Read: Hattie Stewart Interview

Read: Hattie Stewart Interview

London based "professional doodler" Hattie Stewart transforms banal day-to-day imagery with humoured magazine vandalism and mischievous character illustrations. Through various collaborations, the rising artist is cementing her name in the art and fashion world. Having recruited her dark cartoony quirk for Beni's forthcoming album campaign, we were curious to find out how much of this ink reflects her personality.

When did all of this doodling begin? I imagine you weren't too attentive during school.

I definitely got distracted easily and did spend a lot of my time doodling in the corners of notebooks.

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December 5, 2013 at 3:44pm in news, Beni


Watch: Beni x Ego - Love On The Run

Set your eyes to stun with Ego's optical overload of Love On the Run. Not one to do things by halves, the Australian DJ/visual artist spins the colour palette into another dimension with tripped out effects and choppy cuts.

Beni's EP, backed with remixes from Riton and L-Vis 1990, is now available to UK and European fans via i-tunes and other good digital retailers.

December 3, 2013 at 3:58pm in news, Beni


Listen: Summer's Gone (Riton Remix)

Listen: Summer's Gone (Riton Remix)

Beni reveals some more thunder to coincide with today's EP release. Sharing the same vocal talents as Love On The Run, Summer's Gone sees Prince Terrence in step with the track's cold, techno heart. A sinister dark alley acid workout. A sounding of the siren to the underground resistance.

Bookending the four track EP is Riton's remix, "a frantic affair of warped vocals and jabbing synths that's set to send adrenaline levels skyrocketing" (Groupie).

The double shot Love on the Run / Summer's Gone is produced by Kim Moyes (The Presets) and is out now in Australia (available on i-tunes) and on Monday in the UK and Europe. Stream the original here.

November 29, 2013 at 10:37am in news, Beni


Listen: Beni 'Love On The Run' (L-Vis 1990s NYC Tribal Dub)

Listen: Beni 'Love On The Run' (L-Vis 1990s NYC Tribal Dub)


Man on the decks Beni is back with a new single 'Love On The Run', out Nov 29 (AUS), Dec 2 (UK/EU).

The dancefloor jam will released as a double A-side with new song 'Summer's Gone', both backed with two remixes - one from UK legend Riton and the other from Night Slugs alumni L-Vis 1990. The latter premiered on Mixmag today.

Catch Beni at one of the below East Coast DJ dates next month.

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November 22, 2013 at 12:49pm in news, Beni


Listen: Beni - Love On The Run

Sydney dance music dreamer Beni returns to the floor with a new EP on November 29, led by the prized future house jam Love On The Run.

The double shot Love on the Run / Summer's Gone is produced by Kim Moyes (The Presets) and features Prince Terrence as guest vocalist. Terrence lends a familiar sound to the EP, after his collaboration on House Of Beni's cut Last Night. The EP comes backed up with remixes from L-Vis 1990 and Riton.

Catch the Bang Gang stalwart and former rioter in live DJ mode across the Australian East Coast below.

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November 12, 2013 at 3:54pm in news, Beni


Modular presents... Modyssey

Modular presents... Modyssey

Modyssey is a trip through recent releases from the Modular Recordings catalogue. Taking in a choice range of singles, remixes and deep album cuts, it includes the likes of Tame Impala, Cut Copy, Canyons, The Presets, Bag Raiders, Pond, Young Dreams and more.

The Mod-centric compilation has been sold exclusively through Urban Outfitters UK (still available). It is now available to the fine people of Europe and the UK via iTunes, Beatport and your favourite record stores.


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July 1, 2013 at 1:49pm in news, The Presets, Van She, Cut Copy, Sneaky Sound System, Tame Impala, Beni, Bag Raiders, Canyons, Pond, Jonathan Boulet, Young Dreams


Live: KIM and Beni National Winter DJ Tour

Live: KIM and Beni National Winter DJ Tour

This winter, KIM (The Presets) and Beni are heading around Australia, tag-teaming DJ decks all over this fine land. First stop is Coffs Harbour on June 7, full dates below.

Check out a couple choice mixes from the boys after the jump to get your blood pumping pre-show.

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May 25, 2013 at 7:00am in news, Kim, The Presets, Beni


Modular Presents a Month of Fridays at Beach Road Hotel

Modular Presents a Month of Fridays at Beach Road Hotel

We are very happy to both announce and present a 'Month of Fridays' down at the Beach Road Hotel in Bondi during October. It will be free entry from 8pm to 12am every week and guaranteed good times.

A bunch of friends will be there to make Fridays in October worth remembering. Chipping in over the month we have Van She DJs, Beni, Canyons, Cassian, Slow Blow, Movement, Softwar, R+R and Ariane.

Full date/gig run down below...

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September 13, 2012 at 3:20pm in news, Beni, Softwar, Canyons, Van She, Cassian


Download: Sneaky Sound System - Friends (Beni Remix)

Download: Sneaky Sound System - Friends (Beni Remix)

As we near the end to the Sneaky Sound System 'From Here To Anywhere' chapter, we think it appropriate to go out with an almighty bang. So here it is, a special remix package for their live show favourite, 'Friends', out July 20 (AUS) / July 23 (EU/UK) / July 24 (USA).

'Friends' is the quintessential Sneaky sound. Big drums, bigger synths and Miss Connie leading the entire thing like an angel with her halo in the wash. An ode to past-lovers it's one that will keep you firmly planted on the dance floor until sunrise. With remixes from a swag of talents, this release is by far the standout of the album.

July 6, 2012 at 11:06am in news, Sneaky Sound System, Beni


Download: Beni - Last Night (Waifs & Strays Synthetic Remix)

Download: Beni - Last Night (Waifs & Strays Synthetic Remix)

After two US tours, producer and DJ Beni is back on Australian soil and gearing up for a string of dates in support of current single 'Last Night'.

The 'Last Night' EP is out today worldwide, and includes the #1 Hype Machine-charting remix by bromancer Brodinski, plus reworks by Oliver $ and Waifs & Strays. Get your copy of the full remix EP via iTunes US, iTunes GB, iTunes AU, Amazon, Beatport.

Sydney and Melbourne fans, don't miss the HOUSE OF BENI PARTIES, which will feature performances by international vogueing troupe The Brotherhood, surprise international guests, and local friends. Details after the jump.

Beni's debut album 'House of Beni' is out now via iTunes US, iTunes GB, iTunes AU, JB HiFi the Mod Shop and all good record sellers.

BENI AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES
Fri May 4th || The Forum, Melbourne || with Digitalism
Sat May 5th || Bendigo, Victoria || Groovin' The Moo Festival
Sat May 5th || Survivor! at The Bottom's End, Melbourne || House Of Beni Party
Sun May 6th || Townsville, Queensland || Groovin' The Moo Festival
Wed May 9th || Family Nightclub, Brisbane || with Digitalism
Thu May 10th || Bathurst University, Bathurst || House Of Beni Party
Fri May 11th || The Metro, Sydney || with Digitalism
Fri May 11th || Goodgod Small Club, Sydney || House Of Beni Party
Sat May 12th || Maitland, New South Wales || Groovin' The Moo Festival
Sun May 13th || Canberra, ACT || Groovin' The Moo Festival
Thu May 17th || The Light Square House, Adelaide || with Digitalism
Fri May 18th || TBC, Perth || House Of Beni Party
Sat May 19th || Bunbury, Western Australia || Groovin' The Moo Festival
Sun July 29th || Byron Bay, New South Wales || Splendour In The Grass Festival

May 3, 2012 at 12:09am in news, Beni


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