Ben Mirin

Sound Artist and Explorer

Ben Mirin is a musician, explorer, and science communicator who records wildlife and makes music from the sounds of nature. He travels to ecosystems around the world to record endangered species and perform concerts that inspire conservation. Services include composition, performance, public speaking, writing, and hosting.

BBC Radio - The Cultural Frontline: "Festive Traditions and Magical Places"

National Geographic Online: "Listen: Lemur Calls Turned Into Beautiful Beatbox Jams"

National Public Radio: The Birds and the Beats on Studio 360

BBC World Service: Ben Mirin and Patricia Wright

WGN Morning News (TV): Ben Mirin at the Lurie Garden

The New York Times: "Fall Forest Weekends"

The Guardian: "Beatboxing Birdsongs of New York"

IFL Science: "Musician Turns Lemur Calls into Beatbox Music"

On Earth Magazine: "Beatboxing with Prosimians - for Conservation"

NDTV, India: "Art Matters - Beatboxing and Birdsong"

The Hindu, Bangalore: "Get Grooving to Bird Song"

Times of India, Chennai: "Robin Meets Beatboxer on Twitter for Birdsong"

Bangalore Mirror: "Wake Up to the Birdsong"

TEDxNYU: "Making Music from Bird Song"

TEDxCarleton College: "Beatbox As a Universal Language"


Ben makes his first YouTube video, and the rest is history: