Posts Tagged ‘Xmas Contest’

Presets4Presents - Dan & James

Today is the third day of our contest and I got some nice presets from Dan and James. Dan is the mastermind behind benztown Rock and James oversees the Classic Rock format Avalanche. Both have the black belt in Imaging and are ProTools Veterans.

Check out their screen caps and save them to emulate their massive sound! Sadly as they are team members, they can’t win one of our awesome prizes: (more…)

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All our Christmas contests have been a great success and after 2011 and last years “create the Best Gary Promo”,  the 2013 contest will be:

Presets 4 Presents!

This year we have some new awesome prizes that you definitely don’t want to miss.

  • Personally autographed copy of Joe Cipriano’s book, Living On Air: Adventures in Broadcasting [NEW]
  • A featured tile (bottom-left graphic) on the Benztown.com home page for 1 month [NEW]
  • FameFX sound FX package : Andy’s & Oli’s outstanding Imaging FX library, heard on stations like 2DayFM, Sydney, WPLJ, New York, Funradio, Paris, and many more. Get  over 450 production FX for free!
  • Your own spot in our ad on the AllAccess.com VO/Imaging page for 1 month
  • A 30minute Q & A with the Imaging Icon and 2013 Iron Imager Dan Kelly /WPLJ.
  • A Station Promo read by benztown CHR Voice Over Talent Harry Legg  (Sidenote from Andy: Go check Harry’s massive Portfolio here)
  • Former BBC 1 & 1xtra head of Sound Design Dan Mumford will show you in a face-to-face Skype session how to build your own Killer FX [NEW]

All you have to do is send us a screen cap of your favorite plugin preset, no matter what DAW you are using and what voice effect, instrument or other purpose it is made for (send to blog@benztown.com). No matter it is a preset for a compressor, EQ, limiter, modulation effect or else…only rule is: The preset must be entirely YOUR OWN!  Whatever you like and whatever sounds awesome. Best case you add an audio file to showcase the sound to the blog community. (Sidenote from Andy: This will increase your chances of winning.)

Please send your entry to blog@benztown.com by December 19th at 12 noon PST. On the 20th we will upload a poll to have all the blog readers vote for their favorite preset. On Tuesday the 24th, we will close the poll and announce the winner on the Monday the 30th. (The winner picks the the first prize and so on….)

It’s close before Christmas Eve and now it’s time for some awesome gifts. We’re proud to present the winners of our Xmas Contest 2012. IT WAS YOUR VOTE….and here are the winners.

A copy of Fame FX: Gavan

Q&A with David Konsky: Brionne

Q&A with Oli: Phil

Q&A with Mike Santos: Adam

A copy of BrainDead Creative Help: Ian

Blog Post: Andrew

Thanks to all contestants and voters. Thank you for your support in 2011. Have a great Xmas from Andy & Andre and all your friends at Benztown.

After an unbelievable year it was time to give something back, so we created THE BENZTOWN Xmas Contest 2011 with unbelievable prizes: A skype Q & A with imaging legend David Konsky,  Adobe Audition and PPM strategy expert Mike Santos,  composing with Oli from Benztown, an unbelievable Imaging FX package for free, a copy of BrainDead Creative, your personal guide through the radio world and your own blog post, where you can share your skills and audio – I promote you to thousands!

Every contestant sent in his best piece of the year. We wanted to give the young guns a chance. Check the selected audio files below and vote for your favorite. (more…)

Discover how this awesome piece of imaging was made, learn from one of the best CHR Imaging directors on the planet in a spceial and private Q & A. Boost your skillset to a whole new leve!

Guys, only a few hours left to win one of the amzing prizes for this year’s Benztown XMAS Contest. It just needs you 3 minutes and you’ll get an unbelievable Imaging FX package for free or a Q & A with David Konsky, Mike Santos or Oli from Benztown + other great prizes like a blog post, where I promote your work to thousends etc…That been said….here you go blog@benztown.com

Send your best piece of 2011 and make a great start for yourself in 2012

The mass decides!

best,

Andy

Christmas is coming up and Benztown says thanks for an unbelievable year with the 2011 Version of our  Xmas Contest. We are hooking you up with awesome prizes and it will need you not even 3 minutes getting your hands on it. Ever wanted FAME FX on your station and budget is tight? Have imaging icons answers answer your questions in a personal Q&A and much more…ENTER the Benztown XMAS CONTEST 2011: (more…)

He guys,

thx for all the material we got. You contributed really great stuff and a lot of talent was noticed. I am so happy this first contest worked out so well. To chose is always hard, so the entire benztown team voted on the stuff was sent. First: Have a great Xmas and a happy new year, travel safe and enjoy the holidays with your loved ones.

Paul Armstrong – BT40 OPENER FINAL by Benztown Branding Blog

Here is the result:

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As a reply to our Xmas Gift Contest our subscriber Andre sent through an email yesterday including 3 great drum loops he produced with proTools and Stylus. His goal is a gig at a radio station and the XMAS GIFT blog post on benztown to get there. I hope we can help him to get there his stuff is really nice mastered and mixed. Check out the Loops and read his email.

Andre Loop for Benztown 1 155bpm by Benztown Branding Blog

Andre Loop for Benztown 2 139bpm by Benztown Branding Blog

Andre Loop for Benztown 3 122bpm by Benztown Branding Blog

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