About

Ben Martin is an Austin, TX-based composer, performer, producer, cultural activist, and community planner.

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Music

2017

He: An Immersive Performance. The Museum of Human Achievement.

What Does It Look Like? Known Unknown @ SXSW. Hyperreal Film Club & Studium.

2016

Siren Song. Short film score.

Wez – “Nadine,” “Another Station.” Singles.

2015

“Hideaway Days.” Album.

Wez – “The Mood Changes,” “No Crew.” Singles.

Young Pharaohs – “Garden of Eden & Truth and Fiction.” Single.

2014

Young Pharaohs – “True Love.” Album.

Earlier

Young Pharaohs – “I Do // Don’t Go Down.” Single.

Young Pharaohs – “White Shadows.” Album.

King Mob – “Empathy.” Single.

King Mob – “King Mob/Pina Chulada Split.”

Lil’ Slugger – “Feral Land.” Album.

Lil’ Slugger – “Sweethearts of the Overthrow.” Album.

Production & Arts Advocacy

Advocacy & Volunteering

Austin Arts Coalition (AAC!)
Cofounder, facilitator, organizer, 2017.

The Museum of Human Achievement
Building, hosting, and tech volunteer, 2014-2017.

One Resistance
Event production manager, 2016-2017.

Event Production & Commercial Work

2017

Movie Moxie at The Highball
Theme song composition. Austin, TX.

Take One – “Horrorshow”
Album mixing and mastering.

Lollapalooza
Volunteer coordinator, Chicago, IL.

The Deep End at Austin Film Society
Event series music and music consultant, Austin, TX.

Euphoria Festival
Festival headquarters assistant, Austin, TX.

Onnit Labs
Commercial composition.

2016

Ann Richards School Femme Film Camp for Girls
Composition

HIVEMIND
Production manager, Hive Arts Collective, Austin, TX.

Hype Hotel (Hype Machine at SXSW)
Talent Coordinator, Austin, TX.

2015

The Contemporary Austin
Event DJ, Austin, TX.

Fantastic Fest at the Alamo Drafthouse
Theme song composition, “Fantastic Feud” event, Austin, TX.

Older

Portals “Living Spaces” event series
Production assistant, various locations, 2013-2015.

Denver Post UMS Rock and Roll Film Festival
Director, host, Denver, CO, 2011.

Contact

ben.martin.yp@gmail.com

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Site header photos by Jared Bullis, Devaki Knowles, Ben Martin, and Daniel Dorsa.