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The 2016 Iron Imager, new projects and the Filter Freak!

27th July 2016 - Interviews

It has been a long time and no news from our iron imager. So I reached out to this incredibly talented guy down there and we did a little update interview on his new routines, tricks and projects. Check out Sidey’s new PlugIn recommendations, who…

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Down Under ROCKS with Triple M or Sidey’s 20th anniversary !

30th July 2015 - Interviews

20 Years at one single station! 20 years rocking OZ with funny, creative and awesome Imaging – Is this possible? Clearly, YES! In September, it’s Sidey’s  20th year at Triple M in Sydney. Wow! 2o Years guys!!!! So, this anniversary is worth another interview with…

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Creativity…Do you need an Audi R8 for it? Ask Sidey!

27th November 2013 - General, Interviews

You all know Sidey. One of the most talented guys in the business and creative genius. But how can every one of us be creative, write great scripts and do remarkable work and do we need an R8 for it? Well, the last question is…

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Sidey DID it again… check some ACRAward-winning Imaging!

18th November 2013 - General

A few weeks since this years Australian Commercial Radio Awards in Brisbane – and there is one well known name when we take a look at the winners… My homie “Sideshow” Mike Andersen got the award for “Best Achievement in Production” again like in 2012 !…

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Mr Miyagi and The Ozzi Imaging Boot Camp – How Brendan Tacey and the Austereo team recruit and develop upcoming Imaging Stars

27th March 2013 - General

I really love working with young and aspiring imaging talents. It’s a great thing to see how young people develop, get inspired and one day are better than the guy educated them. Benztown’s philosopy was always to educate, share knowledge and grow together. I often…

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9/11 – One single day changed the world or Imaging 9/11

11th September 2011 - General

It has been 10 years now, exactly, when the world was hit by the most brutal act of terrorism ever. An entire nation was shocked, thousands of innocent victims found dead and the entire world was looking to NYC – this song was the soundtrack…

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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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Find Out How the Rest of the World Live or, Santos Down Under!

25th July 2011 - General

Mike Santos: Imaging Assasin , Blog Writer, Creative Director for Entercom Denver, Guest Author, Voice Over talent and one of my best friends in the Imaging business hung out in Oz for a few weeks. Like me, Mike is a big fan of ozzi radio…

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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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Stuck in old plugIn Combos? An Unbelievable Vocal FX PlugIn Combo from outta space!

11th March 2011 - General, How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Ryan our Imaging guy for Country was listening through some Rock library Bits and discovered a Sweeper Harry did Muse’s outta Space concert ages ago. Ryan loved the sound of the amazing plugIn combo on Rick’s Voice and I really digged that Vocal FX, too….

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How to create outstanding production for 3 Major Markets and 4 digital stations as a ROUTINE and still love the job! Meet Triple M’s Brendan Tacey.

4th November 2010 - General, Interviews

When you hear the audio demo of my australian mate Brendan Tacey, what do you think? MMM prod- BT by Benztown Branding Blog Great production, right? What you need to know is, that Brendan Tacey creates Imaginging for 3  MMM stations in Australia (Melbourne, Perth…

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