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That was 2012 – to a great 2013!

30th December 2012 - General

What a year! With thousands of new readers this year and posts from around the world, we managed to offer a great year full of imaging, production, tips and tricks for every kind of like and skill set. We checked through all the posts of…

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Australia’s King of Beatmixing brings the finest of 2012 – Best Of Konsky Files on Benztown

27th December 2012 - General

2012, we had the pleasure to add a new category to our CHR library. A category filled with imaging by one of Australia’s biggest talent in radio – I’m talking about the man himself, David Konsky! After almost one year with outstanding imaging, it’s time to…

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Here they are — the most interesting Imaging Directors in the world!

24th December 2012 - General

  The Voting is over and here they are — the winners of our Christmas Contest! We’ve heard 8 outstanding submission and this is what YOU have voted. Every one of the four contestants with the most votes will receive one price, so here are…

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Some last thoughts before Christmas…

23rd December 2012 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. While our Christmas contest voting is getting into the crucial phase, it’s time for most us get calm down a bit and get ready for Christmas. It’s a bit hard to get in a festive mood, when the only weather, I’ve seen for…

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Who reigns the Benz UNIVERSE or the most interesting IMAGING Director in the world.

19th December 2012 - General

I am blown away! We got 8 extraordinary, creative, funny, outstanding………f****** awesome promos for our Xmas Contest. Honestly, I love them all, so I am happy, I don’t have to make the call. It is up to YOU guys out there! Let us know: WHO…

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The right dose of effects to make your VO stand out

16th December 2012 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. Playing around with voices is one of the coolest things you can do in radio imaging and we’re always experimenting with various plugin chains and settings to create some unique and hot effects on our VO. Especially when it comes to…

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Contest Time! Stuttgart’s Imaging Youngsters drop their Gary Promos!

13th December 2012 - General

It’s contest time at Benztown! While our contestants are fighting for the imaging crown in our Christmas contest, we’re having our internal contest going on. The task is the same: Create an outstanding promo about Gary, the most interesting Imaging Director in the world. I…

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You on All Access – get in touch with programmers and decision makers for FREE!

12th December 2012 - General

Our Christmas contest is still running and this time, one of our prices is the perfect opportunity for young and aspiring imaging talents to step in the scene. Let people know who you are with your personal ad on All Access, one month for FREE! Present yourself…

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It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas or how to image Santa style! – Andre’s Production Diary

9th December 2012 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. Christmas is coming closer every day. Like  retail sale, many stations made that massive switch to Christmas right after Thanksgiving was over. Especially in AC radio, you’re getting overwhelmed by Christmas imaging these days. Also the music changes. It’s getting softer,…

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My first attempts in scriptwriting or how Mike Santos saved my day – Andre’s Production Diary

4th December 2012 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. It’s contest time here in our studios in Stuttgart. While our readers are writing a stunning Promo about Gary to win in our Xmas Contest, we’re here to do the same to show who’s the best imager in the office. ‘No…

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Production Diary – Revive the classic Sci-Fi sound or FM Synthesis reloaded with NI’s Massive

2nd December 2012 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. Today, I’m going to revive a classic effect known as FM Synthesis. FM means frequency modulation and that explains it pretty much. One Oscillator’s frequency is getting modulated which creates that well-known metallic sound. I rebuilt that effect in NI’s Massive…

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