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From STR to RX3 or this plug-in needs to be in your SFX recording luggage

16th June 2014 - General

Two weeks ago, we went out to record some SFX at the airport Stuttgart – thanks to the Stuttgart airport team for making that possible! It was not that easy to capture clean and constant sound on location, so we used the award-winning RX3 by…

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SFX Experiences Pt. 3 or the only day you HAVE TO DRINK at work!!!

17th March 2014 - General

Today it’s St. Patrick’s Day and we all know that the only mission is to eliminate as much beer as possible! And as you know that we are always in search of authentic sound effects Jan, Max and Konrad had the VERY UNPLEASANT job to record…

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SFX Experiences Pt.2 or Unromantic Guys vs. Valentine’s Day Sounds!

14th February 2014 - General

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhM3T_6eWS4&w=853&h=480] Happy Valentine’s Day to all our lovely blog readers!!! WE LOVE YOU! We know not many of us can be as romantic as Gary, who found his great love today as you can see above. But our SFX-Diggers Konrad and Max gave their…

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SFX Experiences Pt.1 or how you can create your own sound effects from scratch!!!

5th February 2014 - General

We have a new trainee here at benztown, he’s called Max and one of the many great things about him is that he loves recording sounds! He studied at the SAE institute in Stuttgart and worked as a boom operator and location sound mixer for several…

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SFX Recording Session Part 2 – Andre’s Production Diary Part 48

7th January 2012 - General

Hi guys, it’s André. It’s been now a year ago when I started as volunteer at the Benztown studios in Stuttgart and I’m still learning everything about radio imaging and production and sharing it with you guys. A while ago, I recorded some sound effects….

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Vocal Recording Part 1 or How to create a TOP NOTCH headphone mix?

16th November 2011 - General

In our studios in Stuttgart we’re not only creating imaging for our international clients, we’re also creating jingles, music, acoustic IDs and and and.. often we need various singers for those sessions. Of course, you cannot just slam down your instrumental mix and let the…

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Store tons of takes with Pro Tools playlists – Andre’s Production Diary Part 26

24th July 2011 - General

Hi guys it’s Andre. It’s now my 26th week at the Benztown Studios. Those of you who ever place recorded audio in many takes,  need playlists. Playlists are a great way to store unlimited variations of the same raw audio file, without using tons of…

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SFX Recording Session – Andre’s Production Diary Part 20

11th June 2011 - General

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s my 20th week at the Benztown Studios and this time, I started something really new for me: I tried myself in SFX creation, means recording and editing real nature sounds. With a a stationary tube microphone made for voices, it’s…

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