Behind the lens with Michael Benz

October 25, 2017 Featured, Podcasts, Radio

CHATHAUS02: Michael Benz, Noctilux Collective

Chats in this episode:

  • How to make an EPK
  • How to hire a photographer with no budget
  • Graphic design and branding
  • Working for exposure vs. charging rates
  • Nightlife photography tips n tricks


Don’t be camera shy

Calgary badmon Michael Benz has clocked many hours as a nightlife photographer and event promoter as co-founder of the Noctilux Collective. He joins Chico Mendez in studio for a chat about how media can help a DJ’s career.

A clip from Jaclyn Adair’s Bass Coast interview with Sam Binga leads the episode. Binga claims that UK funky and dancehall are making a big return for 2018. He also shares some advice for new producers following the upcoming release of his Champion EP.



Background music: Captivate x Fixate Promo Mix
Sam Binga + Rider Shafique – Chinchilla
Myles Away – Kijiru
KR Dub – Breakdown
Calmpound – DEM
Ting- Get it
Kiytek – Trim The Hedges




Feature photo by Michael Benz
Tracklist photo by Leigh-Anne Hazard Photography

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