Sorry dude, I've got nothing to report at the moment.
I had a bit of a look at Alchemy again because people were telling me that you could do morphing between two sources. I could be wrong but I think that's complete bollocks. When I tried using the Morph function inside Alchemy, it sounded like it was just cross-fading the two sound sources. It only gives you a cross-fade control so even if it actually is doing spectral morphing, you have no control over how the waves are morphed.
I've been on hiatus pursuing other things related to music production.
Basically, back to the drawing board. But, to some up here are some points:
-Kontakt does something like spectral morphing using the AET function. However, I don't believe it's the same kind of spectral morphing that Amon Tobin uses. I strongly believe that real spectral morphing would require a tool like SPEAR which would take all the strands of a sound out separately, but then have a different tool two merge the two sets of strands back together. I still don't know of any tools that do this aside from Kyma which is damned expensive.
-I have written a Max patch that will allow you to play samples like a keyboard. It's polyphonic and I can get some great sounds out of it. It's still got some glitches though so I won't be releasing it until I've ironed those out. Should be soon.
-If you check out Michael Norris's stuff, there are some FX that sound like Amon Tobin's stuff. http://www.michaelnorris.info/software/ ... ctral.html
. They are great FX whichever way you look at it.
So still looking for a tool that can do proper spectral morphing. I will be again investigating some further leads from this thread soon. If someone else would like to follow them up, it would help me a lot.