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Free Plugin Monday becomes Free PlugIn Wednesday – Warm Compression from Klanghelm

28th February 2018 - Uncategorized

  First things first: I am sorry for the delay of this post. Under all the christmas pressure and some huge projects we have to finish before this year ends,  I had to turn  the #FreePluginMonday into a #FreePluginWednesday! But to make up with you…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #123 – Max’s new venture, MComb and some HARP Action for Valentine’s Day!

23rd February 2018 - Uncategorized

                This was a great one, had so much fun destroying Oli and Jan at Tischfußball and of course also by creating some new awesome Imaging with a PlugIn I have not played around with for a while… MCOMB!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #121 – Tischfußball, Imaging Assassins and new colors in the office

21st February 2018 - Uncategorized

Ahhh. Another week, DONE. And guess what my office life’s been missing out on… 🙂  

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The greatest Voice Over Talents in the world! How to choose one of them with ease!

16th February 2018 - General

Picking the right VO talent is always tough and absolutely subjective to each one of us, but crucial for your on-air branding and station imaging. The rigtht Voice can be key to success and great brand building. Voice Auditions can cause big discussions, but they…

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Control the Decay: UVI Relayer

12th February 2018 - Review

There aren’t much delay plugins which really impressed in the last years, so I mostly used Waves H-Delay. I mean, a delay plugin is not that spectacular, right?! Nevertheless delays play an important role in my session. Then, back in August, Paris based Plugin company UVI…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #119 – Salon de Radio, Native Instruments and some new stuff from yours truly!

6th February 2018 - Fiver Friday

Second week of 2018 and already full steam ahead. I am already looking forward to seeing some of you next week in Paris, France for Le Salon de Radio  and hopefully for some awesome French Imaging discussions :).. For my readers in other parts of the…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #120 – From Paris with love and recording on the road with UAD Arrow

6th February 2018 - Fiver Friday

This week I am writing this little piece of weekly entertainment from Paris! It was a great conference at Le Salon de Radio and I am happy to be back in the city of Paris meeting clients, partners, friends!  

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Change the Cycle – Create outstanding Station Imaging ! Today!

1st February 2018 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

“You must not fight the cycle, you must transform it into a different cycle altogether. It’s a lot of work, but less work than failing.” (Multi Million Bestseller Author Seth Godin) This been said, todays experiment is to look on your work routines make you…

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Bruce Lee’s Distortion PlugIN Preset or Harry’s Favourite!

1st February 2018 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Remember Harry Legg and how he made it into the 3 major markets? He is one of benztown’s hottest VO and Imaging Guys and he shares his favourite PlugIn Preset with you! Harry – Distortion Example by Benztown Branding Blog  How he creates the VO…

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Influence Your Audience by Tracy Johnson

1st February 2018 - General

Guys, I am proud and honored to present you the guy without whom there would be no Benztown : Mr Tracy Johnson. In 2007 he introduced Oli and myself to Dave “Chachi”Denes and the rest of the story is legendary. (Thanks Tracy for believing in…

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What is more important than todays MAJOR TACTIC? The next MAJOR TACTIC!! Andy’s fortune cookie:)..

1st February 2018 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Successful work and personal development rises from a solid base and grows its way up in the sky. If you just stuck in your daily routine you won’t make it to the next skill level, if you just think about your startegics for today you…

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Content Rules! What DO you want us to feature more on the blog?

1st February 2018 - General

After almost half a year, we made a great start in the blog world. Now it is up to you to make this blog even more interactive and useful. After more than 90 posts, interviews, video turorials, screencaps, tipps and tricks, inspirational content and and…

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From Sydney to NYC, from Austria to Denver – The World speaks FAME…

1st February 2018 - Fame FX, General

Remember our Fame FX Contest? Hundreds of people voted for their favourite interviews – now it’s time for a first review. Almost three weeks after the big release, we asked the winners and the first purchasers about their thoughts. We’re proud to present the amazing…

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Introducing a New Age…First ever Benztown Webinar with Mike Santos, me and a secret imaging legend

1st February 2018 - General

At the beginning, we introduced this blog to make a change in the Imaging World. My Goal was to share tricks and tipps, build an imaging community, feature great talents and give young guys the chance to learn. Until yet I am really thrilled with…

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Get an Imaging Superstar or The Nic Kelly Files!

1st February 2018 - General

Nic Kelly  from Oz. Right, there was this 15 year old self marketing imaging genius. In my opinion, Nic is one of the guys, who will rock the imaging scene in the future. I know no guy having his age, who has the same skill…

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Free pro audio cloud back up: check out Matthieu’s special tip – Gobbler

1st February 2018 - General

Hi guys, one of the great guys, I met through this blog, is the French Imaging icon Matthieu Blaise. You might know his Transfuser Tutorial or you checked out his blog (sadly it’s in French) – in my opinion one of the best production blogs…

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Find Out How the Rest of the World Live or, Santos Down Under!

1st February 2018 - General

Mike Santos: Imaging Assasin , Blog Writer, Creative Director for Entercom Denver, Guest Author, Voice Over talent and one of my best friends in the Imaging business hung out in Oz for a few weeks. Like me, Mike is a big fan of ozzi radio…

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Paris….The French Connection is back or who the hell is Paul?

1st February 2018 - General, Interviews

The city of art, of love and the best bread  in the world – Paris! Also a massive city in case of Radio Imaging? Easy answer: Yes indeed. Oli and I hung out with Matthieu in Paris this week. He was so kind to show…

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The Northern Europe Beatmix Inspiration

1st February 2018 - General, Useful Links

Beatmixing….YES, again! Our blog subscriber Raul sent me this link and I think it was more than worth to share this freaky shit with you guys. The Heavyweight of beatmixing has a new challenger. (Remember Konsky’s XXL beatmix): http://norwegianrecycling.net [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUVSLJSWIC4&feature=player_embedded] check the audio section… unbelievable!…

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Working with Headphones – Andre’s Production Diary Part 43

1st February 2018 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 43rd week at the Benztown Studios in Stuttgart and I’m still learning everything about radio imaging and production. Headphones are an essential tool of every production studio. They help you for fine editing tasks, which can be overheard…

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