Billy Bennett was born in Athens, GA, in 1982 amidst the heyday of college rock. After his football career at UGA and a very brief stint in the NFL, Billy got his formal studio training as in intern at Chase Park from 2004-2006. For the past two years, he has worked with the Grammy-nominated artist MGMT, both on the road as their live sound engineer and most recently as studio engineer on their forthcoming release, Congratulations. His client list also includes many southeastern regional bands such as The Whigs and The Sammies in addition to being assistant on various Drive-By Truckers and R.E.M. projects throughout the years at Chase Park. He has also had the pleasure of working with Nikki Sudden, Kuroma, Dead Confederate, All The Saints, Trances Arc, Part Bear, and many others in varying capacities. These days, Billy is based in Brooklyn, NY, and spends his time recording, arranging, singing, playing ping pong, or doing whatever else one desires in the studio.
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