Ben Ely is an award-winning musician and artist. He’s a founding member of, and bass player with, Regurgitator. His other musical projects includes work with the bands Pangaea and the Stalkers. His artworks have been exhibited in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
A passing phase
In ConversationI went to Tim’s Guitars years ago and I saw Grant Hart from Hüsker Dü do a solo thing and he had a Q&A after the solo. And some guy went, ‘How often do you practise guitar?’ And then Grant Hart said, ‘I never practise guitar, practising guitar gets in the way of my personality.’ And I was like, ‘Oh wow, that’s actually really true.’