Ben is the founder of Noise of Art, and long running slipped disco club , has worked at the forefront of digital music, and written extensively about music for newspapers and magazines (including for Music Week, the Guardian, DJ Mag, i-D, The Times and Independent On Sunday, amongst others). He is the author of a book on the development of electronic music and club culture (described as “essential” by Gilles Peterson). He’s programmed music at leading music venues, art galleries and unusual spaces (including the Tate and BT Tower) and festivals.
In 2009 Ben’s work with electronic music, film and cross platform art was recognised by the PRS for Music Foundation, which awarded him a New Music Plus Award – supported by the Arts Council and seven major London arts institutions.
More on Noise of Art HERE
Here’s a couple of DJ mixes – tap the orange arrows to play
Winter Warmer by BenOsborne
Abu Dhabi Art Fair intro 2012 BenOsborne
Amongst the venues he’s played are Queen Elizabeth Hall, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, The Roundhouse, Brighton Dome, National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Glasgow Art School, Volks Buhne Berlin, Brighton Dome, Chateau Du Pompiers Canal St Martin, Paris, British Film Institute, as well as festivals such as Latitude Festival, Big Chill Festival, Great Escape Festival, Spot Festival, Brighton Festival, Sonar opening party, Ether Festival and many club venues and warehouse parties. He has presented dance music radio shows for Xfm, NME Radio and Totallyradio.
“Whether penning features, currating Noise of Art projects or simply playing out, Ben Osborne likes to keep busy. Slipped Disco, his own night, has played a part in rescuing nights for everyone in need of somewhere to let their hair down.” Flavourpill.
“DJ and purveyor of the coolest parties in East London, Ben Osborne.” ilikemusic.com.
Tracks and remixes
Where Is My Treasure BenOsborne
Everything changes by BenOsborne
Rubber Ducky BenOsborne
Lundi Bleu -Hard to Feel BenOsborne
This remix was finished to celebrate the sun finally coming out in the UK on 23rd July 2012
Everytime the Love Strikes Ben Osborne remix of Adrian Duffy
In a diverse musical career, he’s presented the first and longest running specialist show on NME Radio. He also presented one of the first dance music shows on Xfm in
London, and has hosted various terrestrial and online shows, released a handful of critically acclaimed 12s under various names, and made guest appearances on BBC Radio 1, BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4.
wolf Grl BenOsborne midnightbeats remix by BenOsborne
Glamorous Recollection BenOsborne’s re-animation of Chris Coco’s Memory of A Free Party
“[Amongst] the hottest synth-masters in the business.” New Reviews
“When we heard Slipped Disco, Noise of Art, Deep Space Disco polymath Ben Osborne was re-launching the legendary UFO club our brains exploded with the sheer fuck-offness of it”
Ben has been resident DJ and programmer for several long running London club nights, including Train, Habit, Semi-detached and Slipped Disco and organised one offs in a variety of unusual venues.
Click above image below to see Ben Osborne and Aluna Francis live at Spot Festival Denmark