Gabriel Benjamin

Gabriel Benjamin is a singer/songwriter/producer from Oak Park, CA. While writing songs for artists such as Avicii (The Nights) and Au/ra x Camelphat (Panic Room), he‘s been writing for sync and meticulously crafting his debut EP "Way Too Young". His songwriting showcases a fusion of hooky pop melodies with the skinny jean-pop/rock lyrics that shaped his teenage palette. Recent credits: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2, Magic: The Gathering commercial, HBO Max commercial, CBS “Love Island,” NBC “World of Dance," Netflix “Selling Sunset.”

When did the journey start for you?

Well it REALLY started at age 9 when I put my little brother on tin pans and banged out my first song on my keyboard. Professionally, I’ve been in the music industry since 2015. 

Who are some composers/artists you pull inspiration from? 

Composers: Danny Elfman, John Williams

Producers: Ryan Tedder, Max Martin, Pharrell

What do you do to decompress after a long day in front of the monitors?

Yoga, Video games, Cooking and a bit’o’whiskey

What was your latest gear purchase?

Arctic White Fender P-Bass! It’s beautiful!

Is there a piece of music you're most proud of?

Probably “The Nights” - Avicii

What are two things you're most proud of? One musical/professional, one personal. No humility allowed.

1) Having a Multi-platinum song travel around the world and touch people on a personal level. Unreal. 

2) Being able to make music my career

Who is your "guilty pleasure" artist? 

Bhad Bhabie.  I can’t stop.

What is the best advice you’ve been given?

Comparison is the thief of joy

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