Alchemy

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crystalmsc
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Alchemy

Post by crystalmsc » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:33 am

Just want to share some update about my favorite synth, that version 1.5.0 was just officially released. With a dedicated browser, dedicated iOS remote and now comes with 1000 presets http://www.camelaudio.com/news.php?nID=217 New users can purchase Alchemy at 20% off till 15th October for $199.00

New soundpack was also just released, featuring the World Loopstation Champion, Shlomo http://www.camelaudio.com/Shlomo-Beatbo ... ibrary.php

Anyone into Alchemy here?
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Re: Alchemy

Post by timothyallan » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:49 am

I have it. I find it super shlomy.

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Re: Alchemy

Post by agent314 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:17 am

It keeps freezing up my machine when it scans the presets for the first time

Not sure why

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Re: Alchemy

Post by crystalmsc » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:06 am

timothyallan wrote:I have it. I find it super shlomy.
:mrgreen:
agent314 wrote:It keeps freezing up my machine when it scans the presets for the first time

Not sure why
It happened on some system, but Andy is usually able to sort the problem.
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Re: Alchemy

Post by antarktika » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:07 am

Oh man, that browser is such a welcome addition. 170 sounds from all the commercial packs free with the update too.

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Re: Alchemy

Post by crystalmsc » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:45 am

antarktika wrote:Oh man, that browser is such a welcome addition. 170 sounds from all the commercial packs free with the update too.
since the Alchemy libraries are growing, the browser is really such an important feature.

not counting the 8 variations per patch :D
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Re: Alchemy

Post by Sibanger » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:29 am

timothyallan wrote:I have it. I find it super shlomy.
What does this mean ?

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Re: Alchemy

Post by crystalmsc » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:58 am

Sibanger wrote:
timothyallan wrote:I have it. I find it super shlomy.
What does this mean ?
supposed to be something related to the now Shlomo expansion pack, sounds positive to me..but not sure :mrgreen:
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Re: Alchemy

Post by Sibanger » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:31 am

^^ arrrrr, I see. I thought it was some Jewish term for.....something Jewish..

Makes sense :) They don't come cheap....although I do have a $20 credit....

So timothy, have you got that new shlomo beatbox soundpack ?

I find most of the soundpacks so so...a bit same old... but this one seems pretty different.

http://www.camelaudio.com/Shlomo-Beatbo ... ibrary.php

I'd be interested to hear from anyone that has used it :)

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Re: Alchemy

Post by Damonv » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:06 pm

How does Alchemy compare to the new Cronox CRX?4 http://www.linplug.com/crx4.html

Are they similar for sample manipulation, does Alchemy have time stretching of a sample?

Thanks for any info.

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Re: Alchemy

Post by glitchrock-buddha » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:17 pm

Damonv wrote:How does Alchemy compare to the new Cronox CRX?4 http://www.linplug.com/crx4.html

Are they similar for sample manipulation, does Alchemy have time stretching of a sample?

Thanks for any info.
Ya Alchemy has really good granular capabilities, you can completely mangle a sample. But it can also resynthesis sample additively/spectrally, so there are many ways to manipulate samples. Alchemy is far more powerful than Cronox in that respect. It also loads multi-zone samples and sfz patches.

And yeah, the new browser is great.
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Re: Alchemy

Post by Damonv » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:35 pm

glitchrock-buddha wrote:
Damonv wrote:How does Alchemy compare to the new Cronox CRX?4 http://www.linplug.com/crx4.html

Are they similar for sample manipulation, does Alchemy have time stretching of a sample?

Thanks for any info.
Ya Alchemy has really good granular capabilities, you can completely mangle a sample. But it can also resynthesis sample additively/spectrally, so there are many ways to manipulate samples. Alchemy is far more powerful than Cronox in that respect. It also loads multi-zone samples and sfz patches.

And yeah, the new browser is great.
Great thanks for the reply. I will defintely check out Alchemy.

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Re: Alchemy

Post by Sibanger » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:03 pm

Wow, the polyphonic pitch bend is fucking impressive. 8O

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Re: Alchemy

Post by sporkles » Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:41 pm

I love Alchemy and its possibilities, I just have a tendency to forget it from time to time. I just rediscovered it for the umpteenth time a couple of days ago, and I'm looking forward to trying out this newest update.

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Re: Alchemy

Post by agent314 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:59 pm

I just wish they would improve sample browsing when loading patches for the individual voices. It's such a pain in the ass to navigate (not even scrollwheel support? WTF) that I end up almost never using it for sample manipulation, despite it being really good at that.

Also improving the additive editor would go a long way

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