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Andy’s Fiver Friday #24 – Why Radio needs Wiz and his Stoner Anthem !

29th January 2016 - Fiver Friday

Fiver Friday time!

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Spice Up Your Plugin Collection: Free Plugins – Great Sound?

27th January 2016 - General

  There are thousands of plugins out there. And for the well known versions, you have to dig deep into your wallet. But there is an alternative: some manufacturers offer plugins for free. However, the word ‘free’ says nothing about the quality. I went online to look for…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #23 – Cray Cray for TayTay!

22nd January 2016 - Fiver Friday

Episode 23! Let’s go for it!

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How to get that Pro Sound: Train Your Ears!

20th January 2016 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes

  Our job is all about sound and audio. Our tools are not only computers and plugins, but ears. And if you know how to interpret the audio in front of you and how to treat it right, half of the job is done. So training…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #22 – 2016, here we go!

15th January 2016 - General

Hey all, this is the first Fiver Friday 2016 and I am sick at home, which sucks, but I had time to look through the list of things I wanted to do in 2016…Fiver Friday came up first! So, lets get it on!

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Control the Decay: UVI Relayer

14th January 2016 - Review

There aren’t much delay plugins which really impressed in the last years, so I mostly used Waves H-Delay. I mean, a delay plugin is not that spectacular, right?! Nevertheless delays play an important role in my session. Then, back in August, Paris based Plugin company UVI…

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Growing up in a Radio Station, Being No.2 on the benztown50, Awesome Imaging – Meet Scott Fisher!

8th January 2016 - Interviews

Guys, there is a lot of inrcedible talent out there, a lot of us breathe and live radio every day, but a guy whose grandfather was a radio station owner as well as his dad and is also in radio himself? Thats kind of special,…

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Merry Christmas and free SFX from Portugal!

23rd December 2015 - General

Hey all, from the heart I wish you and your families the very best Christmas ever! I just want to thank you for all your love, trust and support you have giving me. I am thankful for all your emails, likes, reposts, you reaching out…

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Star Wars Imaging made at Benztown!

17th December 2015 - General

Today is the day Star Wars Episode VII is being released in a lot of countries. And of course we covered this great event: Check out the benztownbranding Star Wars Composite – it contains Sweepers, Promos, FX and Drones of our AC, Classic Hits, CHR, HotAC, Sports…

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Sonalksis: Creativity Simplified? Creative Filtering!

16th December 2015 - Review

I have the feeling British plugin factory Sonalksis is a company acting more in the background, developing constantly plugins in Liverpool. They’re based there since 2002, supplying the market with characteristic plugins. As a part of their catalogue, I came across the Creative Bundle – it consists…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday – Episode 20

11th December 2015 - General

Fiver Friday Episode 20, let’s do it! This one I am writing from the airplane, which gonna bring us to awesome Lisbon, Portugal. I am so looking forward to a fun weekend…check fb for updates, drinking stories and some cultural background 🙂

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AMPing CHR Radio or JAKE KAPLAN

9th December 2015 - Interviews

At the end of the year I decided to go more into the interview world again and reached out to one of my best friends in the business and an absolute expert for creating significant, remarkable and for most different Imaging. There is not much…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday – Episode 19

4th December 2015 - General

Fiver Friday time!

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HOW to ROCK or meet benztown’s Dan Gustafson

2nd December 2015 - Interviews

Rock Imaging, a craft I always admired and a format I always loved to do! Why? Because it can be really creative from a writing standpoint (Side Note Andy: pioneers like John Frost and Sidey showed us how to push bounderies),  you can go nuts…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday – Episode 18: Andy’s Black Friday or let’s GO SHOPPING!!!

27th November 2015 - General

This is an usual Friday. IT IS BLACK FRIDAY BABY!  Black Friday is the day all audio geeks are waiting for, so here are the best deals! Enter Benztown’s Black Friday Sale Checkup 2015 – find your way through the discount jungle!

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Andys Fiver Friday – Episode 17

20th November 2015 - General

What a week?! What a crazy week! I dont want to add my opinion to the “Paris Terror Islamic Threat” type of discussions I have seen all week long on televison , social etc. My point is, I am just thankful, that all my french…

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Waves VoiceCentric: The little bit of extra for your VO?

19th November 2015 - Review

When you watch the product video of Greg Well’s VoiceCentric plugin, you will hear the sentence “I just can open it and within 5 seconds, I get the sound I’m looking for.” Sounds interesting, so let’s see whether this is right!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday – Episode 16

13th November 2015 - General

Again, another week is gone and it is time for Fiver Friday:)…

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FabFilter’s Mission Compression: Pro-C2

11th November 2015 - Review

We all know that plugin factory from the Netherlands: FabFilter. Last year the guys around Floris Klinkert and Frederik Slijkerman updated their EQ to version 2 and this was a real success. This year they tweaked their compressor and updated it to Pro-C2. To me the…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday Episode 15 – Pro-C2, Maschine at the CMA’s?

6th November 2015 - General

Another week, another Fiver Friday. I am thrilled to announce next week we will intro and take a closer look to the new FabFilter Pro-C2 to the imaging community and  just as a teaser : This baby rocks!

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