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Andys Fiver Friday #50 – Schweinsteiger, Little Alter Boy and WaitbutWhy!

29th July 2016 - Fiver Friday

Wow, Episode 50, I thought I cant do 5… but I am humbled you guys gave me so much great feedback and love that short weekly thing I am doing. So, what moved me this week…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #49 – Travel and MOVE!

22nd July 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey Guys, I’m back from sweden, had great time there and did not bump into an elk… Puh!

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Sonnox Pro-Codec. First class encoded files!

20th July 2016 - Review

We often use .mp3. Maybe too often? Mp3 has some benefits over .wav – especially file size. But beside that there are some cons when it comes to audio quality. Sonnox created a tool, which makes these codec problems audible and help you to prevent from bad…

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Fiver Friday #48: Stuttgart Special Edition

15th July 2016 - Fiver Friday

This week we’ve got another Stuttgart Special Edition for you! Here we go!

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Window Configuration In Pro Tools – keep the screen clean and accessible!

13th July 2016 - Tutorials

I’m using a Pro Tools intern tool called “Window Configuration”. It’s a great way to keep your screen tidy while working and gives you the possibility to switch between window settings immediately. Let me give you step by step guidance how to do this.

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Audified MixChecker! How to playback a mix in your car while sitting in the studio!

6th July 2016 - Review

Radio is consumed on a wide range of speakers – from iPads, Laptops, mobile Phones, Headphones and of course radio.. But most of the time we produce just on our own systems, without really checking for other ones. For this case, I used to listen to my…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #46- Iceland, UAD Dream Reverb and

1st July 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday Time!

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Fiver Friday #45 – From Russia with Love, Freakonimcs and who the hell is Will Griggs!

24th June 2016 - Fiver Friday

YEAH back from hot Moscow, had a blast there, Sergey showed me around on Sunday and on Monday we straight went into Vocal Recordings.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #44- Why I dig musica.ly and how you turn weaknesses into strengths.

17th June 2016 - Fiver Friday

Another week went by ultra fast and I am so looking forward to my trip to Russia. Will be awesome to hang with my friends there again and experience Moscow in summer. Weather should be fantastic.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #41 – A Galactic Reverb, The Best Interviews, Fame FX Vol. 2

27th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday again! Here we go, my five for this week:

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Do you remember these Interviews? The best of 2013 and 2014 !

25th May 2016 - Interviews

  It’s been a while since this blog was born. And since the beginning Interviews have always been an essential part of it. Tips, tricks and wisdoms directly from the leading guys of our industry. While checking old posts, I recognised that there are Interviews, I…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #40 – Sometimes the journey is the Destination!

20th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

The VocalSynth broke the internet (at least in the imaging world),  my dad walks the walk and I started to rethink my approach to music, after reviewing the crazy mixture on my favorite Spotify playlist.

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Studio One 3 – The hottest (Automation)-Curves in btown!

18th May 2016 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Summer is almost there! And guess who’s your perfect studio mate for this summer: right, Studio One! Today the Studio One squad shares a feature with you which makes Studio One stand out beside other DAWs! Nice curves!

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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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Do you remember Ohm Force?

11th May 2016 - Review

I recently stumbled upon some Ohm Force plugins, I used to use some time ago… Somehow they got into the background as new stuff is released fast. So today I give you a short overview of these French plugins!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #38 – A new MEGAMIX from Matt Fisher, API Vision Channel Strip and why school kills creativity!

9th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday – you know what time it is:

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SFX Experiences Pt. 5 – How to be a Sound-Designer and Field-Recordist: Meet Saro Sahihi!

4th May 2016 - Interviews

As you know, we are recording the SFX for the benztown libraries ourselves. But we are not the only ones who are recording in Stuttgart! Saro Sahihi is a full time sound designer and field recordist, who’s based in Ludwigsburg, close to Stuttgart. He’s the founder of SoundBits and…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #37 or Imaging from New Zealand to Germany

29th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

Its friday again – Check out my latest top 5!

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Waves MixCentric – A all in ONE KNOB tool for balancing your mix?

27th April 2016 - Review

I already had a look on Voice Centric, which Waves produced in collaboration with Greg Wells. I liked the concept and the sound behind this little plugin. MixCentric continues this series, so let’s see whether it can keep up with the sound.

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R.I.P Prince – Andy’s Fiver Friday #36

22nd April 2016 - Fiver Friday

Today I am incredibly sad. A legend is gone – maybe the biggest musician, writer and producer of our times. You all heard the bad news, so, I dont have to get into details, just so much and this is very personal: Prince was the…

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