Our Blog

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

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…

read more

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.

read more

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…

read more

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 –…

read more

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…

read more

SFX Experiences Pt.1 or how you can create your own sound effects from scratch!!!

30th January 2018 - General

We have a new trainee here at benztown, he’s called Max and one of the many great things about him is that he loves recording sounds! He studied at the SAE institute in Stuttgart and worked as a boom operator and location sound mixer for several…

read more

Top 10 Posts Of 2017 – New Years Eve Special!

31st December 2017 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Interviews, Tutorials, Useful Links, Videos

2017 is almost gone! On the last day like we don’t want to leave you hanging, so to finish up the year, we put together our Top 10 Postings of 2017.   #1 – Iron Imager VI: Readers Vote! You voted for the Iron Imager of…

read more

Free Plugin Monday – Greetings From Native Instruments!

22nd December 2017 - Useful Links

Today I’d like to share a great pre xmas gifts from Native Instruments!! The PHASIS Plugin is the Native way to wish you a Merry Christmas and like the name is teasing it already, you’ll get a FREE Phaser today! I think loosing some words…

read more

How To Fit 37 Songs In Under 4 Minutes – Benztown Megamix 2017

22nd December 2017 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Tutorials, Useful Links, Videos

Like every year, we didn’t shy away from some extra work to finish off the 2017 Megamix before the holidays. Big thanks goes out to our producers Jan & Alex, who made the mix possible.

read more

Fiver Friday #116 – FREE PlugIns, Cans4Cans Made The News And A Fresh Promo For Eminem’s New Album

15th December 2017 - Fiver Friday

That’s it guys, just one more week and one more Fiver Friday to go for this year,  before we officially take some time off. YEAHHHH! For us, and probably many of you, it’s an important time to take things into consideration, set new goals, come up…

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #115 – Izoptope’s Trash2, 400 Million Monthly Views And An Xmas Jingle Package

8th December 2017 - Fiver Friday, Useful Links

Merry Christmas guys!  I just want to use this special time of the year to say thank you. Thanks for your support, for your love for our craft, for your dedication. Writing this blog with more than x posts was not always easy, but it…

read more

Catching Up With Gavan Bruderer – Reasons For Switching His DAW, How To Stay Creative And The Importance Of Work-Life Balance

7th December 2017 - Interviews

Gavan, long time no talk, what happened since we spoke last? I bet a ton 🙂 Let us know… I think the last time we talked, I had just had my little guy and he was hangin’ out in the newborn intensive care unit. Now…

read more

Free PlugIn Monday – How to create a monster Sound for Free?

5th December 2017 - Uncategorized

Hey guys, this is the benztown way of saying thanks for a fantastic year, for great imaging and awesome support. Every Monday we will feature a few nice freebies from the “Internets” and  of course, check them for you. I can tell you, there is…

read more

Andys Fiver Friday #114 – Winter Is Here, Benztown Social Campaign “Cans4Cans” And Aussie Power Imaging

4th December 2017 - Fiver Friday

Winter has come to town people!

read more

Catching Up With Sergey Zelentsov From Europa Plus – Building A New Team, Taking Opportunities, Work To Be Proud Of And More…

29th November 2017 - Interviews

It has been ages since we have done our first interview and while we created the latest Europa Plus package I had some time to catch up with Sergey. We were chatting about the unbelievable ratings of Europa Plus, new challenges, new findings and of…

read more

Benztown Discount Check 2017 – Black Friday Deals!

22nd November 2017 - Useful Links

Black Friday is THE DAY for shopping of any kind. And thanks to online shopping, you can take advantage of theses great offers and discounts from all around the world. Isn’t that awesome ?! So, as always we were checking out our favorite Audio Companies…

read more

Andys Fiver Friday #112 – UVI’s Toy Museum, A 49 Year Old Skate Legend And Fire Imaging

21st November 2017 - Fiver Friday, Useful Links, Videos

  Here we go with Nr. #112 Ladies and Gents… It’s been a busy week!! But if you have a harp player in the studio and the Christmas bed production is running, you take the opportunity to calm yourself, listen to something relaxing and make…

read more

A Quick Guide To A Christmas Bed – Benztown Tutorial

9th November 2017 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Tutorials

We’re getting closer and closer to Christmas… So today we are giving you a quick guide on how to create a simple Christmas bed. Turn a regular bed or loop into your soothing Christmas atmosphere very quickly and in a few steps. All you need…

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #110 – Halloween, The Summit LA and a new CHR package for Russia

3rd November 2017 - Fiver Friday, Interviews, Useful Links

This Halloween Week was great! For the first time 2 days off during the week, due to a new and one time bank holiday in Germany – just sayin:)..  

read more

Andy’s Fiver Friday #109 – Razor Vocoder PlugIn, Crazy Soccer Fans and an early Christmas Gift

27th October 2017 - Fiver Friday, Useful Links, Videos

Another week, holiday season is coming. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas and New Years Eve. You know how it is – the yearly Imaging INSANITY!

read more