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Elijah Ben

Elijah Ben is a singer/songwriter from Chicago, currently living in Nagoya, Japan. He plays guitar, drums, trombone and piano. It is hard to put a specific genre label, as his music tends to pull from various sources including rock, funk, folk, punk and blues. But overall, Elijah Ben's music is energetic, catchy and layered.
Elijah Ben has finished his first album with KPB Studios called "Prophetic Technology." The songs chosen for this album are very close to his heart and soul. In them, he has written about the self, loss and hamburgers. His musical influences come from all genres of music, but his writing tendencies have always circulated around rock. Growing up with bands from the 60's and 70's, Elijah Ben's musical taste was solidified in having a combination of rhythmic drums, quality lyrics and soul. Over the past number of years, he has written songs based on self, loss and hamburgers. After writing so many songs, Elijah Ben decided it was time to make an album.

Prophetic Technology is his debut album and it is something he is very proud of. Working with many talented musicians in Nagoya, Elijah Ben brought together a unique and powerful sound. So much work went into making this album and Elijah Ben is proud to share it with you.

Elijah Ben has been playing a multitude of shows all around Japan and his concert have always left people wanting more. He commands a stage presence that is powerful and entertaining.

The album would not be what it is without the support of some of Nagoya's finest musicians. His drummer is Adam Demby who has been a true friend to him for many years. Elijah Ben has put trust in his insanely talented ability behind the kit, as well as his character. The bass is mostly being done by a young and talented Warsman Kainuman, a Japanese man tearing up bass righteously. The other bassist is Naoki Takahashi, who lends his amazing bass to "Elephant in the Room" and "BDH." There is also Yuhei Harada, who dominated the electric guitar on many of the songs and brought some truly inspiring melodies! And Takashi Teruda, who added his genius guitar to "A Jam." Aaron Deadman brilliantly lends his piano skills to a couple of songs. And Coleen Wickdahl drops some major violin. There is also Stiv Pek, who gives his trombone to "Zeitgeist." Finally, there is Steve Pottinger, who produced the album. The man oozes talent, creativity and skill. In collaboration with Elijah Ben, he mixed and mastered the songs to a truly unique and powerful sound!

Elijah Ben is truly focused on writing and playing music. Now that the album is complete, his aim is to promote it as much as possible by playing live shows, making videos promoting the album and selling it on CDbaby.

"I do all of this for the love of music and I hope to share it with you."

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