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R.I.P Prince – Andy’s Fiver Friday #36

22nd April 2016 - Fiver Friday

Today I am incredibly sad. A legend is gone – maybe the biggest musician, writer and producer of our times. You all heard the bad news, so, I dont have to get into details, just so much and this is very personal: Prince was the…

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How to win Iron Imager, try all the fast food and meet Kings of Leon? Meet Sidey – the new IRON IMAGER!

21st April 2016 - Interviews

WWRS was a blast, from at least what I’ve heard :)… I could not make it this year, which makes me really sad as most my radio friends were there and had a fantastic time. Like every year, benztown did the Iron Imager contest. You…

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Fiver Friday #35: Step Aside(y), DK…

15th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

…there’s a new Iron Imager in town. This week’s Fiver Friday has been hijacked by Benztown’s LA Chapter. The ink is still drying on Sidey’s seven-figure endorsement contract with Eventide…and he’s already celebrating, poolside at the Roosevelt. So here’s a special WWRS2016 version of #FiverFriday.

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Readers Vote! Iron Imager V

14th April 2016 - General

Benztown fans…we hope you enjoyed today’s live stream from WWRS, hosted by the lovely Sydney Burgoyne! Check out Benztown on Facebook if you didn’t catch it earlier. Thanks again for being a part of this year’s Iron Imager contest. The winner will be announced tomorrow at the…

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Iron Imager 2016 live! Join the show and vote your favorite!

13th April 2016 - Uncategorized

The final round of Iron Imager 2016 is close! Champion Dan Kelly will fight against Contender Mike ‘Sidey’ Andersen and we are sure that we will see an epic battle between those first class producers! Who will make it? Is Dan Kelly defending his title…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #34

8th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

What a week. The John Kerber interview went far beyond all expectations. You obviously waited so long for John to come out of the dark :)…. Thanks for all your messages, likes etc. on fb.  We will do a PART 2! Promise!

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Creating the biggest SOUND in the Radio Universe or MEET the Man behind Howard Sterns Imaging – John Kerber!

6th April 2016 - Interviews

Years after meeting John Kerber via skype I finally got to know the man behind Howard Stern’s Imaging in person while being in NYC some weeks ago. John has hold that gig for more than 10 years and has created this gigantic Howard Stern sound…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #33 – Jeff Schmidt Torch Demo VO treatment, Iron Imager 2012 until now

1st April 2016 - Fiver Friday

So, the iron Imager announcement is out, the competition will be held as part of the WWRS from April 13 -15  – I am looking so forward to this epic battle. The week was just great and here is what i was poundering!

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Iron Imager 2016 or MEET the Champ

31st March 2016 - Interviews

Not long ago I met DK in NYC and we had time to hang out for a while. The belt was sitting right over Dan’s console and I am sure he will do his best to defend it again! Question is as the stakes are high and…

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

29th March 2016 - 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 awards,…

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Iron Imager 2016: Here is the CONTENDER! Meet…..SIDEY!!!!

28th March 2016 - General

March 2016 – Dan Kelly is still the reigning Iron Imager, but we are looking forward to the next showdown at Iron Imager 2016 at WWRS in April! Will Dan make it the 4th time in a row and stay on the throne for another year?  Well, it’s up to this…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #32 – Donald Trump feat. Kanye West, Club Mate and the History of Rock!

25th March 2016 - Fiver Friday

Again, another week gone! Wow, so fast! Happy Easter everyone and for those who don’t celebrate it, have an awesome free and long weekend!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #31 or why you all should attend Radiodays Europe

18th March 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey there, what a fantastic week! I am still pumped from seeing so many of my friends at Radio Days Europe. If you did not had the chance to go, because your are from another part of the world, busy your boss did not want…

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The Harry Truth – Creativity VS Technique

16th March 2016 - 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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Andy’s Fiver Friday #30

11th March 2016 - 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 Best Imaging Tricks of 2013 in 2016 :)

9th March 2016 - General

Time flies and our content does too. It can happen easily to loose overview about all the posts and content we already did and I got asked more and more about tutorials again. Meanwhile I create new ones, here is some great stuff from the past….

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #29 or lets get it ON – THE IRON IMAGER Returns

4th March 2016 - Fiver Friday

It feels good to be back. What a week! I am so happy that Iron Imager will be back and I am impressed, when I look at the list of people signed up already. Check it out!

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Creatives In Bars With Coffee or Imaging SiriusXM – Meet Matt Damrow

2nd March 2016 - Interviews

Hey guys, you all remember Matt Damrow. He is the guy behind the video series “Creatives in Bars with Coffee”, where he interviewed guys like Mike McVay, Rick Gillette, Rob Cressman and Tim Zunckel. This time it is all about Matt himself. I will speak with…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #28

26th February 2016 - Fiver Friday

This week it is hard to even start FiverFriday, there was so much great stuff! NYC was just perfect. I had enough time to meet my old friend and 3 times Iron Imager winner Dan Kelly, also my old Benztown colleague Jason, who cranks out…

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What about… Dithering? Part 1: The Basics

24th February 2016 - Tutorials

I’m sure nobody of you will outsource a production to a third person like a mixing or mastering engineer – we are doing the whole production ourselves. In my eyes, this means the more you know about the single steps, the more you will be able to…

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