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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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From Sydney to NYC, from Austria to Denver – The World speaks FAME…

1st February 2018 - Fame FX, General

Remember our Fame FX Contest? Hundreds of people voted for their favourite interviews – now it’s time for a first review. Almost three weeks after the big release, we asked the winners and the first purchasers about their thoughts. We’re proud to present the amazing…

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Introducing a New Age…First ever Benztown Webinar with Mike Santos, me and a secret imaging legend

1st February 2018 - General

At the beginning, we introduced this blog to make a change in the Imaging World. My Goal was to share tricks and tipps, build an imaging community, feature great talents and give young guys the chance to learn. Until yet I am really thrilled with…

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Get an Imaging Superstar or The Nic Kelly Files!

1st February 2018 - General

Nic Kelly  from Oz. Right, there was this 15 year old self marketing imaging genius. In my opinion, Nic is one of the guys, who will rock the imaging scene in the future. I know no guy having his age, who has the same skill…

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Free pro audio cloud back up: check out Matthieu’s special tip – Gobbler

1st February 2018 - General

Hi guys, one of the great guys, I met through this blog, is the French Imaging icon Matthieu Blaise. You might know his Transfuser Tutorial or you checked out his blog (sadly it’s in French) – in my opinion one of the best production blogs…

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Find Out How the Rest of the World Live or, Santos Down Under!

1st February 2018 - General

Mike Santos: Imaging Assasin , Blog Writer, Creative Director for Entercom Denver, Guest Author, Voice Over talent and one of my best friends in the Imaging business hung out in Oz for a few weeks. Like me, Mike is a big fan of ozzi radio…

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Paris….The French Connection is back or who the hell is Paul?

1st February 2018 - General, Interviews

The city of art, of love and the best bread  in the world – Paris! Also a massive city in case of Radio Imaging? Easy answer: Yes indeed. Oli and I hung out with Matthieu in Paris this week. He was so kind to show…

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The Northern Europe Beatmix Inspiration

1st February 2018 - General, Useful Links

Beatmixing….YES, again! Our blog subscriber Raul sent me this link and I think it was more than worth to share this freaky shit with you guys. The Heavyweight of beatmixing has a new challenger. (Remember Konsky’s XXL beatmix): http://norwegianrecycling.net [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUVSLJSWIC4&feature=player_embedded] check the audio section… unbelievable!…

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Working with Headphones – Andre’s Production Diary Part 43

1st February 2018 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 43rd week at the Benztown Studios in Stuttgart and I’m still learning everything about radio imaging and production. Headphones are an essential tool of every production studio. They help you for fine editing tasks, which can be overheard…

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Survey: Get the best out of your voice – What’s your favorite Preamp?

1st February 2018 - General

I love outboard gear. It is like an addiction, every time, I turn on our MANLEY VOXBOX and the yellow light in the meter sections comes up. This is true old school, the sound is analog and warm especially with recoding vocals. This is not…

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Become Speedy Gonzales or The Short Cuts Imperium

1st February 2018 - General

At Benztown we love to work with short cuts. They make you fast as hell and we could never imagine working without them. Last time, Andre focused on Keyboard Command Focus Mode and now it’s time to count down our own personal favorites. A lot…

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Unbelievable! Add more than 500 radio stations to your service in one day!

1st February 2018 - General

Finally it is done. Benztown Branding cut the biggest deal ever in history of radio imaging. From Jan 1st we will be working with Cumulus as  a new syndication partner. Cumulus decided to pick up at least 1 Benz library throughout all the stations in…

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Xmas Greetings from sunny Australia or Sidey = Movie Star

1st February 2018 - General

The gift giving is almost over, but a little present is left. My old friend Sidey from OZ sent something over to help us enjoy xmas even a little more and listen to this magic stuff, while getting fat. We love you Michael ‘Sideshow’ Andersen….

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MPC 2.0 or Man versus Maschine

1st February 2018 - General

Today, I’m gonna show you one of our latest toys in the studio – Native Instrument’s Maschine. Maschine is a groove production instrument, which comes with its own controller. Native Instruments took a very popular hardware as inspiration. The famous Akai MPC. Below is a…

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How a world class photographer got nominated for Worldwide Radio Summit :) or Meet THE Imaging legend from Down Under

1st February 2018 - General, Interviews

After introducing Konsky’s and Armstrong’s work last week in a really funny interview, I got the chance to talk to Matt Nikolic as well. Matt is THE guy behind Ozzi Imaging, he was named as THE inspiration by Konsky and many others. Also as a…

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Will I be THE PRINCE OF BEL AIR this time? City of Angeles, I am back

1st February 2018 - General

It has been 3 months since my last visit and I am really thrilled to be back again in my favourite city in the world. Ok second favourite city (behind benztown). World Wide Radio Summit, Jingle Sessions and finding a bar showing champions league semi…

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10.000 miles away, but having the same idea – Check David Konsky and me getting hands on Sammy Adams’ ‘Only One’

1st February 2018 - General

  Last week my friend David Konsky  and I came up with the kind of same idea. Using ‘Sammy Adams – Only One’ as a sample for a piece of production. I did a sweeper to position our CHR flagship station Z 90.3 and Konsky…

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