News from Alchemy Recording Studios
Alchemy Studios News
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Alchemy Studios UpGrades - Pro Tools 10, 11 Rack Processor
Killer sounds made easy - experience the 11 rack at Alchemy Studios - great for tracking or re-amping!
ME3 completes new full length release with Jeff Muller
After working hard for over 2 years ( as schedules permitted ) the long awaited ME3 full length is wrapped up and ready for you the unsuspecting listener. Best described as a Rock, Punk, Metal mash up, this Hardcore band offers an uniqueand powerful sound.
Hellrazer completes new full length release at Alchemy Studios
Hellrazer have completed tracking on the new CD. After working closely with producer Jeff Muller for the last 8 months, the band is finished recording and is now concentrating on final mixing. Hellrazer is set to sign a new record deal with distribution and Mastering by the great Micheal Wagner. Check out a sample of the rough mixes here - LINK
Samsara completes debut CD at Alchemy Studios
Killer young metal band from Calgary releases full length CD - recorded by Jeff Muller
More info on our Metal Page - LINK
Alchemy Studios Jess Charlton in Beatroute
At the young age of 24, Charlton has already worked for Calgary studio The Beach Advanced Audio Recording and has now set up shop at Alchemy. She has recorded local bands We Found the Body, Whorehouse Massacre, Dead Salvation, Fetal Defilement and Train Bigger Monkeys. Her resume also boasts tracks from Nas, Queens of the Stone Age, the New Pornographers and IllScarlett.
“There is not an aspect of music that I won’t touch or that I won’t do,” she explains enthusiastically from one of the studios gorgeous mixing rooms. In the same studio she teaches courses – in a curriculum she designed – through the Alberta Academy of Recording (AAR).
Join Alchemy Studios at The Blind Beggar for Thursday Night open Jam
Thursday nights at the Blind Beggar - join us for one of the best original, rocking Jams in the Calgary. Bring your guitar, bring your band or just come on down for a bevy and some cool tunes. Alchemy Studios will be offering discounts every Thursday night! 5211 Macleod Trail Southwest Calgary, (403) 212-1180
Dreams of Reason record 10 song acoustic set
Calgary Band Dreams Of Reason was recently in Alchemy Studios to record a live off the floor acoustic set to be released June 11 to radio and media. More details to follow.
Alchemy Studios Jess Charlton on Global News
Alchemy Studio's own Jess Charlton speaks about the new music royalty tariffs in this Global Tv interview with members of The Whorehouse Massacre.
Alchemy Studios produces Rainbow Resources corporate video
Produced at Alchemy Studios, This corporate video shows why Rainbow Resources is a great investment opportunity for potential investors. Original music score by Jeff Muller and Nick Derosa, and video production by Jeff Muller.
X92.9 Xposure contest 2012
Calgary’s New Rock Alternative X92.9 is looking for Calgary’s next batch of emerging artists for our 6th Annual Xposure Contest!
If you’re in a local band, submit 3 original radio-ready songs.
The Top 3 bands will each win $25,000, inclusion on the Xposure CD which will be available in July, a chance to perform at the X92.9 2012 Xposure Wrap Up Party and airplay on X92.9!
Get your Academy of Recording - Certificate 200 hour Audio Course in only six weeks.
Learn at an accelerated pace this summer! Recording Boot Camp at AAR will get you ready for a job or secondary recording education this fall. Class Limit is four students ( 3 positions still available ) to ensure maximum "HANDS ON" time and personal instruction time for each student. click the link for more info now.
Alberta Academy of Recording offers an intensive 12-week (200 hour) course available to students with all levels of experience. We differ from other programs in that we teach within the environment of an operating, full-service, world-class recording studio complex, and video production studio. Our goal is to create a graduate that has the drive, focus, manner, expertise, and creativity necessary to succeed in the industry.
Producer Jeff Muller posts new samples of recent projects.
Hear samples of Jeff's playing and production here - Jeff Muller
Tremenda records 3 new songs
Tremenda is a talented songwriter, musician and singer who stopped in to the studios recently to record 3 ROCKING new songs. Jeff Muller contributed bass and lead guitar tracks. Hear a sample here - Tremenda
Jim Wittstrom - Blink182 Video
Jim is a talented singer, songwriter and musician. He recorded Going Away to College,a Blink182 cover, just for fun at Alchemy Studios
Jim Wittstrom Jim Performs Going Away to College, a Blink182 song at Alchemy Studios
The Back Buddie team recently produced a video with Alchemy Studios to promote their 3 in 1 skin care tool to potential retailers.
Back Buddie Retail Product Promo A new video to promote the Back Buddie Lotion Applicator to potential retailers. This is an edited version - please visit BackBuddie.ca to see the full video - thankyou
$100 OFF - Audio Engineering and Music Production Courses
Alberta Academy of Recording offers an intensive 12-week (200 hour) Audio Engineering and Music Production course available to students with all levels of experience. - $100 Off Spring Semester, Registration deadline April 15, 2012
Jam with the Side show Bob Blues Band Sunday nights. Jammers receive valuable coupons and freebies from Alchemy Studios.
Train Bigger Monkeys - Beatroute Article
“One word is pain. We had an excellent plan and it did not go according to plan. Anything that could go wrong, went wrong. It was tedious. Hours, upon hours, upon hours of troubleshooting. It was ridiculous,” complains Abildgaard. After completing recording, the band chose Alchemy Studios' Jessica Charlton for mixing and mastering, who has worked with a who’s who of local music alongside big name acts like Nas and Queens of the Stone Age. They were extremely impressed with the professional touches that Charlton provided. The last challenge was just finding a damn title.
Members of Dead Salvation and Fetal Defilment were in Alchemy Studios to complete a full length split CD with Alchemy Studios engineer Jess Charlton. Read more here
Sally Titasey - The Little Things Video
Sally Titasey Sneak Peak - be the first to hear "The Little Things" from Sally's upcoming CD currently in production at Alchemy Studios. Sally Titasey is a talented Singer / Songwriter who writes and performs her original mix of Acoustic Folk Jazz songs in Alberta / B.C. Canada and World Wide. See the music video shot at Alchemy Studios by Jeff Muller here - Sally Titasey Youtube
Jaye D Marie was recently nominated in the Female artist of the Year and Fan Favourites categories after recording at Alchemy Studios. Jaye spent most of winter and spring working with producer Jeff Muller on her songs and videos for the JOTA cd release and it is paying off for her - more about Jaye D Marie,
In the Mood for Peace - the Story of the Izzy Doll
Phyllis Wheaton is has written a book about the Izzy Doll, a companian to the Izzy Doll Songs released on her
In Harms Way CD
Powerful voice and persuasive lyrics, written from a place of experience she writes and sings Folk, Blues, Country and Celtic. Harmony is her second language and she's provided back up on stage and studio for many performers. Phyllis writes and sings about who we are as Canadians; the pioneer, the farmer, the cowboy, the soldier, the Peacekeeper, friends, and lovers. Read More...
Jess Charlton gets rave reviews
Calgary metal band Train Bigger Monkeys complete mixing on their long awaited CD with Jess Charlton, read more
Alberta Singer, songwriter Pauline Lynnes completes her HU cd with Alchemy Studios and Studio Pros providing recording services, read more
Jeff Muller picked to judge 2012 Juno awards
Alchemy Studios engineer / producer Jeff Muller gets picked to Judge 2012 Juno Awards in the Engineer of the year category.
" I received the judges package and there is a diverse selection of music ranging from Pop, Rock, Blues, Hip Hop to Metal" says Jeff, " It's quite an honor to evaluate the best engineers Canada has to offer, I'm looking forward to it!"
Alberta Academy of Recording - Audio Engineering and Music Production Courses
Alberta Academy of Recording offers an intensive 12-week (200 hour) Audio Engineering and Music Production course available to students with all levels of experience.
Alberta Academy of Recording Instructor Jessica Charlton states,
"Our goal is to create a graduate that has the drive, focus, manner, expertise, and creativity necessary to succeed in the industry. Our students train on the finest equipment available today and receive
personal attention due to small class sizes."
"We utilize a proven combination of half theory and technical instruction, and half 'hands-on' training. Our program focuses on developing the knowledge, skills, and technical expertise required to achieve successful employment and make better recordings."
Recorded at Alchemy Studios, The Otherside won this contest on the strength of the song "Going Blind" , co-produced with Jeff Muller. "Most recently, The Otherside returned to work with Jeff Muller at Alchemy Studio to record more original material for the completion of their debut album Spiral, which is bound to hit eager listeners hard in 2010" - READ MORE...
Alchemy Studios Welcomes AAR
Alberta Academy of Recording ( AAR ) will be offering audio engineering classes at Alchemy Studios starting Jan.9, 2011. Learn hands on in a working studio, 200 hour comprehensive course prepares you for employment or setting up your own studio. Financing available - Free tuition contest on now! www.albertarecording.com
FREE World Wide Digital Distribution ( with studio services & duplication )
Yes, FREE! Simply order duplication / replication services in addition to your audio or video production services and receive world wide digital distribution for your product (s) at no additional cost to you. ( offer valid with any studio services PLUS duplication package, some restrictions apply )
Alchemy Studios is proud to announce the addition of Jess Charlton in the position of Studio Manager, Engineer and Instructor. Jessica is an advanced recording instructor ( formerly at The Beach, APRA recording academy ) in addition to her impressive abilities as an audio engineer. Jess will be managing the daily operations and bookings at Alchemy Studios from 10 am - 2 pm daily. Try our new alchemy studio phone at 403 457 0950. - read more here
Jaye D Marie - Jota
The Jota sessions - Recorded at Alchemy Studios. Jaye D Marie recorded this collection of songs written by Eilleen Aubert. Jeff Muller worked with Jaye D Marie over the last year, arranging and performing the music tracks, then recording and mixing Jaye's remarkable voice - read more here
Bob Corriveau - Future in the Blues
The Hot Under the Hood Sessions - Bob recorded these tracks "live off the floor" in the fall of 2010. Members of the band included Bill Dowey on Keys & Slide, Suitcase James on Bass, Kevin Belzner on Drums and Randy Ousten on Guitar. Dylan Macdonald provided additional guitar and Harp tracks, and yours truly ( Jeff Muller ) Co- Produced and provided guitar tracks on 5 songs. Bob Corriveau recently took advantage of Alchemy Studios CD production package and has a fantastic looking and sounding cd, in fact a 1000 of them - read more here
Interactive Entertainment Show shoots new episodes at Alchemy Studios
Alchemy Studios is proud to announce our involvement with the Interactive Entertainment show or the ieshow. Alchemy Studios will be producing episodes for the second season under the technical direction of Jeff Muller. The show is Videotaped on the Alchemy Studios Video Stage for broadcast on cable networks in the U.S. The entire TV show is shot on our green screen and the Talent is comped onto the ieshow digital background.- read more here
Jon Gotti shoots new music video at Alchemy Studios
Amp Rockstar winners Seventh Rain, record at Alchemy
"Hey Jeff, sorry this email took this long. The mix of love always sounded great! Thanks a lot...... As soon as your able to mix those others that would be awesome.
Thanks man! Were stoked to hear how they turn out. It's awesome working with you!" - Luke
The four-piece band won the Alchemy-sponsored 90.3 AMP Radio’s RockStar contest. They are now in the studio cutting fresh tracks. - read more here
Hot Under the Hood Sessions
Bob Corriveau was in the studio tracking songs with Calgary bues legend Bill Dowey, Kevin Belzner, James "suitcase" Stanley, and Randy Ousten. Dylan Macdonald is producing and contributing harp tracks for the CD to be called "Future in the Blues"
The Recording Program Includes:
* 1 or 2 hour a week recording lesson / session -
1 on 1 with Engineer / Instructor
* Performance coaching with video
* Vocal & Microphone recording techniques
* Create your own loops/ music backing tracks
* Studio Loops and Tracks available for your use
* End of Season recital with video
Photography Stage / CD Covers
We took this photo of Intelectual Prestige on our photography stage, then the picture was treated and used as part of his "The Awakening" cover. More photos here.More CDs here.
Music Video Production
New Video from Jeff Muller, Time Dialation - More HERE,
Jeff wrote and performed this song, playing drums, bass, guitar and lead. Time Dialation was recorded, mixed and mastered at Alchemy Studio. The video was shot in about 5 hours by Kirsten Bohn and edited in about 9 hours by Jeff Muller.
Alchemy Video Tour
Alchemy Studio has been recording Bands and Musical Artists in the Calgary area for the last ten years, becoming known for world class music production and affordable pricing. Alchemy now provides a wide range of Audio, Video, Web and Graphics production services.