I sat down with Fairfax Journalist Josh Leeson recently to discuss the new record. Ben Leece realises musical dreams with debut album No Wonder The World Is Exhausted by Josh Leeson YOUR 30s are a dangerous time for dreamers. It’s when unfulfilled aspirations weigh heavily and threaten to consume. It’s especially the case for musicians. So it [...]
No Wonder The World Is Exhausted is out tomorrow, but here's something to get you exhausted about the release. I worked again with my unbelievably kind-hearted and talented friend Brayden 'Boots' Porter and his equally talented sidekick Lachlan X Morris to come up with the cacophony that is the Rebel Alone film clip. WATCH REBEL ALONE FILM CLIP [...]
Hello Internets, Just a quick hooray to let you know that Wednesday 5th of September is Indigenous Literacy Day and I’d like to invite you to donate to help build my Virtual Book Shelf. I believe every child has the right to an education and fundamental life skills most of us take for granted, like [...]
Here it is Internets, the old pelican’s acting debut has arrived. Clip for Villains is live. When I asked my friend Brayden ‘Boots’ Porter if he’d be interested in making a clip with absolutely zero budget, he shrieked with glee and said ‘Of course I will Ben, I absolutely love spending countless hours of my [...]
It is with great excitement that today I can announce that my debut record 'No Wonder The World Is Exhausted' will be out October 19 via well respected Sydney based independent label Stanley Records. Home of artists like Adam Young, Spurs For Jesus, Deadwood 76 and Dave Favours & The Roadside Ashes, Stanley has set [...]
This one is for you Uncle. Much Love.
By Jim Kellar A musician’s torment is always ‘Am I good enough?’ The final judgement, almost always, has to come from within because when it comes to making money in the music business, the odds are heavily stacked against success. Ben Leece, the co-owner of Novotone Studios rehearsal rooms at Carrington with Ryan Wilson, has invested [...]