It’s almost Christmas Time! Like every year we’re having our christmas party today! So let’s keep it short, here are some expressions from our party, we’re wishing you a good one aswell! 🙂

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It’s REMIX time! Here at benztown we’ve been using remixes for our productions for some time now, as you often like a song but need a more uptempo/downtempo version of it. Our very own music madness specialist Konrad put together a sweet collection of remixes suitable for production (and for enjoyment of course). Here are some of Konrad’s recommendations and an outlook on 2019! Enjoy!

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Today is the day, my favorite day of the year – IT IS TIME for the Benztown Mega Mix. Jan and Alex outdid themselves – again! 40 Songs in 4 minutes!!!! I am so proud of these guys…Check out my favorite Imaging piece of the year!! NOW!

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I am so happy Staxx introduced me to John a few weeks back. John has been with iHeart since 2003, mostly spent working out of a small market in Northern California, and got connected to some good people who eventually led him to LA and KFI.  I totally understand those good people, as I was just blown away when I heard John’s Soundcloud and his creative, unique approach to image KFI. Why John does what he does and how he gives KFI a unique Voice in the NT world…Learn more here! Enter John!

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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 course there is a ton more, but those are my favorites:

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Ever wondered how to recreate footstep or foley sounds without even recording anything? For an answer to that question check out day 15 of our 24 Days Of Xmas! Enter Edward Foleyart!

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Christmas is near, only one week to go. Boy, this year was crazy. Lets jump right into this weeks findings!

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For the last few years Native Instruments has been giving out free plugins, vouchers and more during the holiday season. The boys have done it again this year, so check it out!

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Questions about mastering, plugIn settings, mixing techniques – I get them very often and yes those things are important.

There is no great craftsman in the world creating remarkable work without good tools, but those three PlugiN are my go-tos and I would recommend to everyone to check them out!

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It has been more than 4 years that I had Tom on the blog for the last time. Now Tom and I had a reconnect a while ago and I feel it was time for a round 2. Tom’s personal situation has changed a bit and he is now serving mostly the UAE and the Middle East, but also other parts of the world with his world class imaging. He also joined the benztown custom Imaging crew and we are really proud to have him. Check out his latest work and why he uses 2 DAWs as his go-tos! Enter Tom!

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