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Berlin vs Fabi or meet Swedish Dynamite Andreas Ersson

29th September 2011 - General, Interviews

Fabi is our trainee and since a few months the Rock Imaging Director¬† here at Benztown. His 3 years education program will end next year. In my opinion he is ready to roll and able to enrich any radio station in the world with his…

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Useful Links: The best ProTools tutorial videos ever……

27th September 2011 - Useful Links, Videos

YOU want more videos! You get it! How can you improve your workflow in a few minutes? How can you learn from the industry leading imaging directors and production legends? Just watch the videos below and learn stunning new features, awesome production tricks, get inspired…

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We ARE all WEIRD! Seth Godin about his new book, radio managers and brand development in media.

25th September 2011 - General

Today a little out of the box and away from radio imaging to a massive revoluting going on….Think out of the box for 5 minutes and enter SETH GODIN. Listen to his incredible interview and hear him talk about his new book, about the development…

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The Echo Freeze Effect – Andre’s Production Diary Part 35

24th September 2011 - General, Videos

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 35th Production Diary, so it’s my 35th week at the Benztown Studios and I’m still learning evergything about radio imaging and production. We’re always looking for new ways to spice up transitions between songs. A few days ago,…

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HAPPY Birthday……..It is a blog

22nd September 2011 - General, Useful Links

Unbelievable! The blog turns one today and I feel realy pumped about this fact. It started as a vision (“maybe it’ll become a real blog for imaging and production”) with this article and is today one of the most read, maybe the most read radio…

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Jez B or how to create the breakfast Imaging for Australia’s No1 FM Station – Fox FM

19th September 2011 - General, Interviews

Is there anybody getting up early? Anybody like that? Be honest….I am and mornings suck! Meet a guy who has to like mornings…. Jerimiah emailed me a few weeks ago and to be honest I had heard his name before…I remeber David Konsky talk about…

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Need some atmosphere… or create your own Drones & Pads – Andre’s Production Diary Part 34

17th September 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 34th week here at Benztown and I’m still learning everything about production and radio imaging. If you’re doing your imaging job right, you create a picture in the head of your listener. You’re able to create such a…

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Brain Dead CREATIVE HELP or meet L.A’s legendary Mike Crank & Trevor Shand

15th September 2011 - General, Interviews

Mike Crank and Trevor Shand – 2 names you are familiar with, I bet. Mike is the mastermind behind Jack and Trevor is the head of production for the legendary KROQ. I met Mike a few months ago, while I was in LA and was…

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Tackling the Imaging world or meet Chuck Matthews and his Killer Combo Adobe/ Sony Vegas!

13th September 2011 - General, Interviews

BOOOM…..Chuck tackles the Imaging World! I met him in 2009, when we were about to launch our classic hits library. He was the man, who created the launch package for it and is currently producing Classic Hits client KBGO/Big 95 WACO. The VO is Benztown…

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9/11 – One single day changed the world or Imaging 9/11

11th September 2011 - General

It has been 10 years now, exactly, when the world was hit by the most brutal act of terrorism ever. An entire nation was shocked, thousands of innocent victims found dead and the entire world was looking to NYC – this song was the soundtrack…

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A free fun tool for DJs and Remixers… AIR Kill EQ – Andre’s Production Diary Part 33

10th September 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 33rd week here at the Benztown studios, where I learn everything about radio, production and imaging. With all the great EQs available, it’s hard to chose the right one, but sometimes you don’t need a subtle EQ. You…

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Do you really need……

8th September 2011 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

What do you need badly in your working environment? Which things would make the difference – for you personally, for your skillset, for your station? What would help you to be more creative? How could you be able to focus on the important things? How…

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Useful Links: Take KIIS with you, everywhere – The best Radio Apps

6th September 2011 - General, Useful Links

Today’s world has no boundaries anymore. Everyone is connected and there’s nothing you can’t find online. Radio has to accede that development, too. There’s almost no radio station, which doesn’t offer a live stream and additional music programs on it’s website. What does this mean…

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My Voice Editing Tricks – Andre’s Production Diary Part 32

4th September 2011 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 32nd week here at the Benztown studios in Stuttgart. I’m learning from the Benztown Crew everything about radio imaging. One of the basic and most important audio editing techniques is voice editing. The goal of good voice editing…

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Ryan IN the Radio or Radio Imaging Icons, VO legends and gun smoking Imaging from Texas

2nd September 2011 - General, Interviews

I don’t know, if I need to explain to you who Ryan Drean is or what he does. I bet you all know Ryan from his legendary website and blog,¬† as the head of imaging for KSCS in Dallas, as the imaging guy for the…

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YOU ARE Rockstars! FROM OZ to NYC, from Serbia to the Phillipines from Paris to L.A….

1st September 2011 - General

YOU ARE Rockstars……And I say this from the bottom of my heart. Without you and your suppport, the blog would not be possible! August was our biggest blog month ever and Andre and I want to thank all of you guys for creating something remarkable…

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