• BEN WILSON

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WHATEVER IT TAKES

Honest Songwriting, Exceptional Sound Engineering & Tour Mangement

WRITING

"CourageHaveCourage's debut physical release is about as perfect a slice of the current brand of crossover pop rock you are likely to find" - BBC

SOUND

“Lucid” that sees Owens really come to life, flitting between twin banks of sample pads and demanding the room’s attention." - Line Of Best Fit

MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST

"Combining hooky guitars and vocals with one of the strongest live rhythm sections I’ve seen in a long time" - BBC Guernsey

SOUND ENGINEERING 
PRECISION  | DESIGN  |  ELEVATE   

Exceptional Experience at both Live Entertainment & Corporate events

  • FOH Sound Engineer at well known 2019 & 2018 music festivals, open air and underground, across the world, including but not limited to; Bumbershoot (WA, USA), Sasquatch (WA, USA), MUTEK (Mexico), Iceland Airwaves (Rekyavik), Primavera (Barelona), Reeperbahn (Hamberg), Oya (Oslo)
  • Corporate Sound Engineer, Audio & Production Lead for a vast array of corporate events including; many Canadian & U.K. Business Awards, Conferences & Board Of Directors Events for Multi-National Companies such as Facebook, Google Cloud, Coca-Cola, Lamborghini  Chanel, Lacôme & Saputo among many others.
     
  • Sound Engineer & Stage Manager at Winter Wonderland 2017, Hyde Park, one of the largest Christmas Fair's in Europe
  • Sound Engineer & Tour Management experience with great artists like Half Moon Run & Kelly Lee Owens (Welsh Music Prize Nominee 2017)
  • MIDI Tech - Wealth of experience and years of touring with bands like; Fickle Friends (Polydor), Shura (Secretly Canadian), Bombay Bicycle Club (Island) & Jon Bryant (Nettwerk, CA)
  • Contact for expanded C.V. & Press
MODERN SONGWRITING
ORIGINALITY | FLEXIBILITY | HONESTY

Writing & Development with a huge variety of songs & projects at various stages, including artists performed for

  • Winner - Guernsey Arts Commission Writing Grant 2012
  • PRS Writers Grant consideree 2014
  • Written with & for artists at Major U.K. & Canadian Labels/Publishers and Many Independents. Most artists went on to play a multitude of large european festivals including Reading & Leeds. 
  • Film Scores for Two Graves ( Winner - Award of Excellence [Canadian Short Film Festival 2019] )  & Jackals (Short Film - 2019)  
  • Jon Bryant constantly receiving Six Figure monthly Spotify plays
  • Contact for expanded Portfolio, C.V. & Press

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ASSOCIATED ARTISTS

Jon Bryant (CAN), Nygel Asselin (CAN), Half Moon Run (CAN), Dazey (UK), Shura (UK), Fickle Friends (UK), Parker Graye (CAN), Sam Lynch (CAN), WITHOUT (GSY), Cheap Seats (UK), Andrew Gerard (CAN), Heights (UK), Cash+David (UK), Mi Amigo (UK), Corrina Taylor (UK), CourageHaveCourage (UK), Coyne (UK) and many more

SOFTWARE

In-Depth Knowledge of; Ableton Suite, Logic X, Universal Audio, Mainstage, Everything SPD-SX

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ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE 
WELL ROUNDED CREATIVITY

 

  • Bachelor Of Music Degree, University of East London (BMUS Contemporary Music Performance)
  • BTEC in Stage production & A-Level in Music, amongst four other 'A-Levels'
  • SOCAN Member
  • In-Depth Knowledge of Multiple Canon DLSR's & Lens' specialising in Portrait Photography
  • Years of experience with all Adobe Cloud applications & Apple Based Photo-Video Editing (Final Cut, Aperture)
  • Full Worldwide Public Liability Insurance
  • Continuous Personal Interest Online Learning and merit courses from institutions such as Harvard & Dartmouth
  • Valid Clean Driving License
  • Press & C.V. available on request
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