Another day, another Parklife artist indulging in us by answering our Destroy Whiteboy Q&A series. Up next is Benibee, a handsome looking DJ hailing from Brisbane and will be there for your aural pleasure this upcoming Parklife (Brisbane). With his progressive and electro house music and an impressive list of major festivals under his belt, he’s got the big stage experience to put on an amazing show.
My name is: Benny Lodge
I play as: Benibee
I sound like: a blend of beautiful noises involving shades of big room, progressive and electro house music
Inspired by: Artists continuously breaking the boundaries of the electronic dance music world, especially the young guns taking the world by storm and releasing chart topping track after track – such as Hardwell/Alesso/Nicky Romero
I reside in: Brisbane
Our local music scene is: Diverse! Fortitude Valley caters to the needs of almost all genres of music, if you know where to look, you shall find!
The most annoying thing about our scene is: Commercialisation & people requesting to hear the same thing over and over rather than embracing new music
My best gig to date was: Famous Nightclub in Thailand
The song that gets me dancing is: at the moment, anything on the new Pryda album
First album I bought: Honestly cannot remember but maybe something like Freestyler by Bomfunk MC … ha!
My musical youth involved: the trumpet & lots of cassettes!
Pop music is: ever changing & not really my cup of tea
If I could have written any song it would have to be: Around the World – Daft Punk
Do you play Fifa? Ofcourse! That’s the only reason I bought my PS3
*I’m sure the male writers on this blog will love this answer – Nancy
Favourite Restaurant: Moo Moos Wine Bar & Grill, amazing steaks!
The thing I hate most about bloggers is: Writers with closed minds and who are continuously negative
My Musical Guilty Pleasure is: Orchestral movie sound tracks – always keeps me working and increases productivity
The sporting team I follow is: Chelsea FC
If I weren’t a musician I would be: Bored!
DJ Benibee playing Parklife Brisbane, visit www.parklife.com.au for tickets and info