Posts Tagged ‘Mix’

It’s year-end mashup season!

Posted: 20th December 2016 by benztownbranding in General
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Okay, it’s that time of the year again! And it’s not Christmas. Hooked by Jan’s and Alex’ awesome work doing the benztown Mega Mix 2016, I want to share more great remixes and mashups with the best songs of 2016 with you! Make sure to take a listen to these nice pieces below.

I already had a look on Voice Centric, which Waves produced in collaboration with Greg Wells. I liked the concept and the sound behind this little plugin. MixCentric continues this series, so let’s see whether it can keep up with the sound.

Getting into depth – set some accents with simple reverb mixing

Posted: 24th June 2013 by benztownbranding in General
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Talented mixing engineers use various dimensions to place their sounds. They find the right place for each and every element in the frequency range and stereo spectrum to avoid clashing sounds and to create a nice full mix. Instead of just focusing on left and right, it’s time to go deeper… literally. To soften sharp […]

Ears vs. Technology – Are we overanalyzing?

Posted: 16th June 2013 by benztownbranding in General
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Analyzer Tools and a lot of other software and plugins have made a producer’s life much easier. Complex analyzing and metering solutions enabled even a realtime 3D view of your work. All these parameters can turn your production into some kind of science with rules of exact levels, frequencies and positions of sounds. Are these […]

Hi guys, it’s Andre. Working with audio has become more and more comfortable in the digital age. There’s no need to worry about the number of used tracks. Just slam in your audio and create more tracks if needed. An increasing number of tracks might be pretty useful when you’re creating and arranging an element, […]

Turn up the bass or how to screw your mix

Posted: 1st February 2013 by benztownbranding in General
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Hi guys, it’s Andre. Radio Imaging is all about the creative use of music, sounds and voices in a maybe 30 seconds long piece of art. Coming with an idea and export this into a 30 seconds Promo is one thing. Finishing this off with the perfect mix is like the cherry on the cake. […]

Hi guys it’s Andre. It’s now my 27th week as volunteer at Bentztown Studios in Stuttgart. Do you know what really sucks being an Old School DJ still using vinyl? It’s not the exorbitant prices for vinyl, the heavy cases you have to move to every gig, buying new needles from time to time, it’s […]

These days hit music is mastered as never before. Louder, richer, more powerful and with (almost) no dynamic. Sure this depends on the format you are working for and if your station plays Stairway to heaven in an endless loop – no need to read this post.