WELCOME TO THE BEN WALSH PORTAL musician • percussionist • composer • performer Scroll down to check out links to all his current projects
GROOVELANDS Independent label dedicated to Acoustic, World, and Jazz particularly focusing on the music of the drum.
An ecclectic catalogue from leading Australian musicians, drummers & percussionists.
PNOMAD Dedicated to explorers, both listeners and creators.
A place for all electronic. experimental music, sonic textures and genre defying music forms.
BEN WALSH AND
THE ORKESTRA OF THE UNDERGROUND Ben Walsh pools the diverse and creative talent of Australias music scene towards composition projects. His eclectic ' Orkestra of the Underground' recently performed a live score composed and arranged by Ben to projected images from Shaun Tan’s masterpiece of visual storytelling 'The Arrival'.
CIRCLE OF RHYTHM Drumming in it's highest form. This much acclaimed three piece group with razor sharp precision consists of: Greg Sheehan: Australia's master drummer, Bobby Singh: Indian Tabla virtuoso, and Ben Walsh: The country's most innovative rhythmatist and performer. Modern percussive power that remains respectful to the traditions.
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Phone: +61 2 9519 4149
GROOVELANDS SOUNDSYSTEM Two of the finest percussionists in the country, Ben Walsh and Bobby Singh, tear up the dance floors with original club trax that are both soulful and heavy. No strangers to the sweaty, bass driven realms of the dance floor culture, they have been the rhytm section of Australian electronic sensation The Bird for the last fourteen years.
GLSS is an audio world tour. Eclectic remixed world tracks, spiced up with Dub-step, breaks, and live tabla / percussion, all seamlessly inter-woven for a fresh, new sound.
THE CRUSTY SUITCASE BAND This group is a blend of old school instrumentation comprising solely of horns and drums.
From Mexico, Cuba, and Jamaica, to Africa, India, and Europe, horn and drum music has rocked universal dance floors long before the days of amplification. Best described as “gyp hop”, CSB is a powerhouse of original horn music drawing inspiration from all over the globe led by composer and funky drummer Ben Walsh.