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Fight the Chaos on your hard drive! Short preparation for every element – Andre’s Production Diary Part 17

21st May 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre, 16 entries in my Production Diary ago, I started my career as volunteer for Benztown and to be honest, I’m really proud to be there. In the last weeks, I had the opportunity to learn from the pros @ Benztown and…

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Save Time with Keyboard Command Focus Mode – Andre’s Production Diary Part 16

14th May 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s my 16th week now at the Benztown studios and today I’m telling you how to work faster and more effective. Like most DAWs and many other programs, Pro Tools is packed with different shortcuts for almost every action. Mastering the…

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Do the work of several hours in a minute… meet Strip Silence – Andre’s Production Diary Part 15

7th May 2011 - General

Hi guys it’s me, Andre. Since 15 weeks, I’m now a volunteer at the Benztown studios in Stuttgart and learning from Andy & Oli. This week, I’m showing you a useful feature for cutting very long files in a few seconds… Strip Silence.

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Get Life in your Elements or how samples can make a great Promo – Andre’s Production Diary Part 14

30th April 2011 - General

Hi guys, It’s Andre and it’s my 14th week as a volunteer at Benztown. Today I’m going to tell you how to spice up your Promo. You may have a great script, a great VO, great music and great effects, but you still think, there’s…

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Video:The Sweeping Society – Create an unbelievable FILTER FX on Music.

6th April 2011 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Videos

For all you electronic music lovers –  here comes one of the (what I call) back to the roots FX every DJ and House Producer was after in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. It is still a very popular Filter FX in music production…

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The right Latte, Callers and ProTools – Andre’s Production Diary Part.1

30th January 2011 - General

Do you remember Andre, the first winner of our Xmas Contest? – No? Well, here’s his story: Andre, a young guy living near Stuttgart, participated in our contest. He is young, motivated and really willing to learn, so we gave him a chance for a…

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