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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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El Chango, Imaging in Mexico and why 8 year olds are inspiring! Meet Francisco Rivera.

21st September 2017 - Interviews, Uncategorized

Francisco, nicknamed “EL CHANGO”, is a very well established Imaging Director from Mexico who I got introduced to lately. I have been to Mexico a few times and I just love this country. I grabbed the opportunity to speak with Francisco about Imaging in general,…

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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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Iron Imager 2016 live! Join the show and vote your favorite!

13th April 2016 - Uncategorized

The final round of Iron Imager 2016 is close! Champion Dan Kelly will fight against Contender Mike ‘Sidey’ Andersen and we are sure that we will see an epic battle between those first class producers! Who will make it? Is Dan Kelly defending his title…

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Incredible Launch Piece for KIIS Melbourne and : MEET Daniel “BOZ” Bozykowski!

9th February 2015 - General, Uncategorized

I met Boz back in 2012, when he sent some amazing stuff for our Iron Imager contest.   Back in the days he and Chris Davis, our HOT AC and Turbulence Imaging Guy, were doing morning show productions for 2Day in Sydney together. Now Boz…

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Cycling from London to Paris for Charity and Delivering Great Imaging for AC, HotAC and Classic Hits – MEET Benztowns Adam ‘Hoody’ Hood

18th September 2014 - Uncategorized

Adam Hood is the latest addition to the benztown team and he truly is one of the UK’s finest Imaging producers, who has worked on legendary brands like Heart, XFM and many more over the last years. As well he is an awesome bloke +…

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The advanced audio dirt killer or meet RX3’s big brother

1st September 2014 - Uncategorized

Our last RX3 post reviewed the core features of iZotope’s Audio Repair Suite. Now, I want to give a short overview about the advantages of the RX3 Advanced version. This time I would love to show you its usage to improve bad IDs, listener samples or…

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UA powered SSL Compressor vs Waves SSL…Can you hear the difference?

28th May 2014 - Uncategorized

Lately I see more and more people use UA powered plugIns  and after I was on the german Musikmesse and played around with it, I was totally convinced of the quality and became a huge fan. Check the audio below…

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Benztown50 – Radio’s biggest Station Voices or how to pick the RIGHT VO!

16th May 2014 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Uncategorized

Recently we launched the Benzown50, a list where we want to highlight the most successful Radio Voice Overs. A few days ago, I asked on Facebook : “Who is your favorite Voice Over Act?” – and for sure people had different favorites like me. What…

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Excited like a child at Christmas and my most dangerous task ever – Andre’s Production Diary Part 18

28th May 2011 - Uncategorized

Hi guys, it’s me Andre. It’s now my 18th week at the Benztown Studios at Stuttgart and this week I had to face my biggest task ever since I’m a volunteer here. It started when a guy with a real massive package arrived. It was…

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