If you don’t know what a granular synthesizer is then first of all, there is no need to feel stupid, it’s pretty specialist stuff and you may wish to have a quick read of this wiki article before going any further.
When I first discovered the joy granular synthesis, I became so obsessed with it I didn’t make any music that didn’t involve one for about 5 months, a serious hinderance if you are studying for a degree in music composition.
Well, for £1.19 you can share this joy without having to go through the pain of learning a programming language and making one yourself. All you need as an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
The app is fairly versatile and allows you to load your own samples via a web style drop box. The interface is pretty intuitive too. If you need further convincing of how fun messing around with sound is, then check out the video below.