iScratch by Shosei Oishi (a student of IAMAS Japan) is software which enables you to scratch audio files like analog record using iPod’s touch wheel. Shosei re-wrote the pre-installed open source audio play program of Pozilla to be able to scratch audio files, and works using Linux.
I got to try this at the Takeaway festival and is great fun to use, an obvious metaphor that works without explanation. iScratch will be on display in the up coming Cybersonica exhibition. [..+]