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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 […]

In the last Fiver Friday I gave a heads up to some techniques for using Shaperbox. These can be used to manipulate instrumentals or musicbeds to increase audibility. These 1min videos are easy and fast to understand. I tested three of them for radio imaging benefits.

The Human voice has huge dynamics in volume. And without any processing, you would simply not understand anything in a production. As audibility is crucial in radio imaging, compression is an essential step for us. But too much can result in morbidity and destroy the vibe. An article of the german audio magazine delamar recently featured the technique using 2 […]

One thing is sure: the more shortcuts you know, the faster you get. I’m sure you already hit accidentally some shortcuts in Pro Tools, but did not continue to use them.  So I want you to keep attention to shortcuts you don’t use often, as this will help you to create a faster workflow. Here are […]

What’s the next step after receiving VO from your talent? Yep, you need to chop and name the files! This ensures good workflow and productivity. So how do you get this step done as fast as possible with a pretty basic trick? Watch the latest benztown tutorial!

Halloween is coming and it’s all about getting your listeners into the right mood. SFX are an essential part when it comes to generate a certain feeling. So maybe your collection includes some shouts, screams and laughs, but still needs some Halloween extra treatment? Part 3 of your Halloween scaring-plan intends to show you a secret plugin chain […]

Halloween is on! The second part of our Halloween scaring-plan includes another tutorial: How do you use the Doom VO you created in Pt.1 in a Halloween hook sweeper? And how do you transform hooks into halloween versions? Watch this tutorial!

Halloween is coming! And to get your station ready, we created a multipart scaring plan for you! Be brave and check the first video tutorial of this Halloween season: learn how to create a VO that will frighten your audience!