Archive for October, 2017

Comments Off on Last Call For Halloween and Fall Discounts – Benztown Sale Check!

  Last day of October means just one thing – Halloween Insanity around the world! Good thing some of our favorite audio companies take that oppurtunity to give us some great deals and savings on their awesome products. Frankly, this comes a little late – but better late than never, right ?  So this overview […]

Comments Off on Andy’s Fiver Friday #109 – Razor Vocoder PlugIn, Crazy Soccer Fans and an early Christmas Gift

Another week, holiday season is coming. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas and New Years Eve. You know how it is – the yearly Imaging INSANITY! Like 0

Comments Off on AVID Pro Tools 12.8.2 – What’s New

Image: Avid Pro Tools released it’s latest version and in case you have missed it, here is an overview!  MIDI Enhancements such as: MIDI Input Display Pencil Tool enhancements Record Progress Indication -> Detailed information Batch Track and Batch Clip Renaming features Rename Groups of Tracks and Clips -> Detailed information Like 0

Comments Off on Andy’s Fiver Friday #108 – I am back at home, the Fabfilter Timeless2 and this years Benztown Halloween Composite

I am back at home people! Giving you some serious PlugIn recommendations this week. Like 0

Comments Off on Catching Up with ACRA Winner Chris Davis, How he feels about winning, his latest techniques to create a successfull promo

The Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) are held annually by Commercial Radio Australia. They are the largest gathering for commercial radio professionals in the southern hemisphere. I caught up with Benztown’s Hot AC and Turbulence Producer Chris Davis, a friend and Winner of the Category “Best Achievement in Production”, in which he won with a production for […]

Comments Off on Andy’s Fiver Friday #107 – Inc5000, Top Studios and Tom Petty!

So this is the final week of our US travel. The Inc5000 in Palm Desert has been just fantastic. So honored to be on that list for the 5th time in a row and of course this is all you – thanks for your support over the last years! Here is another Fiver Friday! Like […]

Comments Off on Halloween Insanity Pt.3 or How To make The Kids’ Sound Scary?

Back again with another quick Halloween Imaging Tip! This time we show you how to use the voice of a young one to create something that gets under your skin. Try it out! 😉 Benztown Tutorial 0038: The Halloween Effect on a Kids’ Voice Like 0

Comments Off on Andy’s Fiver Friday #106 – In & Out, CALIFORNICATION and Time For Podcasting

So, this week I am writing this from LA. Max and I are in since Wednesday and having a fantastic time. SFX recordings, tours, meetings, production music conference and of course your weekly dose of FIVER FRIDAY! Like 0

Comments Off on Halloween Insanity Pt.2 or The High Pitch Distortion VO

The Halloween Imaging Tip Series continues! Halloween Imaging is so much fun: creating scary imaging and breaking taboos: And what could be better than giving your VO the special Halloween twist? The new Benztown Tutorial shows you how to create an effect we call “The High Pitch Distortion”. Nasty, rough and very grinchy! We did this with […]