Archive for the ‘Tutorials’ Category

So this is a short in between type of post, as I got this question so often within the last weeks. What Do you use for building FX? Answer : A LOT :)! I thought it would be helpful to add a few things I use the most and maybe you can let me know […]

Music and movement in music is essential to our craft especially, if you build longer pieces and especially for young target demographic – CHR, Rhythmic, Urban and so on. A question I often get is: What can we use to make a boring beat move the needle and make the musical background more interesting? Of […]

  What’s poppin’? Since Christmas is just around the corner, we have something festive for our Blog-Comunity! After Max is gone, Jan and Chris took over our sound-effect zone. Together they recorded some fresh Christmas special effects. And guess what? They are now available as a free download! Get your hands on them! NOW!

It’s Halloween season! Am I the only one sensing some witchy vibes? Just in time we’re back with another quick Halloween tutorial. Ready to get spooked out?

2017 is almost gone! On the last day like we don’t want to leave you hanging, so to finish up the year, we put together our Top 10 Postings of 2017.   #1 – Iron Imager VI: Readers Vote! You voted for the Iron Imager of 2017. Brad Leask And Mike Anderson as the finalists with […]

Like every year, we didn’t shy away from some extra work to finish off the 2017 Megamix before the holidays. Big thanks goes out to our producers Jan & Alex, who made the mix possible.

We’re getting closer and closer to Christmas… So today we are giving you a quick guide on how to create a simple Christmas bed. Turn a regular bed or loop into your soothing Christmas atmosphere very quickly and in a few steps. All you need is some Christmas SFX like a Belltree, Sleighbells or Footsteps […]

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

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 […]

Halloween is such an awesome time of the year – yeah we all get dressed up as Gary :)..and for the entire US economy it is a really important day too, as it is the second biggest spending holiday in the year. For our radio stations we all have to create Halloween Promos and Sweepers, Haunted […]