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Learn from the master of mixing or my new favorite Youtube channel – Enter Pensado’s Place!

1st February 2018 - General, Useful Links

Hi guys, it’s Andy. Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Michael Jackson and more — they all rely on the experienced ear of mixing engineer Dave Pensado. He mixed an unbelievable amount of top hits through his career and now, he’s sharing…

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Don’t take it personal YOU….

1st February 2018 - General

I often stumble over people, who really can’t live with criticism and changes in their micro cosmos. It is definitely hard, especially as a creative person and believe me: I know this very well. But due to my experience, I really can tell you, it is…

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

1st February 2018 - 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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Knowing your limit and protect what’s important — preserve your hearing

1st February 2018 - General

  Hey guys, it’s Andre. A few months ago, I was taught a valuable lesson, which every producer and everybody else working with audio should learn. I was suffering from ringing in the ears or a so-called tinnitus, which completely threw me off track for…

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Imaging from the TOP OF THE WORLD and having the sweetest view over NYC – Catch up with Mikey Muscatello

1st February 2018 - General, Interviews

Imagine having that view everyday at work, while you’re imaging one of radio’s biggest networks in the world. Mikey Muscatello, Imaging Director and Voice Over Artist, made his way from #1 Rock station in Cali KRXQ 98 Rock over WAAF in Boston and finally settled down in…

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Radio Imaging – NOW on Wikipedia!

1st February 2018 - General

After checking Wikipedia for Radio Imaging, I was pretty shocked to find that there was nothing listed. Well, the time had come for us to do something about that, so we took it upon ourselves to define Radio Imaging once and for all, and make…

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9 /11 a day to remember – Benztown’s 9/11 Imaging

1st February 2018 - General

  Every one of us remembers exactly, where he was in that particular moment, when he first saw this unreal pictures on TV. The attack on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon shocked the entire world. Last year we had an incredible dedication piece of audio…

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Argentina’s Finest or meet Luciano Voglino – THE Diego Armando of Imaging

1st February 2018 - General, Interviews

This post about Leandro Adrogue got so much love, so I decided to interview the second spanish speaking Imaging guy this month – Luciano Voglino. Raul was so kind to introduce me. Luciano is a great talent, working for a nationwide argentinian network called Vorterix…

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Imaging from around world – Matt Innes’ VO layering and panning tricks will get you!

1st February 2018 - General

Remember Matt Innes? The Globe Trotter of Imaging. He is back in Oz since a few weeks and signed up at Nova. Check his recent work and how he uses  VO layering and panning, mostly done with speaker phone, his favourite plug-in at the moment… “I’m…

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My NEW LOVE…

1st February 2018 - General

This is 3 plugINs I recently fell in love with (again): McDSP – FUTZ BOX (For all SpeakerPhone Lovers, another baby to play around with – great for Voice FX and layering: Distortion, Bitcrushing, Mobiles and and and) API 2500 Compressor… getting it together so…

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Benztown Halloween Madness Pt. 1 or JB’s Horror Pitch Shift Show

1st February 2018 - General

It’s that scary time of year again and this time we’ll bring you the full benztown Halloween Madness in three blood-curdling parts! First up is Mr. Jan “JB” Brückner with a sure shot pro tools trick if you want to bring a spooky halloween VO to a…

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Learn how to build your own Killer FX from UK’s finest Dan Mumford or the Xmas Contest loaded with a FANTASTIC NEW PRIZE…

1st February 2018 - General

It’s that time of year where we hook you up with a new KILLER prize for our Presets4Presents Xmas Contest.

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Presets 4 Presents – From Australia to Italy…And the WINNERS are….

1st February 2018 - General

YOUR choice has been made. The blog readers have decided! We are happy to announce this years’ benztown blog Xmas Contest Winners… Congratulation guys and have fun with  your prize!!! (Remember : First picks FIRST and so on… ) George (41%) Samuele (39%) Emmet (15%) I really appreciate…

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Happy NEW YEAR 2014!!! FREE FX from your friends @benztown!

1st February 2018 - General

OUR NEW YEARS PRESENT for the best blog readers in the world! Download 8 Killer fx for free!!! Have an awesome NEW YEAR and keep imaging my friends!  Andy & all your friends at benztown!

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Become Speedy Gonzales in Studio One – LEARN about Shortcuts NOW!

1st February 2018 - General

After the big success of our most read post of all times we decided to dig deep on the second DAW we are using daily – STUDIO ONE. This post will help you become a faster, more efficient and a better Imager, Composer and Producer…

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Winter Olympic’s Workparts or how to bring the “Sochi” feeling to your radio station?

1st February 2018 - General

Only a few days left until the Olympic Winter Games 2014 start in Sochi… And as Oli and I experienced the cold weather is hardly to imagine if your based in Germany or California. So how can we create a Winter Olympics and also typical…

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Justin CASE doing it right – CLIQUE Library BEST OF….

1st February 2018 - General

Everybody loves to do CHR Imaging. Why? Big FX, big processing, crazy VO treatment, bad ass beats…. I love Justin’s approach in our CLIQUE library, as it is kind of fresh and very fast paced. The VO is Mikey Muscatello. Check also some of Justin’s…

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AVALANCHE rocks or THE BRIT Invasion by James Stodd

1st February 2018 - General

Enough said about James. He is one of the most talented and experienced Imagers I know and I am proud to host a panel with him at Radiodays Europe in Dublin. In his career he worked for iconic stations like Capital in London and now oversees…

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Rock IMAGING feat. Kiwi, Burgers and Sauerkraut or meet Chris Davis

1st February 2018 - General

Turbulence is the most powerful Imaging library for Rock and Alternative and it is created by a killer combo of the 3 most rocking countries in the world… The United States of Rock’n’Roll, the Republic of Rammstein and The HOME of the KIWI… yes, Chris…

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SFX Experiences Pt. 3 or the only day you HAVE TO DRINK at work!!!

1st February 2018 - General

Today it’s St. Patrick’s Day and we all know that the only mission is to eliminate as much beer as possible! And as you know that we are always in search of authentic sound effects Jan, Max and Konrad had the VERY UNPLEASANT job to record…

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