Archive for June, 2011

Maybe you remember Chucker. Chuck used to be the Classic Hits Imaging Director for Benztown and is now one of our hottest VO Talents. HE is a collector of great Presets and Screen Shots and tons of material considering radio and radio imaging. I am happy to present Chucks unbelievable collection. Thanks for sharing, Chucker! […]

I promise: YOU NEVER SEEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS BEFORE! A little off topic, but fu**** unbelievable awesome! Check the videos below. The synthesizer is called Reactable and available since 2010. The official website features tons of user videos etc….worth checkin it out. An intuitional highlight for those who want to invest around 15000 US for […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Since 22 weeks, I’m now a part of the Benztown Team and I’m glad to still be there to learn from the pros in Radio Imaging. Today, I’m talking responsibility. If you’re young and starting in a new job, you’re only responsible for yourself and the stuff you do (of course, […]

My weeks in L.A. are finally over. Our latest project is running and I am pretty exited about it. I think Imaging and Show works hand in hand. We made Melissa stand out amongst other AC / HotAC productions and wanted to keep the Imaging as real as possible to underline Melissa’s attitudea and personality, […]

Wikipedia about THE SWEET SPOT: The sweet spot is a term used by audiophiles and recording engineers to describe the focal point between two speakers, where an individual is fully capable of hearing the stereo audio mix the way it was intended to be heard by the mixer. In many studios the imaging guys do […]

Is there any city in the world like L.A. To me: definitely NOT! Where else in the world can you meet a guy carrying an iguana everywhere he goes or chat with multi grammy winner and platinum album producer Val Garay while having dinner. Both did I in one day! I met the Iguana guy, […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Time flies. It’s now my 21st week here at the Benztown studios in Stuttgart. Since 21 weeks, I’m learning from Andy, Oli & Fabi what it takes to create stunning radio imaging. As DJ, I know how important it is to have ‘the right flow’. The same counts for radio imaging […]

To find the right Reverb can be tough sometimes. It is either you don’t have the right one on board or you have to many choices? I try to experiment and use different Reverbs with different environments, instruments and production needs.  Like you know, we are always interested in your opinion to address our content […]

Remember Nic Kelly’s attempt to recreate Cosmonaut Voice with a plugIn chain. A great alternative for those, who don’t want to spend a lot of money on Cosmonaut Voice. My buddy Pascal from the Imaging Dogs posted his own alternative to Cosmonaut Voice in a comment. A free plugIn called Spaceman Pascal sent us a […]

Hey guys, today I am writing you from the other side of the pond. I am back in L.A. for the next two weeks. My schedule is packed and we will work on several really interesting and challenging projects and catch up with the Benztown crew there. What does that mean for you….you will get […]