Ben Ely is an Australian sound designer, musician, and artist, best known for his work with Brisbane indie/alternative rock band Regurgitator, a multi-ARIA Music Award winning group. Aside his tenure in Regurgitator, Ely has worked on numerous other projects including a solo music career and sound design collaborations for some of Australia’s leading performance companies and artists, including Gavin Webber, Emma Serjeant, The Farm, Dance Integrated Australia, and Tasdance.

Ely co-wrote (together with Decoder Ring), the music for the 2004 Australian film Somersault. The soundtrack won an AFI Award for Best Original Music Score and the song ‘Somersault’ won the 2004 Best Original Song Composed for a Feature Film, Telemovie, TV Series or Mini-Series Award at the Australian Screen Music Awards.

Andrew Batt-Rawden