Two Inch Punch
|Origin||Brentford, London, United Kingdom|
Ben Ash, professionally known as Two Inch Punch, is an English record producer, musician, remixer and songwriter. He has written and produced records with Jessie Ware, Sam Smith, Years & Years, Rag'n'Bone Man, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Damon Albarn, and Brian Eno.
In 2012 Ash put out his first record "Love You Up" online under the alias Two Inch Punch. It was quickly downloaded and played by Diplo, DJ Oneman, Zane Lowe, Rinse FM DJs and other tastemakers, all via word of mouth. Nick Grimshaw made it his record of the week on BBC Radio 1, while the B-Side "Luv Luv" was being championed by MistaJam. In 2012 the white label became big on the underground, selling out 200 records on the first day.
Ash then signed to PMR Records / Island Records and released his debut EP "The Love You Up EP" and "The Slow Jams EP" before going on to write for artists and building his sound and name as a producer / songwriter.
In 2015, Ash was nominated for two awards at the 57th Grammy Awards (Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album) for his writing and producing contributions to Sam Smith’s debut album In The Lonely Hour, winning the award for Best Pop Vocal Album. Following the success of his work with Sam Smith, Ash would then go on to have a production role on Rag 'n' Bone Man's debut album Human.
|2012||Love You Up||Two Inch Punch||Love You Up EP|
|MoonStruck||Saturn Slow Jams EP|
|Paint It Red (featuring Mikky Ekko)|
|2013||Lost in Empathy||Rejjie Snow||N/A|
|Deeper||Ella Eyre||Deeper EP|
|If You Love Me||BenZel featuring Jessie Ware||If You Love Me|
|Season Change||Damon Albarn and Ghostpoet||Africa Express "Maison De Jeune"|
|2014||Caution to the Wind||Becky Hill||Caution to the Wind|
|Money on My Mind||Sam Smith||In the Lonely Hour|
|Desire||Years & Years||Communion|
|Eyes Shut||Years & Years||Communion|
|The Fall||Indiana||No Romeo|
|Tough Love||Jessie Ware||Tough Love|
|Say You Love Me|
|You and I Forever|
|Wasted Love (featuring Stevie Neale)||BenZel||MEN EP|
|Four (featuring Juicy J & Cashmere Cat)|
|2015||Sitting Pretty featuring Wiz Khalifa||Ty Dolla $ign||Free TC|
|Evil||James Vincent McMorrow||We Move|
|To D.R.E.A.M||Tory Lanez||I Told You|
|Guns & Roses|
|All Night||SG Lewis|
|Nothings Gonna Change||Jamie Lidell||Building A Beginning|
|2017||Best Friend||Rex Orange County||Single|
|Falcon Eye||Off Bloom|
|Good Friend||JP Cooper||Raised Under Grey Skies|
|Black & Blue||Elijah Blake||Single|
|Sunflower||Rex Orange County||Single|
|Werk It Out||Tiggs Da Author||Single|
|Two Fingers||Dan Caplen||Single|
|2018||Dead To Me||Kali Uchis||Isolation|
|Palo Santo||Years & Years||Palo Santo|
|Best Dressed Man||Aeris Roves||Single (Moon By Island Gardens)|
|Feel Me||Aeris Roves||Single (Moon By Island Gardens)|
|Delilah||Aeris Roves||Single (Moon By Island Gardens)|
|Comfortable||Aeris Roves||Moon By Island Gardens|
|Pressure When The Sun Comes Down||Aeris Roves||Moon By Island Gardens|
|Running Thru 3am||Aeris Roves||Moon By Island Gardens|
|No Guarantee||Aeris Roves||Moon By Island Gardens|
|The Hoodie Song||Mae Muller||Single|
|Busy Tone||Mae Muller||Single|
|Break My Heart||Benny Blanco||Friends Keep Secrets|
|You To You||Maisie Peters||Dressed Too Nice For A Jacket|
|DNA||Years & Years||Single|
|Holy Water||Freya Ridings||TBA|
|2020||Smile||Maisie Peters||Birds of Prey (soundtrack)|
Bold type denotes singles.
Remixes & edits
|"The Look" (TIPs Shook Shook Refix)||Metronomy|
|"German Whip" (Remix)||Meridian Dan|
|"People Help the People" (Remix)||Birdy|
|"Nirvana" (Promised Land Remix)||Sam Smith|
|"Suit & Tie" (Let Me Love Remix)||Justin Timberlake|
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- "DISCLOSURE COLLABORATOR SAM SMITH SHARES EBULLIENT ‘MONEY ON MY MIND’, PRODUCED BY TWO INCH PUNCH". Fact Magazine. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
- "Damon Albarn announces details of Africa Express album". Uncut. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
- "Africa Express album announced, featuring Damon Albarn, Nick Zinner, Brian Eno, Ghostpoet & more". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 13 January 2015
- "BenZel IRL: The Year’s Best R&B Producers Want You To Know It’s Real". Buzzfeed. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
- "Grammys 2015 Preview: Beyonce, Sam Smith and Other Artists Vying for Album of the Year Honors Dish on Their Discs". Billboard. Retrieved 13 January 2015.