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Ben Watt Turns Middle-aged Angst Into Gold on 'Storm Damage'

For solo album #4, Ben Watt makes second age musings on mortality and introspection sound beautiful.

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Ben Watt: 11 June 2014 - New York (Photos)

Although he has performed in NYC numerous times in Everything But the Girl and DJ'ed various club nights, Ben Watt's shows at Joe's Pub were his first solo shows here.

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Ben Watt: Hendra

The Everything But the Girl veteran and erstwhile dance music maven gets back to singer-songwriter fare, older and definitely wiser.

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Ben Watt - "North Marine Drive" (1983)

Ben Watt's rain-soaked number of pop-folk melodrama, "North Marine Drive", didn't exactly make him a household name when he released it a long time back. But it leaves behind the lingering air of cold nostalgia decades later.

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Ben Watt's Buzzin' Fly Electronic Label to Become a Catalogue Label

Buzzin' Fly Records, the much-respected progressive house and electronic label, will stop releasing new material and become "archive only", according to founder Ben Watt.

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Ben Watt: Buzzin' Fly - 5 Golden Years in the Wilderness

Don't let that title fool you. Ben Watt knows exactly what he's doing with his très cool deep house label, as evidenced by this three-disc set.

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Ben Watt: Buzzin Fly Volume 4

The annual report from Watt's ultrahip deep house imprint leans more electro, but still can't make the emotional connection it seeks.

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Ben Watt: Buzzin Fly Volume III

On his annual mix, Watt features more of the chill but often chilly deep house that's made Buzzin' Fly's name -- and staves off a 'challenge', too.

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