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Imaging Jack FM or Meet Kevin Horton!

31st August 2016 - Interviews

So, this is been a post I waited to do for a long time and I am so happy we got t it together finally:)… Kevin is the guy behind all the Jack FM Network Imaging, based in Benztown’s LA office. As Jack is so different…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #26 – The Power of Video, freebees and the Mountain Man

12th February 2016 - Fiver Friday

The internet experiences more and more video content and all types of studies show we respond best to video content on social media. It grabs our attention more than anything other – period.  I can say this is matter of fact, as we never had…

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Waves NX – next level mobile production?

10th February 2016 - Review

These days I often stumble upon the question which mobile production setup is usable. I also asked this question myself when doing some production while being not in the studio: The computer should have enough resources for lag-free production and the tools should not be too complex…

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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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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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Readers Vote! Iron Imager 2015 Finals

23rd April 2015 - General

Benztown fans…we hope you enjoyed today’s live stream from WWRS, hosted by the lovely Rachel McGrath! Check out @benztownradio on Periscope if you didn’t catch it earlier. Thanks again for being a part of this year’s Iron Imager contest. The winner will be announced tomorrow at…

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Iron Imager: Streaming Live & Readers Vote!

22nd April 2015 - General

Tomorrow is the day! The Worldwide Radio Summit is finally here. More importantly, it’s almost time for Benztown’s 4th annual Iron Imager contest where imaging gurus Dan Kelly and Sean Galbraith go head to head in an all out battle for the title (and awesome champion…

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Weighing In With Iron Imager Contender Sean Galbraith

3rd April 2015 - Interviews

As you all know by now, the judges have voted, and chosen Sean Galbraith from Z103.5 to touch gloves (scratch that)…touch mouses… against reigning champ Dan Kelly in the 3rd Annual Benztown Iron Imager Contest in Hollywood, California. I got a chance to get to…

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THE IMAGING DAYS #amsterdamed or MEET the Benz Crew!

5th September 2014 - General

Only a few days left for one of our nicest project this year #amsterdamed… I am so happy to see so many of my imaging friends in Amsterdam during the Imaging Days 2014: Ryan Drean, David Konsky, Brendan Tacey, Mike Santos, Justin Case, Adam Hood,…

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New Zealand, 3 Kids, Work from HOME… A lesson in Self Organization and Imaging Awesomeness: Enter Chris Davis

22nd August 2014 - General, Interviews

I already showed you some impressive work from one of my favorite Imaging guys ever, Chris Davis… What can i say about this guy beside he is unbelievable talented, does 2 libraries for us (HotAC, Turbulence), 2day Breaky Production and much more custom stuff for…

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Jingles YES or NO..I want your opinion

14th July 2014 - General

You know at Benztown we do a lot of Jingles and Oli and I come from the jingle creation and music side of things, so my question today is hard for me to answer in an objective way as I want to scream JINGLES –…

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The Imaging Days… Whats the deal? Meet Anthony Timmers!

2nd June 2014 - General, Interviews

  I bet some of you have already seen the announcement of this event in Amsterdam on the 8th and 9th of September. The lineup sounds promising and Anthony Timmers and his crew host some great speakers including Benztown imaging brigade member and format director…

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Justin Case & the REAL #benztown or travel the world as DJ, Producer and Voice Over Talent

9th May 2014 - General

Hey guys, last week my buddies Justin and Shane were here in Stuttgart. We met so often in LA, but he never was in Stuttgart before and as always – he was kicking it big time…I feel blessed working with such great talent as Justin and Shane…

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Imaging Finland – Meet Heikki Wichmann RAP Awards 2nd Runner Up

10th April 2014 - General, Interviews

Finland, the land of polar bears, wodka, ice and snow :)…and excellent radio imaging. This year’s 24th “Radio and Production Awards” were announced at the end of march and as always a lot of talented people took the challenge and participated. I am very happy…

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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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It’s all about a great Radio Programm – Andre’s Production Diary Part 25

16th July 2011 - General

Hey guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 25th week at the Benztown Studios in Stuttgart, since I started as a volunteer. You might create some really amazing imaging, but it still does sound bad on air? How could that happen? – The answer is really…

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