Archive for June, 2011

Above you see pics of our studio desk transformation. Oli and I were using an Argosy desk for nearly 6 years and by upgrading our studio to protools 9 we decided to get a new desk as well. An AKA Pro Wave! Why? The new cinema display wouldn’t fit and arms were no option for […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s my 20th week at the Benztown Studios and this time, I started something really new for me: I tried myself in SFX creation, means recording and editing real nature sounds. With a a stationary tube microphone made for voices, it’s not that easy task to find ‘real natural sounds’. In […]

Hi guys, one of the great guys, I met through this blog, is the French Imaging icon Matthieu Blaise. You might know his Transfuser Tutorial or you checked out his blog (sadly it’s in French) – in my opinion one of the best production blogs out there Now, he’s sharing a special tip with us: […]

For all who missed it….Here is the screencap video of the first ever benztown webinar – My promise: A screen shot festival! Learn about Session Setup & Routing, VO Treatment, EQing, Compression, Aux PlugINs and and and. Check Multiple Format Imaging Superstar Mike Santos explain his ProTools and Adobe settings + all the screencaps and […]

In our webinar yesterday, Mike played some brand new pieces he did for his HotAC station in Denver, Alice 105.9. After I received a ton of emails, I asked Mike to send the stuff over and here it is: Great Beatmix beginning. Loops and Sound Design from Fame FX.

In older posts you’ve seen several of my templates, so you know I really dig Aux tracks for Delay and Reverb use. There is nothing faster and easier to me manipulating Audio and create incredible delays and reverb effects. Most of the time I use beat related delays in combination with Filters, Amps, EQs, Flangers […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre. It’s now my 19th week at the Benztown Studios, since I started as volunteer. When you start with Pro Tools, you’ll be massively overwhelmed by all the different functions and possibilities. There are so many techniques, shortcuts, plugIns and functions that need to be learned to control them. You might not […]

Last week we introduced our brand new category “The Nic Kelly Files” featuring one of the new generation of Imaging guys.  Nic Kelly from Australia! After showing us how to create stunning beatmixing techniques in Adobe Audition, he’s got something special for you, no matter if you’re using Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, Logic or any […]

No, you dont, but maybe you should. My friend Andy McBeth made his hobby a second profession. He is a certified dog trainer, nature lover and my canadian connection from Edmonton! I love Andy’s Imaging Philosophy you can discover below and his spirit! Check his production and read more about his transitioning from AC to […]