Ben is a singer/songwriter and guitarist based in Manchester, he records mostly in the back room of his terrace house. Chris from the current Distractions line up plays bass and Louise plays drums and together they are Silver Sound Explosion. They have has recently released his album ‘Pop Dithyramb’ which is available to download now.
Ben say’s “The songs are snippets of my own personal experiences pulled together into collages but mixed with words that just happen to rhyme and appear to fit the song. They mean whatever the listener wants them to mean. I usually get some lyrics appearing in my head and write them down, sometimes waking in the middle of the night with them. Next step is pick up a guitar. Sometimes just playing guitar a song will come, I write it down, finished in Fifteen mins”.Continue reading “Silver Sound Explosion – ‘Pop Dithyramb’”