Ben Watt

We chat to dextrous musician Ben Watt just after he received the Difficult Second Album accolade at the 2014 AIM Awards for his latest release Hendra...

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 22 Sep 2014
  • min read
Dextrous musician Ben Watt is also a renowned DJ, label boss, author and songwriter.

As one half of electronic pop duo Everything But The Girl, he had a hand in creating some of the eighties’ and nineties’ finest bedroom pop moments, while his Buzzin’ Fly electronic label championed a fistful of exceptional talent.

April saw the release of his sophomore solo album Hendra more than 30 years after Cherry Red issued his debut set North Marine Drive in 1983.

We caught up with Ben earlier this month, just after he picked up the award for Best Difficult Second Album at the AIM Independent Music Awards 2104, to learn more about it…