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Fiver Friday #47: Stuttgart Office Special Edition

8th July 2016 - Fiver Friday

Guys, as I am in Sweden for 2 lovely weeks – totally of the grid I WON’T BE ABLE to give you Andy’s Fiver Friday as usual. But for the time being I can give you something even better :)…The Special Edition. All of the…

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Audified MixChecker! How to playback a mix in your car while sitting in the studio!

6th July 2016 - Review

Radio is consumed on a wide range of speakers – from iPads, Laptops, mobile Phones, Headphones and of course radio.. But most of the time we produce just on our own systems, without really checking for other ones. For this case, I used to listen to my…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #46- Iceland, UAD Dream Reverb and

1st July 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday Time!

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TOOLS, which help to keep yourself FOCUSED!

29th June 2016 - General

Sometimes it’s hard to keep an eye on everything which has to be done, especially in our fast industry. Production, meetings, and and and keep you busy and it’s not always easy to stay focused. But today’s technology has some smart answers to track all the…

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Fiver Friday #45 – From Russia with Love, Freakonimcs and who the hell is Will Griggs!

24th June 2016 - Fiver Friday

YEAH back from hot Moscow, had a blast there, Sergey showed me around on Sunday and on Monday we straight went into Vocal Recordings.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #44- Why I dig musica.ly and how you turn weaknesses into strengths.

17th June 2016 - Fiver Friday

Another week went by ultra fast and I am so looking forward to my trip to Russia. Will be awesome to hang with my friends there again and experience Moscow in summer. Weather should be fantastic.

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A shift in creative Vocal Processing? iZotope’s VocalSynth!

15th June 2016 - Review

iZotope’s VocalSynth was well discussed on different forums, especially on Facebook. The iZotope developers dropped a multi tasking vocoder which could be an answer to the right vocoder and the sound of now. I had a look at it for you.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #43 – Boxing is awesome, Ali was the GOAT and of course Powerhouse sessions!

10th June 2016 - Fiver Friday

Thanks for a fantastic week, Fame FX Vol. 2 exceeded by far our expectations. You are rockstars, I am so happy about your feedback and especially about the guys who bought the first package 5 years ago and now went for the second edition.

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Imaging From Ireland or MEET Denzil Lacey!

8th June 2016 - Interviews

I was following this Irish guy for a few months on soundlcoud and after listening to his latest demo, I thought it would be worth reaching out. Denzil was starting his path in the imaging world under the wing of our first Iron Imager Paul…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #42 – Why the Customer is always right, good old RnB and Fame FX Vol.2!

3rd June 2016 - Fiver Friday

Here we go! It was a busy week as we had some nice releases. Let’s go for my 5 for this week.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #41 – A Galactic Reverb, The Best Interviews, Fame FX Vol. 2

27th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday again! Here we go, my five for this week:

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

25th May 2016 - 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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Andy’s Fiver Friday #40 – Sometimes the journey is the Destination!

20th May 2016 - 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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Studio One 3 – The hottest (Automation)-Curves in btown!

18th May 2016 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Summer is almost there! And guess who’s your perfect studio mate for this summer: right, Studio One! Today the Studio One squad shares a feature with you which makes Studio One stand out beside other DAWs! Nice curves!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #39 – The perfect communication system, Sir-Mix-A-Lot and Adobe Premiere Pro

13th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey guys. this is my week in 5 minutes :). Right now I am looking for the perfect communication / intranet type of system for benztown. Do you have anything you tested, played around with or even better do you use anything?

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Do you remember Ohm Force?

11th May 2016 - Review

I recently stumbled upon some Ohm Force plugins, I used to use some time ago… Somehow they got into the background as new stuff is released fast. So today I give you a short overview of these French plugins!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #38 – A new MEGAMIX from Matt Fisher, API Vision Channel Strip and why school kills creativity!

9th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday – you know what time it is:

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SFX Experiences Pt. 5 – How to be a Sound-Designer and Field-Recordist: Meet Saro Sahihi!

4th May 2016 - Interviews

As you know, we are recording the SFX for the benztown libraries ourselves. But we are not the only ones who are recording in Stuttgart! Saro Sahihi is a full time sound designer and field recordist, who’s based in Ludwigsburg, close to Stuttgart. He’s the founder of SoundBits and…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #37 or Imaging from New Zealand to Germany

29th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

Its friday again – Check out my latest top 5!

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Waves MixCentric – A all in ONE KNOB tool for balancing your mix?

27th April 2016 - Review

I already had a look on Voice Centric, which Waves produced in collaboration with Greg Wells. I liked the concept and the sound behind this little plugin. MixCentric continues this series, so let’s see whether it can keep up with the sound.

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