Ben Preece is an artist manager, event producer and publicity and marketing specialist. Beginning a career in music as a drummer, DJ and the sole music programmer at Nightlife Music. Founding management and publicity company Mucho Bravado in 2007, he has kick-started and nurtured strong careers wearing the multiple hats of a reputable manager and results-driven publicist and radio plugger. He currently manages Sydney dream-pop quartet I Know Leopard and Brisbane’s beloved vibe-punk outfit WAAX and co-manages Darling James, Evan Klar, Jeremy Neale, Royal and the Southern Echo and producer Miro Mackie.
Ben has kick-started the careers of countless acts under the guise of radio plugger, including Emma Louise, The Kite String Tangle, Meg Mac, Art of Sleeping, The Jungle Giants, Nada Surf, Lisa Mitchell, Chairlift, Calling All Cars, Crystal Castles, Ayla, ASTA and The Church.