DJ "Beatboy" Ben Spencer
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Ben is a non-smoker,
doesn’t drink and doesn’t do drugs.
Born in 1977 in Hanover/Germany
(with English, German, Syrian and Scottish influences to his gene pool), “Beatboy”-founder
Benjamin Huk, is a real busy body and lives quite natural and focused on his
work. Apart from music productions and performances as a DJ (also abroad), he
enjoys going for walks, swimming, or going to the Sauna as well as having
interesting discussions and traveling to cities with a certain charm.
both musicians who play in international ensembles become company founders
themselves. For Ben there is no other option, since they passed their passion
for music on to their son. Being six years old he has his first stage
performance; at the age of 13 he is writing his first tracks and finds out what
it’s like to be a DJ. Under the spell, he decides at the age of 16 to set up his
own company “Beatboy”, in 1993. He starts out with organizing events, working as
a DJ and music producer. Only a couple of months after establishing his
business, agencies start to recommend him as a DJ, which enables him to build
his own small studio, from the revenues. Ben has a finely tuned antenna for
music and as DJ and producer he has the ability to make other people feel
positive about life and stir emotions.
In 1998 he
establishes his own record label „Beatboy Records“. During his final-year
examinations in 1999 his first productions are being published. Through the
media he becomes famous as „DJ Beatboy“, admires the sight of his very own CD’s
in record shops and gives his first interviews to Focus Magazine and MTV. But he
also learns about the downsides of the business.
final-year examinations he is working in the management of a discotheque, which
leads him to opening up his own club until he sells this very one and starts
studying law. During his studies he continues to publish Cd’s, gives Interviews
and performs as a DJ. In the year 2000 he produces with “Caicara” a song that is
greatly celebrated at the Love Parade. At the occasion of a DJ performance in
the Spanish EXPO pavilion, his Spanish colleagues dub him „Ibiza DJ“.
Ben is collecting first experiences as a sound engineer at a film shooting,
manages duties for a promotion team and organizes a Parade truck for Hanover’s
Techno Parade. During this period he is working up to 70 hours a week and
establishes contacts to international labels all around the world and to German
top acts (Fragma, Blank & Jones, ATB, Paul Van Dyk, Culture Beat, Sylver).
In 2003 he
founds his second record label “1 Records“ and performs as „DJ Ben Spencer“ in
Cannes (France), Miami (Florida/USA), Stockholm (Sweden) and Amsterdam
(Holland). For the first time one of his song gets played by a radio station
abroad, in New York and his
first CD publication outside of Germany is in Prague (the
Ben was awarded as no.1 Producer by the USA Songwriting Award for the category "Honoured
Mention Award" with over 32,000 participants. In The End of 2004 he created the
first no.1 Hit Video in cooperation with DeLucca in Slowenia.
and working for his company Ben passes the exam as a qualified media specialist
and sets up a production team for international projects. His musical style as
DJ and producer is varied and creative, he plays almost anything.And maybe soon
at a venue near you?
you an event manager, club owner or producer/remixer and interested in a
cooperation? Don´t hesitate to
send an email in English or German.
Music is his communication - Music-Tracks are like little children on worldwide
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# 1977 - 1998