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Justin Case & the REAL #benztown or travel the world as DJ, Producer and Voice Over Talent

1st February 2018 - General

  Hey guys, last week my buddies Justin and Shane were here in Stuttgart. We met so often in LA, but he never was in Stuttgart before and as always – he was kicking it big time…I feel blessed working with such great talent as Justin and…

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Who listens to SUBLIME? Meet earblowing Eric Romanowski!

1st February 2018 - Interviews

Eric is the latest addition to our Imaging Roster. Justin send me his audio for consideration and I loved the mixture of great writing and nice production techniques. I think you all can learn a lot from Buffalo’s finest Eric, who also was so kind to share…

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Halloween Experiences or Benztown Horror 2014

1st February 2018 - General

Soon your city will be ruled by candy grabbing zombies, witches and gremlins – Halloween is coming! Here at benztown our Halloween production already runs at full speed since a few weeks. Check out this year’s Halloween coverage, get some sfx recording experiences and learn…

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New Shift in the Imaging World :)..Back to Quality and DO IT FASTER !

1st February 2018 - General

  This is a point I wanted to write about for a long time. The need of high quality production / imaging was always key to me, when taking over a freelance gig, station rebranding or working for our libraries here at benztown. After being…

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Black Friday Deals! Benztown’s Discount Check 2014

1st February 2018 - General

It’s Black Friday and some of the audio companies offer a special discount on their stuff. Time to think about buying your favorite plugin! Here is a selection of the companies. Click on the names to get to the websites:

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What’s your favorite VOCODER PlugIN? Check Our Favorites!

1st February 2018 - Tutorials

  The original idea behind a vocoder was to code speech for telecommunication transmission in  in the 1930s. Nowadays we use this kind of synthesis as an electronic instrument for audio production, which is an interesting way to pimp your VO. I know a lot of you…

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Halloween Horror 2015 made at Benztown

1st February 2018 - General

  Halloween is coming and we’re more than ready for this year’s horror! Why? Our Halloween stuff is done and we can’t wait to get out to be part of the grudge which will sneak through the streets that night! So we packed the best of…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday – Episode 18: Andy’s Black Friday or let’s GO SHOPPING!!!

1st February 2018 - General

  This is an usual Friday. IT IS BLACK FRIDAY BABY!  Black Friday is the day all audio geeks are waiting for, so here are the best deals! Enter Benztown’s Black Friday Sale Checkup 2015 – find your way through the discount jungle!

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How to get that Pro Sound: Train Your Ears!

1st February 2018 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes

    Our job is all about sound and audio. Our tools are not only computers and plugins, but ears. And if you know how to interpret the audio in front of you and how to treat it right, half of the job is done. So…

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Spice Up Your Plugin Collection: Free Plugins – Great Sound?

1st February 2018 - General

    There are thousands of plugins out there. And for the well known versions, you have to dig deep into your wallet. But there is an alternative: some manufacturers offer plugins for free. However, the word ‘free’ says nothing about the quality. I went online to look…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #30

1st February 2018 - Fiver Friday

  30 Episodes, 30 weeks of Fiver Friday – and this is not the end! Radio Days and Iron Imager is near. If you haven’t your ingredient pack yet, sign up here!

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The Harry Truth – Creativity VS Technique

1st February 2018 - General

There are a lot of submissions for Iron Imager this year! Who is up against Dan Kelly? While being listener to a radio station, you perceive subconsciously things like uniqueness, presentation and originality. In short: creativity – an important criteria, which is essential when creating imaging pieces….

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The Iron Imager Contender 2016 or how to hack the Backstreet Boys in the 90s and still be around today!

1st February 2018 - Interviews

  You all know personally I have been a big fan of Sidey’s work for a long time and I was so happy to see him participating on the Iron Imager Contest 2016. Sidey’s creative writing skills are extraordinary and he has won several RAP…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #40 – Sometimes the journey is the Destination!

1st February 2018 - Fiver Friday

  The VocalSynth broke the internet (at least in the imaging world),  my dad walks the walk and I started to rethink my approach to music, after reviewing the crazy mixture on my favorite Spotify playlist.

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Do you remember these Interviews? The best of 2013 and 2014 !

1st February 2018 - Interviews

  It’s been a while since this blog was born. And since the beginning Interviews have always been an essential part of it. Tips, tricks and wisdoms directly from the leading guys of our industry. While checking old posts, I recognised that there are Interviews, I…

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Last Call For Halloween and Fall Discounts – Benztown Sale Check!

1st February 2018 - Useful Links

  Last day of October means just one thing – Halloween Insanity around the world! Good thing some of our favorite audio companies take that oppurtunity to give us some great deals and savings on their awesome products. Frankly, this comes a little late –…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! – Future Of The Blog, Improvements, and fun stuff!

1st February 2018 - General

Happy New Year 2018!  Before we get started with the new year, we want to reach out to our viewers and readers – thats – YOU! As you might know, we like to improve in every way. 2018 is no different, and the beginning of…

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