• 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 & Saputo among many others.
    • Sound Engineer & Stage Manager at Winter Wonderland 2017, Hyde Park, one of the largest Christmas Fair's in Europe
    • Years of international Tour Management experience with great artists like Kelly Lee Owens (Welsh Music Prize Nominee 2017)
    • MIDI Tech - Wealth of experience and years of touring with bands like; Fickle Friends (Polydor), Mi Amigo (Ministry Of Sound), 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 Jackals (Short Film - 2019) & Two Graves (Short Film - 2018),  
    • Fickle Friends recently reached U.K. Top 10 in album charts
    • Contact for expanded Portfolio, C.V. & Press

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    ASSOCIATED ARTISTS

    Jon Bryant (CAN), Nygel Asselin (CAN), Dazey (UK), Fickle Friends (UK), St. 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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