Ben Sage

Ben Sage

Real Name:
Benjamin Sage
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Born in London, Canada, and raised on punk rock and hip-hop with some rave/techno/trance sounds, Ben was initially the drummer in a punk band, but he quit due to tendonitis. He started DJing in 1996 at the age of 17. After briefly spinning hip-hop, he got into drum'n'bass with ragga and jump-up styles. He DJed at bars, parties, and small venues, and lost interest after realizing he sounded like all other DJs in the area.

Ben initially declined to go to college, later enrolling to learn music production, where he found a renewed interest in drum'n'bass. It was during his college years he released his first song, "All About You," on UK's Gain Recordings. From there, he has has been producing and remixing songs with regularity. With his focus shifting strongly towards the production of his own material, he has decided to stop accepting DJ gigs.
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Ben Sage Discography

Albums

1436297 Ben Sage How The Days Collide(11xFile, MP3, Album) Not On Label 1436297 Canada 2008

Singles & EPs

Ben Sage / The Burner Brothers Ben Sage / The Burner Brothers - Sleepless / Global Killer Magic Vinyl Germany 2003 Sell This Version
GAIN009 ArQer & Realtime / Ben Sage ArQer & Realtime / Ben Sage - All About You / Battery(12") Gain GAIN009 UK 2003 Sell This Version
Evol Intent, Mayhem (7) & Psidream / Ben Sage Evol Intent, Mayhem (7) & Psidream / Ben Sage - Assimilation / Sleepless (VIP Mix) Evol Intent US 2004 Sell This Version
Garon / Ben Sage Garon / Ben Sage - E Nomine Padre / Open Your Eyes Magic Vinyl UK 2004 Sell This Version
Ben Sage All About You (VIP) / Nothing Inside Gain UK 2005 Sell This Version
Ben Sage Subsistence EP (EP) Invader Recordings UK 2005 Sell This Version
Ben Sage Geisha / Rebirth Gain UK 2007 Sell This Version
Ben Sage & Subsonik (2) Ben Sage & Subsonik (2) - Just A Minute (Subsonik VIP) / Second Sighting Sudden Def Recordings UK 2007 Sell This Version
SSS008 Ben Sage Provisions For Survival(4xFile, MP3, WAV, EP) Subsonik Sound Recordings SSS008 US 2009

Miscellaneous

SCD001 Ben Sage The Veil / Busted Mouse(2xFile, MP3, 320) SC:Digital SCD001 UK 2004
SDRDIG01, SDRDIG001 Ben Sage / Krooked Ben Sage / Krooked - This Way / Be With Me (Subsenix Feat. Essence Remix)(2xFile, MP3) Sudden Def Recordings, Sudden Def Recordings SDRDIG01, SDRDIG001 UK 2008
SSS017 Ben Sage / Simon V Ben Sage / Simon V - Bring Me Down / Supernatural II(2xFile, MP3) Subsonik Sound Recordings SSS017 US 2009
SSS014 Ben Sage / Skitt B Ben Sage / Skitt B - More Than Ordinary (2xFile, MP3) Subsonik Sound Recordings SSS014 US 2009
SSS025 Ben Sage / Fourward Ben Sage / Fourward - Forging On (Fourward Remix) / Robot (InsideInfo Remix)(2xFile, FLAC) Subsonik Sound Recordings SSS025 US 2011

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deejsasqui

deejsasqui

December 7, 2005
edited over 10 years ago
Call me a lover of pop music, but I really like Ben Sage's work. Sure, in some lights he might be making Drum'n'Bass more "accessible" with soft female vocals, some trance-like melodies wafting through, but there are still ominous, growling basslines and it all works well in my ears. And when was accessibility a bad thing? I don't think d'n'b will ever go as mainstream as trance and pop/eurohouse is, and all artists need to make money somehow.

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