Archive for January, 2013

Welcome to Rock! Everything’s allowed and nothing’s too weird to be used in Rock / Alternative Imaging? No script too bad ass? No boundaries? We discuss this and more questions with two guys, who definitely should know the answers…. AND here :)….Hell’s spitting out Benztown’s Rock heads Dan Gustafson and Chris Davis, the Rock / Alternative […]

Hey guys, it’s Andre. Working in a radio imaging service team is a great thing, because I never have to stick to one format or genre. I am able to create work parts for any kind of radio format, style or genre. Pop, Dance Music, Hip Hop, Rock, Classic Hits, Country and much more, almost […]

Modern radio producers take beatmatching to a new level. Guys like David Konsky expand the simple ‘putting a drum loop under three music hooks’-thing into full-grown mash-ups. Now you might think: ‘This is pretty easy, just take a few songs in the same tempo and beatmatch them. This will sound great!’ – Think a second time. […]

I’s time for big things in 2013 and our studio is getting suited for new tasks. After our massive update in the big studio in 2011, it’s time to pimp the rest of our office in our German headquarters in Stuttgart. The task: Build a record studio from scratch and paint the whole office in […]

Hey guys, it’s Andre. EQs are pretty much one of the basic tools in every producer’s arsenal and come with every DAW out there. Pro Tools users are blessed with the pretty good Digirack EQ 3.  Most tasks, I’m solving with the Digirack EQ, but still another manufacturer made it into my list of favorites […]

Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you The Most Interesting Imaging Director in the world – Brionne Olsen! Representing imaging from South Africa, Brionne impressed us and readers of this blog from all over the world. After learning from the pros and getting the opportunity to have an exclusive learning session with David Konsky, […]

It’s January and most of us guys are freezing like hell. On the other side of the world, people are facing a devastating natural disaster. Thousands of people in Australia are impacted by bushfires and many lost their homes. Leigh Ratcliffe from LAFM sent us a link to his bushfire imaging on Daryl Missen’s Australia […]

Hey guys, it’s Andre, There’s one important task, the Finder in Mac OS X isn’t able to do properly – naming and renaming multiple files. Try to name 50 Grammy samples and let them all start with ‘S Grammys 2013 – ‘, that means, you’ve got to rename 50 files by hand, each on its […]

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Posted: 10th January 2013 by benztownbranding in General
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Guys, this year there is great stuff to happen. I am so looking forward to grow together by giving you exactly what you guys need and want. So please click on the poll below an let us know! What do you want?

Hey guys, it’s Andre This technique is pretty old school… so old school, even my bosses, Andy and Oli used this trick back in the days 😉 When it comes to creating stunning beatmatched Promos, acapellas are a pretty useful tool and it’s cool to create mash-ups with them. Now here’s the problem: How do […]