in pattern sequencer, as well as warp functions for time-bending and glitching effects. The result is chopping, stutter-filled, glitch sounds – perhaps best seen firsthand, watch Sector in action in the video below:
In terms of integrating this app into a larger live production/performance setup, Sector has a 32-bit audio engine, Audiobus and Inter-App Audio integration, and promises MIDI clock sync and loop recording in the next update. Sector is available solely on iPad, with a price of $6.99 in the iTunes App Store.
[Spotted via Create Digital Music]