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The WOW effect or how to give your production a BASS boost!

24th July 2014 - General

The WOW2 by Sugar Bytes is one oft he most powerful filter plugins I ever worked with! I saw this PlugIn on a lot of EDM music production sites and thought, maybe this could be a useful tool for radio imaging too – and baaam! IT REALLY IS….

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I love you, radio – Brady Goodman, Iron Imager 2014 Contender

31st March 2014 - General, Interviews

After about 20 years in radio full-time, I’ve been working as a director of video productions for a manufacturing company in Kansas City for the last few years. I have clients I do imaging for as a freelancer on a consistent basis as well as…

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Imaging UAE – Meet Tom Ferguson

29th March 2014 - General, Interviews

Today I am really thrilled to do an Interview with Tom Ferguson. He is a Brit, but works in the UAE and images Channel 4 as well as he is the PD for that station. Tom was a great talent a few years ago and…

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Justin CASE doing it right – CLIQUE Library BEST OF….

18th February 2014 - General

Everybody loves to do CHR Imaging. Why? Big FX, big processing, crazy VO treatment, bad ass beats…. I love Justin’s approach in our CLIQUE library, as it is kind of fresh and very fast paced. The VO is Mikey Muscatello. Check also some of Justin’s…

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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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Lady Gaga goes Dubstep or advanced Wobble bass madness!

23rd November 2012 - General

Here’s a little Lady Gaga Dub Step Insanity Concert Promo,  I did for Benz CHR  – too far? Let me know? What do you think about the switch between tension intro and bad boy beats ? Andy

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CHR is KING or check CLIQUE

9th July 2012 - General

Benztown’s latest CHR fomat is called CLIQUE  and done by my mate Paul Armstrong from London. Paul’s Alternative background makes this CHR library very different from Benztown CHR, (Andy: which I still do) and all other competitors out there. That difference is, what I personally prefer and…

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Iron Imager – It is getting closer or Celebrity Judges

25th April 2012 - General

The battle of the Imaging Titans is coming, soon. Only 2 days to the final round of Benztown’s Iron Imager Contest – live at the Worldwide Radio Summit at the W Hotel, Hollywood. Check out the contest rules and the world-class celebrity jury:

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THE LEGEND from Down Under “Black” Matt Nikolic or meet the Greek lunch GRID specialist!

14th November 2011 - General, Interviews

I often promised you guys to get this guy on the blog one day and today is one of my luckiest blogging days ever, because I finally got him….I am talking about one of the biggest influencers of the CHR Imaging world – Matt Nikolic….

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Switching songs or my beatmix addiction

23rd August 2011 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Like you know, I do the Benztown CHR library by myself and as a truly CHR Imaging guy, I am looking consequently to extend my beatmix techniques and standardize new ideas for a period of time to develop the brand of the stations I work…

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Add speed and energy to slow songs – Andre’s Production Diary Part 23

2nd July 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s me Andre, It’s now my 23rd week here in the Benztown Studios and I’m stull learning echa and every day here. CHR Imaging is all about energy and speed. With the most songs  played in CHR, it’s no big problem to create…

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Am I need to become a DOG TRAINER to create stunning CHR Imaging? From AC to CHR!

1st June 2011 - General

No, you dont, but maybe you should. My friend Andy McBeth made his hobby a second profession. He is a certified dog trainer, nature lover and my canadian connection from Edmonton! I love Andy’s Imaging Philosophy you can discover below and his spirit! Check his…

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