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Andy’s Fiver Friday #127 – POWAIRful Dynamics, Goodbye to Science’s Brightest Star and See You at Radiodays in Vienna!

26th March 2018 - Uncategorized

Finally got back to the office this week in great anticipation of Radiodays in Vienna next week – as to celebrating another Golden Era of Radio! See you guys there!!!  

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Imaging OZ in 2018, Chris Davis, Mike Santos and the KIIS Imaging crew show you how to rock down under and the Imaging world!

26th March 2018 - Interviews, Uncategorized

WOW! It’s finally here! The first masterpiece of 2018. I am so thrilled we could finally put this together. One of the best Imaging teams in the world in one interview. Thanks so much to the KIIS crew for taking the time to answer all…

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Heads up: Tools to host VST or AU Plugins in Pro Tools

25th March 2018 - General

I’m sure you already experienced the problem that you wanted to use a PlugIn in Pro Tools, but there was no AAX version available. But don’t worry: there are some solutions for this issue. I came across a useful post that a Pro Tools Expert…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #128 – ALEXA loves Schnitzel and fly to LA for free!

23rd March 2018 - Uncategorized

So far so good, a hectic, but awesome week is coming to an end. So many things!!! Most importantly: The registration for Iron Imager VII is open, Brad is waiting for you. Also my trip to Vienna was fantastic, I mean is there any city in the…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #124 – Pumping Reverbs and how to create Star Wars Sound Design!

22nd March 2018 - Uncategorized

                SO, ready to jump start the weekend!!! Check out Oli‘s favorite PlugIn Combo and MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!!!

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My Imaging New Year Resolutions for 2018

19th March 2018 - Uncategorized

1. Create more Imaging 2. Use less Vocoders.. 🙂 3. Drive innovation by creating new sounds! Help, don’t know what to do yet 🙂 4. Focus on the creative 5. Read more fiction What’s yours? Let me know! To an awesome 2018! Andy

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Radio (Imaging) – A dream job?

19th March 2018 - Uncategorized

This has always been the case for me, but somehow I feel that the talent pool is drying out more and more. 20 years ago, when I started in the biz, Radio was cool, people wanted to work in radio, become on-air talents, imaging directors…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #122 – CRS, Valentines Day Freebies and UVI Meteor

1st March 2018 - Uncategorized

After an accident – releasing a draft on Tuesday – here is the real deal. I’m really sad I could not attend CRS. From all I’ve seen on socials, it was a blast! I love how much the artists interact with the attendees. A great…

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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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