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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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Waves emo D5 – Dynamic Combination

23rd September 2015 - Review

Compression is an important processing step in Radio Imaging. I got different compressors in use, but I always keep my eyes open for new stuff. It seems that Waves is on a release marathon and part of that is a dynamic and compression plugin. The plugin…

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Russian STANDARD(s) – Pick your favourite piece of GEAR!

16th January 2014 - General

Guys I am thrilled to write this post today. I never been to Moscow before and I need to admit – I love it. The city is insane, the food is fantastic and the jingles recordings are just great fun….(The only thing makes it hard…

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Compress it NYC Style – New dynamics with Parallel Compression

21st April 2013 - General

  Hi guys, it’s Andre. Today I’m going to share a certain kind of compression technique which some is also called ‘Motown Trick’ or ‘New York Compression’, which enables you to get dynamic signals under control without getting loose of the original punch and natural…

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ALERT! ALL Adobe Audition Users: Tell us your compression & EQ secrets and help out Kyle

18th November 2011 - General

Our reader Kyle wrote us an email with the following question: “Hello Benztown Boys and Girls, Was wondering if you could ask on your blog for the Adobe Audition Users (Version 1.5 to 3.0), what the best compression and EQ settings are in Adobe’s own…

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Survey: EQ, before or after compression? A question, that devides the imaging community…maybe…

8th November 2011 - General

When I was skimming through the latest issue of Music Tech Magazine, I stumbled over an old question I have been asked a thousand times while doing personal trainings with imaging guys, sound designers or webinars. EQ, before or after compression? It’s a tricky question,…

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THE Sidechain Prince Pt1 or how to use a compressor as enormous time saver to create a cutting VO Sound!

3rd May 2011 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes, Videos

Typically you use a compressor right in the VO track or in a VO Sub or VO AUX to make your VO guy sound thick and powerful In an old post I showed you how my VO sub looks and compression, EQ-ing and limiting is…

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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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Test your VO Chain or the Experience of Development!

1st December 2010 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Last week I had a quiet challenging experience while rebuilding my master template session. I was curious about how some new plugs would work on my VO settings for Harry, who is our male CHR Voice on benztown branding. I got stuck for almost three…

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