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Andy’s Fiver Friday #39 – The perfect communication system, Sir-Mix-A-Lot and Adobe Premiere Pro

13th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey guys. this is my week in 5 minutes :). Right now I am looking for the perfect communication / intranet type of system for benztown. Do you have anything you tested, played around with or even better do you use anything?

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Real Update or a Dating Platform? – Pro Tools Rumors 2015

13th February 2015 - General

As you guys already know, Avid has just announced two software releases at NAMM 2015: Pro Tools First and Pro Tools 12. There aren’t that many infos about these new applications out there. So today’s post will have a look on what we already know…

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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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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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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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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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Beatmixing Madness Part 2 – And the Beat keeps going on…From Dubai to Denver

14th March 2011 - General

After getting so much different beatmatched stuff and beatmixes last week, we thought, you’d have enough of this… apparently not. So I feel free to start with a benztown piece from last week and after that  introduce you to the stuff we got sent from…

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Fierce Girl in a formerly Male world or meet Atlanta’s hottest (Production & VO) Girl!

28th January 2011 - General, Interviews

A few weeks ago, I asked Rachel McGrath to write a post on the blog, because I really admire her work as a Producer and Voice Talent. I work with her on our CHR library since a few months and she really rocks! To be…

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The Canadian Connection or enter Andy McBeth!

26th November 2010 - General, Interviews

As a result to Merts request on the Cutting Through Experience I reached out to my Adobe based Canadian friend Andy from Astral Radio to help out. I expected a short answer – see what he has been up to! He shares his tricks, shows…

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