Apple appears to have acquired popular music plug-in and effect maker Camel Audio, based on information found on corporate registry site Companies House [PDF].
Camel Audio’s address has been updated to 100 New Bridge Street, which is Apple’s London address, and the company’s sole director is now listed as Apple lawyer Heather Joy Morrison, suggesting the company is in the possession of Apple.
Steamworx, a sound library for Alchemy by Camel Audio, has been adapted and optimised for Alchemy Mobile.
Steamworx’s 50-preset library of “cinematic netherworld” features keyboard instruments made from clocks, drum kits built with “steam-powered machines, fog-shrouded soundscapes and gothic” choirs. Created by game soundtrack designer, Steamworx sounds are suited to soundtrack, delicate ambient, sci-fi, industrial and, says Camel Audio, the “supernatural.” Continue reading →
Camel Audio has released Alchemy Mobile v2.3 which contains some significant additions to the Pro version of their free Alchemy Mobile iOS app.
With the Pro version users are now able to create their own presets using samples imported from Dropbox, iTunes, other apps or any of the samples available in Alchemy Mobile’s sound libraries. Continue reading →
AIR Music Technology has introduced the Advance Music Production Suite, a comprehensive collection of virtual instruments, effects, sample packs, and production resources pre-loaded on a 500GB hard drive.
A collaborative effort involving over a dozen developers, this wide-ranging collection offers > $5,000.00 worth of professional-grade music software, samples, and subscriptions to DAW users.
The Advance Music Production Suite features over two dozen virtual instruments, more than 15 effect plug-in processors, and over 15 sample packs, enabling musicians to compose, produce, mix, and master music with their DAW of choice. Continue reading →
Sample library maker Camel Audio has released its new Minimal Techno library, which consists of “stripped down, unrelenting grooves, processed electronic drum kits, and deep basses with soul. Featuring modwheel-scanned and tempo-synced loops, chordal and sequenced synth stabs, noise hits and sweeps, all with extensive remix variations for
Minimal Techno features 75 presets and 264MB of new samples, including “classic” 808 and 909 samples for drum kits and 101 and 303 acid bass lines, plus a selection of “tightly-edited micro kits, a host of essential grooves, and plenty of inventive effects to create your own minimal moods.” Continue reading →
Camel Audio has released an updated version of their Alchemy Mobile for the iPad and iPhone. Alchemy Mobile the iOS version of Camel Audio’s Mac/PC Alchemy synth.
Alchemy Mobile v2 is a major update to Camel Audio’s iOS synthesiser for your iPad/iPhone. The update features drum pads and a new 4-Track Sequencer for “intuitive song creation.” Camel Audio have also added Audiobus support so you can integrate Alchemy with your mobile studio.
A Pro Upgrade to the app allows the user to save songs and comes loaded with extra sounds and songs to remix. The Pro Upgrade is available as an in-app purchase for 14.99 USD / 11.99 EUR / 10.49 GBP.