Benji Robot is an extremely talented producer who has caught our eye and ear over the past couple of years. His 2020 album Sedona was one of our favorite projects […]
Benji Robot is an extremely talented producer who has caught our eye and ear over the past couple of years. His 2020 album Sedona was one of our favorite projects of last year and we are ecstatic to have him on board for our Cabin Fever Festival, next Thursday.
Benji’s music has gained support from some of the most exciting names in bass music, like Dave Tipper, Spicy Bois, Wreckno, Mystic Grizzly, and loads more. He’s also one of the hottest names on the Mean Mug Collective, which is also home to other HIHF favorites like Sky Suite, Engix, and Feelmonger.
Benji Robot has shared the stage with fellow booming up-and-comers like MIZE, Ravenscoon, Super Future, NotLo, Wriza, and loads more in the past. His Cherry Blossom EP was released a few months back and is another example of the growing artist’s production prowess. This act has a massive future ahead of them and we can’t wait for what’s to come next.
We had the opportunity to sit down with Benji and chat before his upcoming Cabin Fever Festival performance. Don’t miss the event next Thursday night at 8pm ET and be sure to RSVP below! We hope you enjoy our interview with Benji Robot, check it out!
Who are some of your musical influences? Who did you grow up listening to?
There are so many of them, I could write a whole novella listing them all. I grew up listening to a lot of alternative rock and hip-hop. The first band that ever opened my eyes to the experimental/electronic side of things was Radiohead. J Dilla and Kanye West have always been huge early production influences.
What about a dream venue or festival to perform at?
I want my fans to know that although I’m branded as a robot, I’m very much human – and a lot of my music comes from places of very raw emotion. I’m not very concerned with how hard you think my music slaps or what I’m releasing is a banger. I’m only concerned with if it connects to you, somewhere inside there. I feel like it’s the best way for people to get to know the real me – since I sometimes lack the words or confidence to say what’s on my mind or in my heart. Because of that, these shows can get heavy for me, the music brings up past emotions a lot – so please if you see me out in public, please just be gentle with me – I LOVE people and bringing music into your lives, but I’m not very social and I don’t want anyone to be off-put if I seem distant. I promise, I want to be friendly with everyone, I just have a very active brain that works too fast for its own good!
Huge thank you to Benji Robot for chatting with us, don’t miss his set next Thursday at Cabin Fever Festival!