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How to image RTL in Halle and REVOLUTION in MIAMI – Meet Imaging Producer and longtime friend Benni Wellmann!

21st August 2018 - Uncategorized

    Benni and I go way back in time. We had a few chats, while he was working for REVOLUTION in Miami and doing freelance work for several stations in Germany, Italy & Switzerland. Now after a few years in tech and dev, Benni…

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The 3 Musketeers are BACK – The best PlugINs for VO layering !

26th July 2018 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Uncategorized

It has been a while since I wrote this post and as there is so much I do and I have not written about. That topic deserves an update, for sure!!! I hope this will give you some fun playing around with it in your session:

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Becoming the Iron Imager, bringing the belt back home to London and the LA experience!

23rd May 2018 - Uncategorized

Guys, this was a death match :)…I never felt the decision has been so close. Brad and Sam created an Imaging firework within an hour with predefined elements they did not know – right that is the concept of Iron Imager, but it is incredibly…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #131 – Black Hole, Joe Gebbia and a new Front End!

22nd April 2018 - Fiver Friday, Uncategorized

What a week, we launched a new Front End , we have the new CONTENDER for Iron Imager at WWRS – Sam Wickens from Capital and of course it is Friday. FIVER FRIDAY!  

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IRON IMAGER 2018 – Here is the CONTENDER, Sam Wickens from Capital and the Honorable Mentions… Enter a different FIVER FRIDAY!

13th April 2018 - Fiver Friday, General, Uncategorized

WOW! Iron Imager 2018 is running for the 7th time and I know I keep repeating this, but the stack of candidates just gets better and better… It’s insane, so much good stuff – the most difficult decision process ever! That’s why this week’s the perfect…

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iZotope Ozone 8: The Best Mastering PlugIN or Futuristic New Features?!

4th April 2018 - General, Review, Uncategorized

As you know we have always been big fans of all the iZotope products and Ozone stood out for me forever. So what’s the latest with Ozone 8? Can you take your Imaging and Music Production to the next level with the Ozone 8 Advanced? I…

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PO, the Head of Imaging for Skyrock – Meet an Imaging Veteran!

3rd April 2018 - General, Interviews, Uncategorized

When I was in France for Le Radio lately I had the luck to meet the legendary PO, the creative mastermind behind the most successful French Urban Radio Station – SKYROCK! PO is a veteran of the Imaging world, who started his career as a…

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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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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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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…

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AVID Pro Tools 12.8.2 – What’s New

25th October 2017 - Uncategorized, Useful Links

Pro Tools released it’s latest version and in case you have missed it, here is an overview!  MIDI Enhancements such as: MIDI Input Display Pencil Tool enhancements Record Progress Indication -> Detailed information Batch Track and Batch Clip Renaming features Rename Groups of Tracks and…

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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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