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Useful Links: Become a Pro Tools Ninja! – Get ALL Pro Tools shortcuts as simple overview.

30th July 2013 - General, Useful Links

THE BEST useful link and you are about to discover it! Imagine ALL Pro Tools shortcuts collected in a simple online library with search function and even a keyboard view with highlighted shortcut buttons. Enter www.protoolskeyboardshortcuts.com, chose your Pro Tools version and browse through all the shortcuts,…

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A Producer’s guide for traveling – How to prepare your sessions for taking them to another studio.

28th July 2013 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. For a lot of producers, traveling is a part of their job. Not everyone is bound to one specific studio, especially when you’re recording, mixing and mastering jingles and radio imaging for clients all over the world. Sometimes you need to…

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Mastering on radio imaging – Adding that little extra or crushing an already mastered song?

25th July 2013 - General

Mastering is the final processing in audio production. By using EQs, compression and other subtle effects, mastering will get the best out of your mix and make it sound loud and clear. Mostly used in musical productions, more and more radio producers also add a…

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Too many tools at once? – How many DAWs are right?

21st July 2013 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. The big audio software companies recently presented the latest versions of the most popular DAWs. Pro Tools 11, Logic Pro X, Cubase 7, Studio One 2, Ableton Live 9 – plenty of tools to mess around with. With all these various…

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Too much sharp noise, but no tool to fix it? – Create you own DeEsser with a Multiband Compressor

18th July 2013 - General

Having a good sounding and clean VO is very important for radio production. Before getting into further processing like EQ-ing and compression, your voice needs to be free of dirt and any noise. Having a voice file with a lots of sibilants is a pain….

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Aussie Beatmatching Masterclass – The Hottest Hits of 2013 so far with DJ Konsky!

16th July 2013 - General, Videos

It is a tradition on this blog. Every 6 month, Australian Imaging magician David Konsky serves us one of his famous mashups. This year is halfway gone and once again, it’s a pleasure to bring DJ Konsky’s latest piece. A stunning mashup of this year’s…

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Factory Presets – Real help for producers or just accessory parts?

14th July 2013 - General

Almost every plugin these days comes with more or less factory presets, which shall support us users to set up these plugins right for various occasions. Are these factory presets really a help? Would you trust a VO plugin preset and use it in your…

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A new habit, I’m trying to get used to – Keep your faders untouched by using trim volume automation

11th July 2013 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. Volume automation is a pretty nice feature in every DAW. It’s pretty simple and easy to use, but there’s one thing which really annoys me while using automation — your faders keep clinching to the value you’ve chosen in your automation…

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Sunny greetings from Benztown – Summer Radio Imaging around the world

9th July 2013 - General

Finally, summer has arrived here in Benztown! Time to put out the grill, have  a BBQ and then let’ go right to the beach. But first, we got to make sure to hook up our stations with the latest summer imaging. Check this out: How…

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Get started with mixing – A short Frequency 101

6th July 2013 - General

Hey guys it’s Andre. Getting started in mixing sure is not the easiest part of production. Especially clashing signals in the same range can be a problem, which not always can be solved by simple volume adjusting. To make you start with a bit of…

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Get the best ones in the game as mentor and break through at Nova – Enter Dan Pearson

3rd July 2013 - General, Interviews

Australia seems like a radio imaging talent factory. Every other week I have the pleasure to see another producer from Australia inspiring me and my work. To me it comes down to one significant point: The big dudes like Konsky, Nikolic, Dower, BT, Sidey etc… …

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