Archive for December, 2010

After writing a couple of mails with our subscriber and Xmas Competition winner Andre, I decided to meet him face-to-face to get to know him better. But first, let me tell you his story in a few sentences: Born in the small city of Nordhausen, he responded the call of duty and rendered his civilian […]

And The Winner Is:

Posted: 25th December 2010 by benztownbranding in General
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He guys, thx for all the material we got. You contributed really great stuff and a lot of talent was noticed. I am so happy this first contest worked out so well. To chose is always hard, so the entire benztown team voted on the stuff was sent. First: Have a great Xmas and a […]

Power Intros, Beatmixes, sung Song Intros, Brandings, Ramp Edits no matter how you call it, you know what I am talking about. In my opinion still one of the supreme disciplines in Imaging. Why? Because it is one of the technically most difficult Imaging pieces to do having a massive impact on your on-air branding […]

Benztown Xmas Gift Contest – Round 1!

Posted: 17th December 2010 by benztownbranding in General
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As a reply to our Xmas Gift Contest our subscriber Andre sent through an email yesterday including 3 great drum loops he produced with proTools and Stylus. His goal is a gig at a radio station and the XMAS GIFT blog post on benztown to get there. I hope we can help him to get […]

first of all I am really thankful for all your answers an interest in this post. I will try to adress a survey from now one at least once a month. See my answers to the comments below. Matthieu says: December 10, 2010 at 18:21 (Edit) My DAW is a Pro Tools HD2 system & […]

I want to try a first survey here over the weekend. Please tell the other guys, which production systems / software do you use and what is your favourite outboard gear and plugIN(s)a nd maybe a short why that is. I am happy to make all comments and answers public over the weekend and discuss […]

We all fight the day to day battle of being creative and even more creative, reinvent the station sound and stay on top of the music cycle (for the guys work on classic hits or classic rock formats the last point doesn’t count). The questions are : How can some guys be creative in the […]

Odysseus has been a carpenter and powerful warrior, who changed and influenced the world with his journey, story and cleverness. In ancient greece the carpender was a creative, artful and even spiritual man, creating beautyfull and functional pieces of wood. Can a carpenter become a great Imaging director? Can a carpenter become a proTools pro […]

Time by time I read some of the wisdom Dave Foxx shares on his blog. When entering Dave’s blog for the last time I read his post about an imaging guy from Ireland, whose station 98FM (Dublin / Ireland) has been nominated for 13 PPI awards including station Imaging. 13 PPI awards? Massive! I dont […]