WHO IS PORTEOUS?
PORTEOUS (Ben Porteous) is a 21 year old artist, producer and songwriter based in London. With Jazz, Indie and Pop influences ranging from artists such as Jordan Rakei, Bruno Mars and Foals. Porteous brings a fresh and energetic style in his sound.
He is a multi-instrumentalist known for his work as a performing musician on the UK scene, originally coming from Colchester in Essex. Ben Porteous has played in a number of projects, as a drummer and keys player, more recently taking to stages at festivals such as SXSW (2019) and Latitude (2018) with Sam Eagle.
He burst onto the scene as an artist in the summer of 2019 with his debut release ‘Vibe with You’, following an interview with Tom Robinson airing on BBC 6 Music at the start of
the year to promote the project. ‘Vibe with You’ was previewed on BBC Introducing Essex where the track was made ‘Producers Pick’! It also had further airplay on 6 Music, getting added to the Introducing mixtape. The mix of jazzy keys and his soulful vocals encased
with pop songwriting make Porteous a unique and highly anticipated young act to watch out for this year.
PORTEOUS has just released an EP entitled ‘Above Water’ which is out on all streaming platforms.
Ben is available for session work as a keys player/drummer/guitarist/vocalist and for writing/production/mixing & mastering.