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Fiver Friday #35: Step Aside(y), DK…

15th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

…there’s a new Iron Imager in town. This week’s Fiver Friday has been hijacked by Benztown’s LA Chapter. The ink is still drying on Sidey’s seven-figure endorsement contract with Eventide…and he’s already celebrating, poolside at the Roosevelt. So here’s a special WWRS2016 version of #FiverFriday.

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Down Under ROCKS with Triple M or Sidey’s 20th anniversary !

30th July 2015 - Interviews

20 Years at one single station! 20 years rocking OZ with funny, creative and awesome Imaging – Is this possible? Clearly, YES! In September, it’s Sidey’s  20th year at Triple M in Sydney. Wow! 2o Years guys!!!! So, this anniversary is worth another interview with…

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Pirates of Imaging on SEA FM or how much I love creative Imaging!

16th February 2015 - General

Matt Innes stranded at SEA FM on the Gold Cost a couple of months ago. Last week he sent me a note with a really well produced and creative piece of Imaging. Matt: “Thought I’d share this with you! Pirates of the Caribbean start filming the…

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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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Sidey DID it again… check some ACRAward-winning Imaging!

18th November 2013 - General

A few weeks since this years Australian Commercial Radio Awards in Brisbane – and there is one well known name when we take a look at the winners… My homie “Sideshow” Mike Andersen got the award for “Best Achievement in Production” again like in 2012 !…

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CHR Imaging in 2003… and Matt is still Rocking it @THE FOX!

1st November 2013 - General

This is Andy with some inspiration from back in the days… 2005 I visited the Pals down in OZ and toured stations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Here is some stuff I found today while digging in my archives (I was looking for some stuff to…

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The David Konsky Effect or why CHR Imaging from Oz rocks!

14th October 2013 - General

Guys, I am happy David sent some new pieces, he built for 2day in Sydney. Check his amazing song intros!  David used Antares  and one of my favourite vocoders: Razor. “My PD was keen for me to build something with “musicality” – so I built some…

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Imaging from around world – Matt Innes’ VO layering and panning tricks will get you!

17th September 2013 - General

Remember Matt Innes? The Globe Trotter of Imaging. He is back in Oz since a few weeks and signed up at Nova. Check his recent work and how he uses  VO layering and panning, mostly done with speaker phone, his favourite plug-in at the moment… “I’m…

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Get the best ones in the game as mentor and break through at Nova – Enter Dan Pearson

3rd July 2013 - General, Interviews

Australia seems like a radio imaging talent factory. Every other week I have the pleasure to see another producer from Australia inspiring me and my work. To me it comes down to one significant point: The big dudes like Konsky, Nikolic, Dower, BT, Sidey etc… …

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Around the world in one Promo – How Globetrotter Matt Innes traveled from Austereo to Nova

11th June 2013 - General

This is the story of one of Australia’s young talented imaging directors, who decided to leave radio (he used to work with David Konsky and Matt Nikolic at Austereo/Southern Cross) and make his dream come true: Matt wanted to travel around the world with his…

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The next Ozzi superstar? Meet Dom Evans

4th April 2013 - General, Interviews

A few weeks ago, our VO talent Harry sent me some great stuff from an Ozzi newcomer and I was really digging it, so I finally connected with him and interviewed him for you guys. Dom is based in Melbourne and with his 23 years…

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Mr Miyagi and The Ozzi Imaging Boot Camp – How Brendan Tacey and the Austereo team recruit and develop upcoming Imaging Stars

27th March 2013 - General

I really love working with young and aspiring imaging talents. It’s a great thing to see how young people develop, get inspired and one day are better than the guy educated them. Benztown’s philosopy was always to educate, share knowledge and grow together. I often…

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Australian Bushfire Imaging – When radio informs, shares and helps

15th January 2013 - General, Useful Links

It’s January and most of us guys are freezing like hell. On the other side of the world, people are facing a devastating natural disaster. Thousands of people in Australia are impacted by bushfires and many lost their homes. Leigh Ratcliffe from LAFM sent us…

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The next STAR in Ozzi Radio – Enter Dan Hunt!

5th October 2012 - General, Interviews

This blog has become a platform for young and aspiring imaging talents and we’re proud to introduce you to Australia’s rising imaging star Dan Hunt. Some of you might know his dad, who was or still is one of the most recognized Imaging guys in…

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Xmas Greetings from sunny Australia or Sidey = Movie Star

26th December 2011 - General

The gift giving is almost over, but a little present is left. My old friend Sidey from OZ sent something over to help us enjoy xmas even a little more and listen to this magic stuff, while getting fat. We love you Michael ‘Sideshow’ Andersen….

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Get Fame with David Konsky!

26th October 2011 - Fame FX, General

My dear friend and one of the best Imaging guys ever, David Konsky is using our latest FX Library Fame FX. Today, Konsky shows you  how to combine various Fame FX workparts to build a cutting through stager to grab the listener’s attention. A nice…

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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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Find Out How the Rest of the World Live or, Santos Down Under!

25th July 2011 - General

Mike Santos: Imaging Assasin , Blog Writer, Creative Director for Entercom Denver, Guest Author, Voice Over talent and one of my best friends in the Imaging business hung out in Oz for a few weeks. Like me, Mike is a big fan of ozzi radio…

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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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How to blow your Speakers? Compression and EQing by Brendan Tacey

27th April 2011 - General

You all know Brendan Tacey as the Head of Imaging for MMM in Melbourne. He is also known as the PRODGUY and runs his own Youtube channel showing YOU tipps & tricks for great radio production. A few days ago I asked Brendan to do…

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