Ben Kaplan has established a reputation in the business as a guy with great ears, a lot of musical talent, a ProTools whiz and bringing creativity, beauty and perfection to every recording. Learning directly from producing legend Jack Richardson, he has worked in studios across North America and the UK recording a wide variety of genres.
Ben is now based in Vancouver as a Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Programmer and is one of the founders of Fader Mountain Sound, the city’s newest high-end recording facility. Working closely with Nimbus co-founder GGGarth Richardson at The Farm Studios, Ben has a long list of credits including Hedley, Mother Mother, Rise Against, Shakira, Gallows, Atreyu, Biffy Clyro, Head of the Heard, Five Alarm Funk, and Chevelle.
Ben’s work on Hedley’s last album Storms garnered the band a Juno for Pop Album of the Year in 2012. Ben was nominated for Producer of the Year at the 2014 Juno Awards for Mother Mother’s album, The Sticks.
Ben also engineered Biffy Clyro’s critically acclaimed album Only Revolutions which was nominated for the UK’s prestigious Mercury Award in 2010 and has recently worked on their latest eagerly anticipated double album Opposites which garnered the band their first #1 album in the UK as well as best album of the year at the 2013 Kerrang awards.