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Canadian Connection REVISITED – Meet Gary McClenaghan

24th June 2014 - General, Interviews

Today I am proud to introduce you to our latest addition to the the benztown Imaging Roster – Gary McClenaghan. Gary is from cold Canada and works for Bell Media in Edmonton overseeing 3 stations. His demo blew me away, big rock sound, creative and……

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What about Adobe Audition? Gavan Bruderer tells us!

25th April 2014 - General, Useful Links

Most of you guys might remember Gavan Bruderer from some older posts we did over the years about his experiences with Fame FX and radio imaging in general. He is a talented bloke and currently works for Clear Channel imaging Z100 Portland, as well as he…

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I love you, radio – Brady Goodman, Iron Imager 2014 Contender

31st March 2014 - General, Interviews

After about 20 years in radio full-time, I’ve been working as a director of video productions for a manufacturing company in Kansas City for the last few years. I have clients I do imaging for as a freelancer on a consistent basis as well as…

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“I wish my DAW could do…”

3rd May 2012 - General

In today’s world, music production, radio imaging, recording and mastering has become more and more a software solution. Today we are blessed with tons of DAWs and audio editing software. Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Reaper, Cubase, Logic, Sonar, Sony Vegas and lots of other software…

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ALERT! ALL Adobe Audition Users: Tell us your compression & EQ secrets and help out Kyle

18th November 2011 - General

Our reader Kyle wrote us an email with the following question: “Hello Benztown Boys and Girls, Was wondering if you could ask on your blog for the Adobe Audition Users (Version 1.5 to 3.0), what the best compression and EQ settings are in Adobe’s own…

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Useful Links: The best of Both WORLDs – ProTools and Audition on the www

3rd November 2011 - General, Useful Links

We have two big groups of readers on the blog: Pro Tools and Adobe Audition users. Each DAW has its loyal fans since years, so we have a special just for you guys. I had a little time to do some research on the net…

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Jez B in the Mix! Enter Adobe Audition Beatmixing made in Australia

19th October 2011 - General, Videos

Guys like James Smith or Nic Kelly have proven it: Adobe Audition is a hot topic in Radio Imaging. In the last time, we heard a lot of great imaging  produced with Adobe Audition. There is some very hot beatmatching – and all this without…

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Mark Twain, Imaging and Izotope Ozone for Ohio or meet James Smith

6th October 2011 - General, Interviews

Akron, Ohio has a strong Country heritage as the guy I want to introduce to you today. James “Lee” Smith.  James is a really talented imaging guy, banging out awesome stuff out off Akron. Why James and his wife moved back to Ohio, why working…

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Tackling the Imaging world or meet Chuck Matthews and his Killer Combo Adobe/ Sony Vegas!

13th September 2011 - General, Interviews

BOOOM…..Chuck tackles the Imaging World! I met him in 2009, when we were about to launch our classic hits library. He was the man, who created the launch package for it and is currently producing Classic Hits client KBGO/Big 95 WACO. The VO is Benztown…

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What’s about a Real Time MASTER Fader in Audition or Nic Kelly is back!

29th August 2011 - General

We  haven’t heard from Nic, our Australian wunderkind for a while, but guess what : He is back on the blog with another Nic Kelly Files episode! I emailed Nic and asked him, if he could create a Adobe tutorial, because we recon a big…

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Hands on Reaper – A competitor to Pro Tools?

10th August 2011 - General

As Pro Tools veterans since years, we know and love our Pro Tools. In my mind, Pro Tools is still the most effective DAW out there. But the competitors don’t sleep. Everyone wants to create the most powerful DAW and more and more different softwares…

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Webinar RECAP or join THE Screen Shot Festival

9th June 2011 - General

For all who missed it….Here is the screencap video of the first ever benztown webinar – My promise: A screen shot festival! Learn about Session Setup & Routing, VO Treatment, EQing, Compression, Aux PlugINs and and and. Check Multiple Format Imaging Superstar Mike Santos explain…

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From Australia to outer Space or The Nic Kelly Files Part 2

3rd June 2011 - General

Last week we introduced our brand new category “The Nic Kelly Files” featuring one of the new generation of Imaging guys.  Nic Kelly from Australia! After showing us how to create stunning beatmixing techniques in Adobe Audition, he’s got something special for you, no matter…

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Get an Imaging Superstar or The Nic Kelly Files!

23rd May 2011 - General

Nic Kelly  from Oz. Right, there was this 15 year old self marketing imaging genius. In my opinion, Nic is one of the guys, who will rock the imaging scene in the future. I know no guy having his age, who has the same skill…

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EXPERIMENT 1st Survey :Which production system do you use? What is your favourite gear or plugIN?

10th December 2010 - General

I want to try a first survey here over the weekend. Please tell the other guys, which production systems / software do you use and what is your favourite outboard gear and plugIN(s)a nd maybe a short why that is. I am happy to make…

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