Camel Audio Alchemy 50% Off Until December 31

Camel Audio Alchemy is 50% off until December 31st. This means you get this amazing instrument for 124 USD / 99 EUR / 89 GBP. Camel Audio also has some bundles on sale. More info here on their web site. Use this link to get visit their site and get 10% off of non-sale items... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Alchemy 1.5 Update Offers New Browser, Polyphonic Pitch Bend, and More + $50 Bucks Off Till Oct 15

My love affair with Alchemy continues. I spent a lot of time digging deep into granular synthesis with it this summer in preparation for my Electro-Music 2012 Festival talk in a New York a few weeks back. The deeper I go the more I like it and the more it gets used in my work... Continue Reading →

My 2012 Go To Virtual Synthesizers

I own a lot of virtual synths :^)  As part of a voluntary simplification exercise I started in January,  I’ve been limiting myself to a smaller number of instruments over the last year so I could go deeper and create more expressive and unique signature sounds for compositions and live performance. The image above (click... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Alchemy Mobile Pro = Wireless iPad Controllerism For Alchemy Full Version

I’ve been a fan of Camel Audio Alchemy for some time. If you are an Alchemy user and have an iPad or iPhpne/Touch I’m going to recommend you pick up Alchemy Mobile Pro. Note, you only have to buy the app and content once to use on both the iPad and iPhone. Pro edition is... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Updates Alchemy to 1.20, Makes Player Free, and Introduces Steamworx

April 29th saw a lot of news from synth maker’s Camel Audio. I actually waited to post on this because their server got pretty crushed with everyone trying to download all these goodies a few days back. ALCHEMY 1.20 NOW AVAILABLE After two man years of work 1.20 is now available. Check out the gorgeous... Continue Reading →

New FREE Factory Bonus 3 Presets for Camel Audio Alchemy

I just got an email blast from Camel Audio with info on a new free sound set for one of my favorite instruments Alchemy. “Alchemy Factory Presets & Samples Bonus 3 offers over a gigabyte of new samples as a free update for all registered users. Acoustic instruments are a major feature of this latest... Continue Reading →

Designing Sound Blog + Jim Stout on Organic Sound Design with Alchemy & Open Labs NeKo

Just wanted to pass along a sound design resource - http://designingsound.org/. Below is a cool video tutorial post from this site featuring one of my favorite virtual instruments Camel Audio Alchemy. The video is also interesting to me because sound designer Jim Stout is running Alchemy via an Open Labs Neko and the video gives... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Releases 2 New Sound banks and a New Skin

Camel Audio just released two new sound banks. Biolabs: Alchemy LabsGenetically enhanced soundscapes, mutant pads and sound effects machines for electronica, ambient and IDM. You can download from http://www.camelaudio.com/Biolabs-AlchemyLabs.php for $59. One of the coolest things about this sound back is that it also comes with a new skin which is shown below. Click the... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Alchemy V1.12 Released Along with New FActory Content

Camel Audio has released Alchemy V1.12.22. It is a free update for registered users. Along with this update they have released a new set of samples and presets for the Factory library as part of the Group Buy bonuses. Alchemy is one of my favorite synths for sound design and AudioCube work. I think it’s... Continue Reading →

Modulate This! – Best of 2009 Electronic Music Tech

Despite the economic downturn, 2009 was thankfully a huge year when it came to new technology for electronic music artists. Rather than try and cover every significant release, I’ll instead list some of my favorite products and notable trends. The Year of Ableton What a big year for Ableton. Live 8 with great new features... Continue Reading →

Percussa Audio Cubes: Lights & Tangible Interface with Ableton Live and Alchemy

I recently added Percussa AudioCubes to my studio and performance rig. While I’m planning a longer post offering an overview of how AudioCubes work, this is a quick post to mention two applications of AudioCube technology I’ve been experimenting with. First, I’m using them as lights. You can send RGB values to the cubes via... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Group Buy

Modulate This reader Steve C. sent me a heads-up email on a group buy from Camel Audio. Here is a brief summary from the group buy page: As widely requested by potential customers in our recent survey and in view of the tough economic times, Camel Audio are pleased to announce the Camel Audio Group... Continue Reading →

What’s New in Camel Audio Alchemy v1.10

Article Update 7-21-2009: Just got this from Camel Audio. “IMPORTANT: An update to the original v1.10.6 release has been issued to correct a problem with some presets being too loud. If you have previously installed v1.10.6 of Alchemy, or the release candidate, you are strongly advised to update to v1.10.10 to avoid any issues. Registered... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Alchemy Tips: Link to Manual, Keyswitching, and Manager Presets for Controls

  The more I use Camel Audio’s Alchemy, the more I like it. I’m using it right now to create some original content for some of my music, and for some upcoming libraries for Modulate This! As I use it, I’ll be sure to pass along tips. Here a few. Manual The manual is quite... Continue Reading →

Camel Audio Alchemy Now Available. What can you do with 600 Oscillators?

I've been anxiously awaiting the release of Camel Audio's new monster synth Alchemy (click image above to see large view). The technology and presets been being developed for years. Their web site had a "Coming Soon Autumn 2008" teaser on it for quite some time. Well the wait is over and today Alchemy is available... Continue Reading →

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