Archive for January, 2012

Hi guys it’s Andre, it’s the 49th issue of my production diary and I’m still sharing all the tricks and techniques I learn at the Benztown Studios. To get full accuracy while editing, Pro Tools offers a feature called nudging. With nudging you can place your audio or MIDI files exactly in grid, in time […]

Welcome to the most inspiring job post in the world.  It’s not to be a greenkeeper at the Playboy mansion, but for a hungry, motivated imaging pro, we think it will be far better. Our vision is for YOU to join the team at the Benztown Studios in Stuttgart.  Working alongside some of the best composers, VO […]

Today, I’m going to start a little series of posts called Imaging World Wide. In every episode, I will interview a very talented imaging director from another continent showing the unique cultural background, the specifics, but also the techy stuff you all enjoy so much like plugIN combos, Session Setup, Audio Examples and more Let’s […]

Adobe and young Gun Gavan Bruderer

Posted: 18th January 2012 by benztownbranding in Fame FX, General
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Most of you guys still remember this year’s Xmas Contest. Every contestant had to send in the best piece of last year and YOU decided who will win. For those who missed all this incredible pieces, you can listen to them all here It was a close voting and finally the young production talent Gavan […]

Copy / Paste Innovation SUCKER!

Posted: 12th January 2012 by benztownbranding in General
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Sometime I might call this decade the Copy / Paste age. Whenever a company creates something outstanding, something innovative, creative and artistic – there is a ton of other, mostly bigger companies trying to duplicate the recipe and innovations maybe adding some small structural or sales bound improvment to it. Same in artistic and creative […]

MPC 2.0 or Man versus Maschine

Posted: 9th January 2012 by benztownbranding in General
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Today, I’m gonna show you one of our latest toys in the studio – Native Instrument’s Maschine. Maschine is a groove production instrument, which comes with its own controller. Native Instruments took a very popular hardware as inspiration. The famous Akai MPC. Below is a picture of the Maschine controller and a classic Akai MPC-60 […]

Hi guys, it’s André. It’s been now a year ago when I started as volunteer at the Benztown studios in Stuttgart and I’m still learning everything about radio imaging and production and sharing it with you guys. A while ago, I recorded some sound effects. The problem was: there only was a stationary tube microphone […]

A few days ago, I received a stunning element from Benztown News/Talk imaging director and voice over talent Harry Legg. It was the opener for David Guetta’s weekly DJ Mix…. You’ve read right! Harry’s producing and voicing an international syndicated radio show with one of the biggest names in Pop History – DAVID GUETTA. Pretty […]

I guess, all of you know this: the more plugins you have in your session, the slower it gets and you need more time to open the session. If you want to check your session for a few audio files and don’t want to use all plugins from the beginning, there’s a little but effective […]

To a great 2012 and FREE Breakbeat and Dubstep Loops!

Posted: 1st January 2012 by benztownbranding in General
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After an incredible year for Benztown, we want to say thanks to all our readers, clients and guest authors. Thanks to everyone providing audio, ideas, feedback, screenshots, videos and tricks. Without you, this blog wouldn’t exist! To celebrate 2012 we’re giving away 4 free Breakbeat and Dubstep inspired Loops to all our readers. The contestants […]