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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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What about… Dithering? Part 1: The Basics

24th February 2016 - Tutorials

I’m sure nobody of you will outsource a production to a third person like a mixing or mastering engineer – we are doing the whole production ourselves. In my eyes, this means the more you know about the single steps, the more you will be able to…

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Ozone 7 Advanced Upgrade. Do you need it?

4th February 2016 - Review

We’ve been using Ozone for years and have become raving fans of it. Luckily iZotope keeps updating this plugin. The latest version is 7.0.1, but we had stayed on 6 for some time now. But now I wanted to find out what’s different and new…

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The Last Minute Christmas Present: Ozone 6 or Go For New Mastering Horizons

19th December 2014 - Review

The new Ozone is out. iZotope updated their all-in-one mastering suite, which brings you new features, a new interface and an updated feel. Check out how you can satisfy your masterings needs with the new Ozone 6.

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Get your MASTERING on a new level or Meet Daniel Goodridge

27th November 2014 - Interviews

Daniel is a good mate of my boy Dave and was introduced to me a while ago. After hanging with him in Stuttgart for a few hours discussing music and enjoying some old school swabian food I thought, this guy knows his stuff. How can…

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Mastering on radio imaging – Adding that little extra or crushing an already mastered song?

25th July 2013 - General

Mastering is the final processing in audio production. By using EQs, compression and other subtle effects, mastering will get the best out of your mix and make it sound loud and clear. Mostly used in musical productions, more and more radio producers also add a…

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My favorite EQ or cleaning the mess with FabFilter Pro-Q

20th January 2013 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. EQs are pretty much one of the basic tools in every producer’s arsenal and come with every DAW out there. Pro Tools users are blessed with the pretty good Digirack EQ 3.  Most tasks, I’m solving with the Digirack EQ, but…

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Get some support for your ears – Learn to read Analyzer Tools. Andre’s Production Diary Part 36

1st October 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Time flies… it’s now my 36th week here at Benztown Studios and like every week, I’ve prepared a new Production Diary with new expressions and things, I’ve learned in radio imaging and production. Let’s start with a little test: think of…

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