The Riser HeaderMost of the Pro Tools Users have already used plugins by AIR Music Technology. The brand is known for plugins like AIR Chorus, Lo-Fi, Multi-Delay, which all ship with ProTools since version 9. Now they released a brand new instrument to add suspense, hype, drama and movement to your production: the Riser.

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As you know, we love Pro Tools and Studio One. But there are so many great DAWs out there and everybody prefers something different. Each of them have features, which suit best to your workflow – and workflow is one of the most important points when it comes to efficient and time saving production. Over the years everybody develops his own style of working with a DAW and overall there is no right and wrong. The only thing that counts at the end of the day, is that you got your things done in the best possible quality.

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As you and every other Imaging Director on the planet I have always been a fan of fancy studio swag and the guys from EditorsKeys deliver on point. This keyboard will make your studio look awesome – I am in!

Click here to get to the “Backlit Shortcut” Kickstarter page.

 

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Today I will show you a short trick by benztown’s Classic Hits and UrbanAC imaging director, Jan Brückner. This hot Pro Tools tip adds a nice effect to vocals. The processing works in a fast, but efficient way and crunches up your IDs or Voice Over. Thats why he calls it „The Hot Crunch“!

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Equalization is one of the most used processing steps. This is the reason why an EQ should work fast, efficient and precisely regarding to your settings. FabFilter Pro-Q is the answer for me in daily work flow. The boys at FabFilter just released version 2 of their successful EQ PlugIN Pro-Q with tons of new features. I have been a big fan before and I am even more with version 2.

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Soon your city will be ruled by candy grabbing zombies, witches and gremlins – Halloween is coming! Here at benztown our Halloween production already runs at full speed since a few weeks.
Check out this year’s Halloween coverage, get some sfx recording experiences and learn how to increase panic by using some psychoacustic tricks.

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Ever since I showed you our RX3 Advanced post, I have discovered more and more features of iZotope’s latest plug-ins to boost my Imaging. With BreakTweaker, iZotope brought us a cool drum machine/FX/Glitch/Freakout-Tool which is very powerful for EDM and Urban production. While playing around with the BreakTweaker sound library I thought: Why not use it for brandings, sweepers and promos?

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Adam Hood is the latest addition to the benztown team and he truly is one of the UK’s finest Imaging producers, who has worked on legendary brands like Heart, XFM and many more over the last years. As well he is an awesome bloke + looks like a Rock’n’Roll Star (Side Note Andy: this is at least my opinion:O)

When Adam told me about his charity ride from London to Paris I asked him to write a guest post about it, as I think it is a great way to inspire people to do something remarkable and create an impact in our world.  If you want to support the Temwa charity click here.

Learn hot to manage cycling 100 miles a day and deliver awesome Imaging – Enter Adam:

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In one of our last posts I introduced Rick Allen who was involved in the development of Sample Logic’s Assault. I took the opportunity to have a look on this destructive Kontakt5 instrument and asked Rick a few questions about his work on this PlugIn.

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Imaging Days 2014 Teaser

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, Dan Mumford, James Stodd, Sergey Zelentsov, Thomas Wollert, Dave Bethell and many many more!

For SURE I would love to SEE and MEET YOU!

Come and see the benz crew and I promise you the craziest and most fun booth of the convention… if you dont agree on that promise I will buy you a beer! We are HERE

OUR NEW exclusive UK Partner Beds and Beats will be there as well!

#amsterdamed