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Andy’s Fiver Friday Episode 64 – Quick and dirty VO treatment, Ma.tt and this is G-Funk baby

4th November 2016 - Fiver Friday

So, here we go for the weekend. It is close and we are ready to roll!!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #63 – First week back in town, Transient vs EQ and of course HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

28th October 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey guys, it is my first week back home. Man, I missed my coffee machine:)… check this weeks discoveries below.

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Imaging Melbourne – Mike Santos in Australia!

26th October 2016 - Interviews

Mike is in Oz now for almost 2 years, time flies! He started working as the morning show production guy for Kyle and Jackie O in Sydney and is now overseeing big parts of the Matt and Meshel breakfast brand in Melbourne. Mike and I…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #62 – Texas, Inc. 5000 and Benztown Halloween returns!

21st October 2016 - Fiver Friday

So, week two on the other side of the pond. Start to miss my lil guys, even if I am having a great time here in Texas. To make the inc5000 list for the 4th year is a great honor and I am super thankful…

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Benztown Halloween Madness 2016 Pt.3 or The Pain Chain – Creating the Halloween mood!

20th October 2016 - Tutorials

Halloween is coming and it’s all about getting your listeners into the right mood. SFX are an essential part when it comes to generate a certain feeling. So maybe your collection includes some shouts, screams and laughs, but still needs some Halloween extra treatment? Part 3 of…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #61 – LA, Burgers and Burgers!

15th October 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey guys, first week in LA is almost over…was crazy, met so many friends again, hung out, ate burgers, ate some more burgers and of course ate burgers. I still love that city, the bible and of course the burgers!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #60 – The best #espresso in the world, a new killer CHR package for the biggest station on the planet and of course NI Form!

7th October 2016 - Fiver Friday

Guys, I am writing this from 30000ft above ground in a plan on my way to LA. I am so happy to see all my friends and hang out at the new benztown office soon.

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Benztown Halloween Madness 2016 Pt. 1 or The Doom VO!

6th October 2016 - Tutorials

Halloween is coming! And to get your station ready, we created a multipart scaring plan for you! Be brave and check the first video tutorial of this Halloween season: learn how to create a VO that will frighten your audience!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #59 – Free #Soundtoys PlugIn, GSP feat. Daft Punk

30th September 2016 - Fiver Friday

Here we go! The five for this week!

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iZotope Neutrino: Is subtle processing enough for Radio Imaging?

28th September 2016 - Review

Plugins get simpler. That’s an evolution I am noticing since a few years now. Especially Waves is known for their One Knob series. Now iZotope joins this trend and released a plugin which is meant to improve your mix: Neutrino. And it’s free. Let’s see…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #58 – Why Wired is awesome and NRJ creates Killer online content?

23rd September 2016 - Fiver Friday

So, what happened this week? Our new studio in Stuttgart is almost there, which is great. Also the interview with Staxx was a fantastic post and experience. I would say:  I am really READY for the weekend!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #57- Why Shep Gordon would use Brainworx and Alien Imaging?

16th September 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday again! Here are this week’s five!

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Working with VO: Equalization!

14th September 2016 - Tutorials

When it comes to process VO, one of the most important effects is the equalizer. In this post I want to show you some basic tips which might help to get the sound you want.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #56 – Enigma, Late Summer vs Pitch Correction Stunner :)

9th September 2016 - Fiver Friday

What a great week, at least weather wise, we have been blessed, with such an awesome late summer…FANTASTIC! Maybe you have seen my post about reTune from zplane if not, check it out!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #55 – H-Delay on Steroids, behind the songs and a great video from Capital

2nd September 2016 - Fiver Friday

  The week is over, weekend – here we go! I am pumped to bring you the next video tutorial and of course some other great stuff I digged up in the world of radio imaging and beyond!

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Imaging Jack FM or Meet Kevin Horton!

31st August 2016 - Interviews

So, this is been a post I waited to do for a long time and I am so happy we got t it together finally:)… Kevin is the guy behind all the Jack FM Network Imaging, based in Benztown’s LA office. As Jack is so different…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #54 – The Video tutorials are back, Foley work and of course benztown does it again #inc500!

26th August 2016 - Fiver Friday, Tutorials

What a week! We have been named for the 4th time in a row to one of America’s fastest growing companies . I m so happy about this as only one out of ten companies on the inc 500 list achieve this. I am so…

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Video Tutorial Hook Up – Get started or revisit what is already out there

17th August 2016 - Tutorials

I wanted to know what you want more of on the blog. And you gave a very clear answer: Video Tutorials! While we are fighting which should be the topic of the first new video, I wanted to give you the hook up on the…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #52 – Special Edition – Hardware vs Plugin… UAD vs Outboard: THE Manley VOXBOX!

12th August 2016 - Fiver Friday, Review

As I promised last week, this week’s Fiver Friday is a bit different. We took a closer look at the Manley VOXBOX. We are lucky enough to have both versions, the original outboard and the UAD version. Oli and I have been always massive fans…

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SFX Experiences Pt. 6 – How to record Sports SoundEffects!

10th August 2016 - General

In early 2014, when we recorded sports SFX for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, we showed you how to create your own SFX from scratch! Today I want to give you a feeling of how the benztownbranding sports recordings for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio went down.

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