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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 […]

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 […]