Ben Alexander is an artist, music producer, and composer from Norway.
He is known to have an experimental style that transcends the traditional boundaries of music genres. Raised by a Congo-born mother, he has a trained ear for African instrumentals and percussion – but also a deep fascination for electronic music. These various inputs enable him to understand and appreciate a wide arrange of styles. His list of inspirations speaks for itself: Bon Iver, Kanye West, Michael Jackson, Royksopp, Deep Forest, and Hans Zimmer. Ben wrote his first song at the age of eight and plays classical piano, guitar, and drums.
He has a string of collaborations with Norwegian and international artists and has performed at major events in Scandinavia and the Mediterranean.
Ben is in pursuit of the delicate point where genuine music innovation meets catchy hitmaking. He, therefore, enjoys collaborating with people of various backgrounds and artistic styles – to produce a unique and memorable sound.
"THE PAINTER" WITH MÖRMAID // NEW SINGLE
"The Painter" is the new single by Ben Alexander in collaboration with Norwegian electro-pop artist Mörmaid. The song reflects how the reality of existence is often "painted" in a way that limits the individuals' understanding of their existence. It emphasizes the importance of being able to think freely and see things unfiltered in order to truly find yourself. With Mormaids atmospheric Nordic vocals and Bens captivating productions, the song drives the listener through with combinations of meditative and energetic sequences. The single was released Friday 10th of July, 2020.