Archive for February, 2013

Hi guys, it’s Andre. When it comes to imaging and work parts we just want to go that one step further at Benztown. That’s why we’re always try to create special musical and soudn design elements when it comes to certain topics. Our goal is to make the topic sound like the specific format. But […]

How often do I hear excuses,I can’t do this or this is not enough time, I don’t have the gear, I don’t have the right connections, it is not the right timing…Guys, let’s be honest, It is never the right time and everybody can find anything holding him back cross a barrier or do something challenging. […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre.   So this is it! This new DAW, I heard of taking all the cool features of other DAWs and putting them together in one piece of software – Presonus Studio One 2. Oli told me about this software and a few of its features and it all sounded too good […]

Remember: THE GRID is your friend. I started to work in Grid Mode in late 2002 and it was one of the best production decisions I ever made. A lot of great guys like David Konsky or Matt Nicolic work in the grid  mode as well and I think you should check it out today as: there […]

Extra budget! Time to buy whatever you wanted!

Posted: 20th February 2013 by benztownbranding in General
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Imagine, your boss gives you a 1000 – 5000US $ extra production budget and it’s in your hands to spend it for whatever you want. Now’s your turn! If you have control over the budget what would you get. Pls guys stay realistic,  your boss won’t appreciate your own helicopter on the station’s roof top:)!

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Modern Pop music industry is owned by a few labels, artists and producers out there, which create one hit after another. One of these few producers is Lukasz Gottwald a.k.a. Dr. Luke. He’s the man behind artists like Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Britney Spears, B.O.B., Rihanna, Taio Cruz and many […]

Modern DAWs and computers have enormous power these days. Back in the days, you had to think twice before using an effect plugin in your session. Plugin slots and CPU power were limited. The possibility of using AUX tracks to sum various tracks to one effect plugin was needed to make bigger sessions even work […]

Native Instrument’s Razor is cutting through Benztown! It’s been a while since Andre fell in love with this sharp additive synthesizer, now it’s cutting its way through radio imaging and never fails to impress with its vocoder. Check out the latest stuff from Benztown CHR and hear some cutting edge vocoder sounds!

Hey guys, it’s Andre I stumbled over this shortcut a few days ago by more or less pressing it by accident and then suddenly, this window above appeared and it looks like I’ve found another way to edit faster. Oh Pro Tools, you never stop surprising me with your endless features and pages full of […]

‘Hey, Andre! Something seems wrong with the Shuffle Mode in Pro Tools. I can’t use it anymore and there’s some kind of lock next to it.’ We were sitting in the production studio at ENERGY, staring puzzled at the screen and wondering why the Shuffle Mode wasn’t working anymore. A few minutes ago, we had […]