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Black Friday Deals! Benztown’s CHECK on the hottest discounts…

29th November 2013 - General

Hey guys, here’s a selection of plug-in and audio manufactors, where you can get nice Black Friday Deals. If we forgot some sites, let the world know in the comments…

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Creativity…Do you need an Audi R8 for it? Ask Sidey!

27th November 2013 - General, Interviews

You all know Sidey. One of the most talented guys in the business and creative genius. But how can every one of us be creative, write great scripts and do remarkable work and do we need an R8 for it? Well, the last question is…

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YOUR VOTE: The DAW-Double!!!

26th November 2013 - General

Last week we wanted to know, what should be next on our blog and YOU voted for a special radio imaging test of Avid Pro Tools 11! On second place (pretty close) is Apples Logic Pro X… Thanks for voting guys – we decided to check them…

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YOU VOTE – WE TEST !!! Gear Porn, what is next?

21st November 2013 - General

Here at Benztown we always check the web and magazines for new plug-ins and amazing gear which maybe help to take our imaging and music production to the next level… or we check out classics like the U47 and hit you up with a mic…

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Sidey DID it again… check some ACRAward-winning Imaging!

18th November 2013 - General

A few weeks since this years Australian Commercial Radio Awards in Brisbane – and there is one well known name when we take a look at the winners… My homie “Sideshow” Mike Andersen got the award for “Best Achievement in Production” again like in 2012 !…

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How to brand and image a morning show – Meet Steve Reynolds!

11th November 2013 - General

Today I am really humbled to present you a friend of mine, which I met back in 2011 on german radiodays: Steve Reynolds. Steve is THE morning show consultant and I was very impressed by the presentation he gave back in cologne, talking about how…

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That’s CUSTOMER SERVICE or why Manley is the SH**!

7th November 2013 - General

Just a quick post today… My friend Harry Legg (you all know Harry as the Voice for iconic radio stations all over the world (f.e. 2Day FM) and being one of my format voices for benztown CHR) send me this:

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Gear Porn or what an awesome mic sounds like :)… The legendary U47 vs Laetitia Dana!

4th November 2013 - General

There have been various discussions on facebook about mics, preamps etc. and I always told my opinion loud and clear. There is nothing as important as good gear and to know what to do with it… Recently we had the luck to use a Neumann/Telefunken…

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CHR Imaging in 2003… and Matt is still Rocking it @THE FOX!

1st November 2013 - General

This is Andy with some inspiration from back in the days… 2005 I visited the Pals down in OZ and toured stations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Here is some stuff I found today while digging in my archives (I was looking for some stuff to…

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