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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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The Noisemaker John Masecar or the Canadian Connection Reloaded!

19th August 2011 - General, Interviews

More then 25 years in the Imaging business, multi award wininnng and inspring to an entire generation in Canada and beyond. Not many could tell that about their radio career, John could, but never would, so I do! I met John as the Head of…

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THE X or How to create a high impact Sound Design for Tony Hortons Bring IT Minute

17th August 2011 - General

Bring IT baby! Tony Horton is Mister Fitness and now exclusive to the radio presented by Benztown Radio Networks. Tony is the trainer of the stars and he is influencing an entire nation to get healthy and fit. Even the President of benztown Dave “Chachi”…

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Make your VO scary as hell… Andre’s Production Diary Part 29

13th August 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 29th week here at Benztown Studios in Stuttgart and I’m still learning (and sharing) imaging tricks from the Benztown crew. Often you have to create a certain mood in a Promo to deliver the right message. You can…

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Paris….The French Connection is back or who the hell is Paul?

12th August 2011 - General, Interviews

The city of art, of love and the best breadĀ  in the world – Paris! Also a massive city in case of Radio Imaging? Easy answer: Yes indeed. Oli and I hung out with Matthieu in Paris this week. He was so kind to show…

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Hands on Reaper – A competitor to Pro Tools?

10th August 2011 - General

As Pro Tools veterans since years, we know and love our Pro Tools. In my mind, Pro Tools is still the most effective DAW out there. But the competitors don’t sleep. Everyone wants to create the most powerful DAW and more and more different softwares…

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Ninjas create the most powerful NT Imaging or the legendary AM 560 – WIND!

8th August 2011 - General, Interviews

IN 2010, Benztown went NT! Our library is on full speed and one of our most important clients and flagship station is WIND in Chicago. So it was one of my greatest goals to write more about NT on the blog, because it is a…

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The Best Rock Imaging in the world! What’s Your Favorite Station?

5th August 2011 - General

Rock is an unbelievable broad and great imaged format. A format fun to work for – no matter, if you do a more alternative, classic or big balls rock station. What I like about rock is the great combo of wacky, noisy plugINs, FX, the…

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Oli’s love of life or just a ONS……The Altiverb!

1st August 2011 - General

Oli is Mister PlugIn. Checking out almost any new sh*t makes me freak out sometimes, because his wish list is massiveĀ  – all the time. Sometimes I think, beside tons of beer, wine and food his love is plugIns, instruments and making Noise. Best performance…

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Video tutorial… It is getting mean and dirty!

28th July 2011 - General, Videos

Many stations are on the look for the most polished sound possible. BUT, some Imaging pieces need to sound dirty, rough and edgy. I created a Lollapalooza Promo for our CHR library and used a plugIN from the Sound Toy Family, I never used before…

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Give And Get by Seth Godin

4th July 2011 - General

I found an article from a man I truly admire: Seth Godin. Seth is a bestseller author and his blog is one of the 25 most read blogs in the world. Anyhow, this article matches perfect with our tribe! The tribe of Imagig Guys, VO…

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FAME FX for free or the Battle of THE Imaging LEGENDS! Who will win the brand new Fame FX ? You decide!

11th April 2011 - Fame FX, General, Interviews

I am thrilled to present you our exquisit line up for the Fame FX contest. 1.The world famous Dave Foxx & Eban 2.Australia’s CHR Imaging Icon and a good friend of mine David Konsky & Nic Kelly 3. Musical genius and TM’s VP/creative Ricky Roo…

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