"One of the most inventive and talented songwriters in the business today" - Isaac Davis Jr. MBA, Editor in Chief of Junior's Cave Online Magazine ++++++++++++++
Ben is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist and songwriter based in London (UK) who has released 21 (twenty-one) full-length albums' worth of Pop, Folk, Rock, Progressive Rock, Neoclassical Music and anything in between.
Ben is on the roster of artists at New Groove Music (NGM) and Vandala Concepts. He also works closely with music publishing and licensing companies, including Enteramente, Bundini Music, Broken Eye Productions, Manifest Media, Music for Film and Television, Soundiva (Italy), Music Supervisor and Hook Music.
Ben was a Finalist in the 2010 international songwriting competition Expose Yourself with the song "Your Eyes Are Like Fire". He was awarded two honorable mentions in the Nashville songwriting contest SongDoor 2009 for the songs "A Small Selection Of Things" and "Your Eyes Are Like Fire". Moreoever, he was a semi-finalist in the 2010 UK Songwriting Contest with the song "Until The Coast Is Clear", which was also the "Song of the Day" on FM 102X Radio (June 2010). He was also a Finalist in the German Rock Music Competition, with the song "Tomorrow".
Ben was the Artist of the Month on the Italian Music Blog Anakina Musica (April 2010), the Band of the Week at Leaf Pile Radio (March 2010), the Artist Pick Of The Week of NRG Theory Management (February 2010) and the Weekly Featured Artist in Music Now at Junior's Cave online magazine (February 2010).
In the meantime, Ben played several hundred live performances and was picked up by magazines and broadsheet newspapers around the world, such as IAE - I Am Entertainment Magazine, Lipstik Indie music magazine, Inanna Naked magazine, Skope Magazine, Music Now on Junior's Cave, Wildy's World, LaserDog's Music Hour, Progressive Rock & Progressive Metal Magazine, Merlin Prog, the Progarchives and the Next Music Blog. Two of Ben's albums are also featured in issue 59 of "the bible of progressive music" - Progression Magazine. He was also one of the artists selected for the "Hot Seat" feature presented by L.A. A&R veteran Holly Hutchison (Capitol Records and Atlantic Records).
Songs from the 21 albums have been played on terrestrial radio stations (SWR, RPR, Rockland Radio, Germany) and on a large number of internet radio stations, e.g. KTEP radio El Paso, Progressive Positivity Radio, Rhubarb Radio, Insomnia Radio UK, Maximum Threshold, the progressive fusion radio show Dancing About Architecture, The Songwriter's Network, Indie 104 Radio LA, Breakaway Radio, Pongid Radio, Radio Crystal Blue, Banana Peel Radio, Air Scarab, Indie Life Radio, Leaf Pile Radio, Underworld Mix Radio, BandRadio, Radio Rock Cafe, AiiRadio and mvyradio. They have also been featured multiple times on some of the most highly rated music podcasts in the world, including the Prog'opolis Podcast, the Dark Compass podcast, the Indie Launchpad podcast and the DigiVegas podcast. Ben is also a participating artist of the Audiosyncracy podcasts and radio shows.
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