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Two weeks ago, we went out to record some SFX at the airport Stuttgart – thanks to the Stuttgart airport team for making that possible! It was not that easy to capture clean and constant sound on location, so we used the award-winning RX3 by iZotope to improve our recordings. Check out this amazing noise […]

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 […]

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 […]

As we told you in SFX Experiences Pt. 7, Konrad and Max teamed up with Saro from SoundBits to record glass debris! And their mission was to destroy as much glass as possible. Read more to learn how they miked up this session and what it needs to leave a room as clean as it […]

Friday is St. Patrick’s day. And you know what this day is all about: yep, beer. You also know that we are always after serious sound effects! So Konrad, Jan and Max told Alex and Chris about the last St. Patrick’s recording mission and surprisingly they all joined the session once again and recorded tons of sounds! […]

In early 2014, when we recorded sports SFX for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, we showed you how to create your own SFX from scratch! Today I want to give you a feeling of how the benztownbranding sports recordings for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio went down.

As you know, we are recording the SFX for the benztown libraries ourselves. But we are not the only ones who are recording in Stuttgart! Saro Sahihi is a full time sound designer and field recordist, who’s based in Ludwigsburg, close to Stuttgart. He’s the founder of SoundBits and a former SAE lecturer of Max and Jan. He drops […]

Last week Max and our trainee Boris went out to face a task only real men can handle: Recording engines, machines and dirt. If you want to get some tipps for recording a car and how not to lose your mic in the engine bay, read this article!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhM3T_6eWS4&w=853&h=480] Happy Valentine’s Day to all our lovely blog readers!!! WE LOVE YOU! We know not many of us can be as romantic as Gary, who found his great love today as you can see above. But our SFX-Diggers Konrad and Max gave their best and did a brainstorm on which sounds to record […]

We have a new trainee here at benztown, he’s called Max and one of the many great things about him is that he loves recording sounds! He studied at the SAE institute in Stuttgart and worked as a boom operator and location sound mixer for several movie projects (especially for the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg). Dont be afraid […]