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24 Days Of Xmas – Day 4: Free Xmas Sound Effects FOR YOU!

4th December 2018 - Tutorials, Useful Links

  What’s poppin’? Since Christmas is just around the corner, we have something festive for our Blog-Comunity! After Max is gone, Jan and Chris took over our sound-effect zone. Together they recorded some fresh Christmas special effects. And guess what? They are now available as…

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What’s your favorite VOCODER PlugIN? Check Our Favorites!

1st February 2018 - Tutorials

  The original idea behind a vocoder was to code speech for telecommunication transmission in  in the 1930s. Nowadays we use this kind of synthesis as an electronic instrument for audio production, which is an interesting way to pimp your VO. I know a lot of you…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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Halloween Insanity Pt.3 or How To make The Kids’ Sound Scary?

12th October 2017 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Tutorials

Back again with another quick Halloween Imaging Tip! This time we show you how to use the voice of a young one to create something that gets under your skin. Try it out! 😉 Benztown Tutorial 0038: The Halloween Effect on a Kids’ Voice

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Halloween Insanity Pt.2 or The High Pitch Distortion VO

5th October 2017 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Tutorials

The Halloween Imaging Tip Series continues! Halloween Imaging is so much fun: creating scary imaging and breaking taboos: And what could be better than giving your VO the special Halloween twist? The new Benztown Tutorial shows you how to create an effect we call “The High Pitch…

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ShaperBox: Fancy techniques to create audibility.

22nd June 2017 - Tutorials

In the last Fiver Friday I gave a heads up to some techniques for using Shaperbox. These can be used to manipulate instrumentals or musicbeds to increase audibility. These 1min videos are easy and fast to understand. I tested three of them for radio imaging benefits.

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Benztown Halloween Madness 2016 Pt.3 or The Pain Chain – Creating the Halloween mood!

20th October 2016 - Tutorials

Halloween is coming and it’s all about getting your listeners into the right mood. SFX are an essential part when it comes to generate a certain feeling. So maybe your collection includes some shouts, screams and laughs, but still needs some Halloween extra treatment? Part 3 of…

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Benztown Halloween Madness 2016 Pt.2 or Wanna sound like Justin Bieber on LSD?

12th October 2016 - Tutorials

Halloween is on! The second part of our Halloween scaring-plan includes another tutorial: How do you use the Doom VO you created in Pt.1 in a Halloween hook sweeper? And how do you transform hooks into halloween versions? Watch this tutorial!

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Benztown Halloween Madness 2016 Pt. 1 or The Doom VO!

6th October 2016 - Tutorials

Halloween is coming! And to get your station ready, we created a multipart scaring plan for you! Be brave and check the first video tutorial of this Halloween season: learn how to create a VO that will frighten your audience!

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Working with VO: Equalization!

14th September 2016 - Tutorials

When it comes to process VO, one of the most important effects is the equalizer. In this post I want to show you some basic tips which might help to get the sound you want.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #54 – The Video tutorials are back, Foley work and of course benztown does it again #inc500!

26th August 2016 - Fiver Friday, Tutorials

What a week! We have been named for the 4th time in a row to one of America’s fastest growing companies . I m so happy about this as only one out of ten companies on the inc 500 list achieve this. I am so…

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Video Tutorial Hook Up – Get started or revisit what is already out there

17th August 2016 - Tutorials

I wanted to know what you want more of on the blog. And you gave a very clear answer: Video Tutorials! While we are fighting which should be the topic of the first new video, I wanted to give you the hook up on the…

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Window Configuration In Pro Tools – keep the screen clean and accessible!

13th July 2016 - Tutorials

I’m using a Pro Tools intern tool called “Window Configuration”. It’s a great way to keep your screen tidy while working and gives you the possibility to switch between window settings immediately. Let me give you step by step guidance how to do this.

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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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Killer Music Promos and First Time Remixing

30th April 2015 - Interviews, Tutorials

You maybe have heard Jan’s Remix of Sam Smith’s ‘I’m Not The Only One’. I asked Jan to to give you an insight into his workflow and to share some tricks he used in this production. You will see that Imaging and remixing is closer…

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What’s your favorite VOCODER PlugIN? Check Our Favorites!

29th January 2015 - Tutorials

The original idea behind a vocoder was to code speech for telecommunication transmission in  in the 1930s. Nowadays we use this kind of synthesis as an electronic instrument for audio production, which is an interesting way to pimp your VO. I know a lot of you use…

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