Our Blog

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

Imaging Jack FM or Meet Kevin Horton!

31st August 2016 - Interviews

So, this is been a post I waited to do for a long time and I am so happy we got t it together finally:)… Kevin is the guy behind all the Jack FM Network Imaging, based in Benztown’s LA office. As Jack is so different…

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #54 – The Video tutorials are back, Foley work and of course benztown does it again #inc500!

26th August 2016 - Fiver Friday, Tutorials

What a week! We have been named for the 4th time in a row to one of America’s fastest growing companies . I m so happy about this as only one out of ten companies on the inc 500 list achieve this. I am so…

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #53 – back to normal!

19th August 2016 - Fiver Friday

It was such a fantastic week and I am so happy my homie Kevin from our LA office was here and we had time to hang out, talk about imaging jack , sports, photo and also he liked our german cuisine, especially the beer :)…

read more

Video Tutorial Hook Up – Get started or revisit what is already out there

17th August 2016 - Tutorials

I wanted to know what you want more of on the blog. And you gave a very clear answer: Video Tutorials! While we are fighting which should be the topic of the first new video, I wanted to give you the hook up on the…

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #52 – Special Edition – Hardware vs Plugin… UAD vs Outboard: THE Manley VOXBOX!

12th August 2016 - Fiver Friday, Review

As I promised last week, this week’s Fiver Friday is a bit different. We took a closer look at the Manley VOXBOX. We are lucky enough to have both versions, the original outboard and the UAD version. Oli and I have been always massive fans…

read more

SFX Experiences Pt. 6 – How to record Sports SoundEffects!

10th August 2016 - General

In early 2014, when we recorded sports SFX for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, we showed you how to create your own SFX from scratch! Today I want to give you a feeling of how the benztownbranding sports recordings for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio went down.

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #51 – Lush, Manley by UAD and your way to Rio!

5th August 2016 - Fiver Friday

Let’s go for number 51!

read more

The best Reverb on Vocals? You choose!

3rd August 2016 - Review

Finding the right reverb is sometimes like searching for gold. You need to get the right sound for the right application. Otherwise it will sound too harsh, muddy or cavy. However, there is no blueprint for this. You have to try different devices and check how…

read more

Give ME more!

2nd August 2016 - General

Guys, it is time for me to ask you again..WHAT DO YOU WANT more of on the blog? For this I created this poll below, pls just click and let me know! [polldaddy poll=9487825] If you have any personal suggestion for a person I should…

read more