Notorious underground hiphop, triphop and electro producer Benjamin Oaks releases his first and long overdue "solo" LP DEAD or ALIVE with old partners in crime The Amalgam (Ryan Naus of The Wolfgang Rebellion and Curt Carter of the original Amalgam). Out from behind the soundboard and back onto the mic and guitar Benjamin Oaks shows where his roots are.
Benjamin Oaks + The Amalgam
Art Museum, Philadelphia PA
Tracks on the album have notable and various influences like Tom Petty, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Allman Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Wu-Tang, NIN, Nas, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, Digital Underground, etc.