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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…

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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:)..  

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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!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #108 – I am back at home, the Fabfilter Timeless2 and this years Benztown Halloween Composite

20th October 2017 - Fiver Friday, Useful Links

I am back at home people! Giving you some serious PlugIn recommendations this week.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #107 – Inc5000, Top Studios and Tom Petty!

13th October 2017 - Fiver Friday

So this is the final week of our US travel. The Inc5000 in Palm Desert has been just fantastic. So honored to be on that list for the 5th time in a row and of course this is all you – thanks for your support…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #106 – In & Out, CALIFORNICATION and Time For Podcasting

6th October 2017 - Fiver Friday

So, this week I am writing this from LA. Max and I are in since Wednesday and having a fantastic time. SFX recordings, tours, meetings, production music conference and of course your weekly dose of FIVER FRIDAY!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #105 – Hornet SongKey MK2, Bonnie’s Stunning Photography And A Worldclass Podcast Library

29th September 2017 - Fiver Friday, Uncategorized

Boom. Another week! Here is some really nice weekend infusion for you guys!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #104 – The best PlugIn for 10 $, free Eventide EQ and

22nd September 2017 - Fiver Friday

This week is all PlugINs, so happy to share 2 really awesome deals with you!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #103 – Why music StartUps Fail so often, Rachel McGrath kicks ass and 60s Soul is the best!

18th September 2017 - Fiver Friday, Interviews, Uncategorized

How could a week go by so fast? It was a crazy one, but good things on the way, stay tuned for more… 1. Plugin Stage from PlugIN Alliance. Great Stereo Toolkit. New opportunities. Just check the video here: https://www.plugin-alliance.com/en/products/fiedler_audio_stage.html 2. Inspiration This girl has…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #102 – NAB, RAIN summit and how to turn negative into positive

8th September 2017 - Fiver Friday, Uncategorized

So, this has been a busy week for us here at benztown with RAIN,  NAB and Deutscher Radiopreis. 1. Plugin This week I messed around with LoFi from Avid again. Still love the digital destruction presets as well as the toy bear. Play around by automating a…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #101 – Why Dunkirk is an awesome example for Sound Design, my latest music promo and deep house for deep work

1st September 2017 - Fiver Friday

Here we go, another Fiver, that means another week is gone. I hope you you love the findings of this week and of course my latest Music Promo!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #100 (!!) – Special Edition – The 5 Most Read Fiver Fridays!

25th August 2017 - Fiver Friday

I am not ready for 100 yet! It is crazy, that this has been on for almost 2 years now! Therefore I will have the 5 most read Fiver Fridays ever as a Special edition for you – below the actual FIVER FRIDAY No….100!!!! Yes…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #98 – Free Plugins, A Trip to Greece and 2 week Summer Break

25th August 2017 - Fiver Friday

Ready to hit the road to Greece – 2 weeks off ! Yeah! First vacation this year. Stoked to spend time with the wife and kids ! So note that this also means a 2 week summer break for the Fiver Friday! Be ready when…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #52 – Special Edition – Hardware vs Plugin… UAD vs Outboard: THE Manley VOXBOX!

25th August 2017 - Fiver Friday, Review

As I promised last week, this week’s Fiver Friday is a bit different. We took a closer look at the Manley VOXBOX. We are lucky enough to have both versions, the original outboard and the UAD version. Oli and I have been always massive fans…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday#99 – How to make the inc 5000 list 5 times in a row and did I mention the INC 5000!!!!! YEAHHH!

23rd August 2017 - Fiver Friday

Guys, This week I am in all celebration mode. We made the inc5000 list for the 5th!!!! time in a row! This is a massive achievement and I want to thank all of you for helping us to make that dream a reality. Thanks also to…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #97 – Daily Stoic and How To Get 35% on FAME FX Vol.3!

14th July 2017 - Fame FX, Fiver Friday

This week was huge! We released Fame FX Vol.3 today and are pretty proud to do the hattrick!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #96 – Nürnberger Rostbratwürste, Radiodays South Africa and an Imaging Masterclass

7th July 2017 - Fiver Friday

The 100 is close, isn’t that crazy.  I am so excited to reach that mark and for sure will have a surprise for you in the next weeks. This week Oli and I attended the Lokalrundfunktage in Nürnberg, which is a local radio conference in Germany,…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #95 – Valhalla, Titanfall and Car Rain

30th June 2017 - Fiver Friday

Let’s get directly into this week’s five!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #94 – Rethink your priorities, summer and coffee for my greek friends and of course…..every body else.

23rd June 2017 - Fiver Friday

What a week. Finally, Summer in the city!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #93 – Shaperbox Techniques, Emotional Intelligence and Just Le Vent

16th June 2017 - Fiver Friday

Another Summer Imaging week insanity. So much awesome new discoveries.

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