What a great week, RDE 2017 in Amsterdam have been awesome, my birthday, too, as well as we had “EL Presidente” in town. It was fantastic to meet so many great people and old friends. I insert some impressions, so you see what was going on in the benz world.

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The Human voice has huge dynamics in volume. And without any processing, you would simply not understand anything in a production. As audibility is crucial in radio imaging, compression is an essential step for us. But too much can result in morbidity and destroy the vibe. An article of the german audio magazine delamar recently featured the technique using 2 serial compressors. Here’s the benztown blog radio imaging interpretation! Read the rest of this entry »

Friday is St. Patrick’s day. And you know what this day is all about: yep, beer. You also know that we are always after serious sound effects! So Konrad, Jan and Max told Alex and Chris about the last St. Patrick’s recording mission and surprisingly they all joined the session once again and recorded tons of sounds! Here’s what they came up with!

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What a week. Check this week’s five!

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One thing is sure: the more shortcuts you know, the faster you get. I’m sure you already hit accidentally some shortcuts in Pro Tools, but did not continue to use them.  So I want you to keep attention to shortcuts you don’t use often, as this will help you to create a faster workflow.
Here are 5 basic shortcuts to modify audio regions with a single button.

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We’re getting closer to episode 100. Here’s #79!

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For all the guys who love Effectrix and Filter Freak, this might be the newest tool in your box!
Plugin factory Cableguys is developing stuff which looks a bit common at the first view, but they are adding their own style to give their products a nice and unique twist. Here’s an overview of ‘ShaperBox’, which combines nearly all of their shaping tools in one plugin!

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It’s getting warmer in Stuttgart benztown! Spring is about to call!

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What’s the next step after receiving VO from your talent? Yep, you need to chop and name the files! This ensures good workflow and productivity. So how do you get this step done as fast as possible with a pretty basic trick? Watch the latest benztown tutorial!

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