December 9, 2010
Ben Samples style is crunk glitch-hop, complete with bass-heavy remixes of your favorite club anthems including hip hop and dubstep. His professional DJ career started in 2006 when he picked up a weekly variety radio show for CU Boulder’s KVCU. His show covered many styles and genres, with a focus on dance music and hip hop. Now, Samples blends both hip hop and dance music into a hybrid club hip hop sound that is redefining the genres. Samples is a member of the Denver Bass Squad, which is the essential crew that pushes the heavy bass-line scene in the Denver/Boulder area.
Samples first EP, Snowstorm was released on Daly City Records on April 2010, and his second EP was released on True Movement on July 2010. His full length album is due out in December 2010 on Made In Glitch records. Samples was also featured on An-Ten-Nae‘s Acid Crunk Vol. 2 compilation, released on Muti Music, Samples releases are available on Beatport, iTunes, Addictech, Amazon and other fine retailers. Other labels that Samples has released tracks on include Run Riot Records, Car Crash Set, Mambo Records, Global Vortex, Simplify and BomBeatz.
Since 2008, Samples has played hundreds of shows in the Denver/Boulder area, including sharing the stage with such notable acts as: Mimosa, Eliot Lipp, Ana-Sia, Lazer Sword, Dominic Lalli, L.A. Riots, Free The Robots, Megasoid, Savoy, GSP, Lorn, Pretty Lights, VibeSquad, Two Fresh, Pnuma Duo, Future Simple Project, BreakBeat Buddha/Propa Tingz, Random Rab, Samiyam, Lunice, DJ Spectre, Boombox, Eskmo/Welder, Big Gigantic, Hovatron, Jantsen, The Passage Project, and The Egg.