PLANET B.E.N. Records was founded by the very well-known artist Planet BEN in the year 2004 and was based till April 2007 in Tokyo/Japan. From 2007 to 2010 the label was based in Hamburg/Germany.
Since 1983 the DJ and Producer Planet B.E.N. is influencing the electronic music scene and is playing all over the world. His projects Planet B.E.N., Organic Noise and several others are highly respected throughout the world. The music business considers his productions to be extremely potent, of best quality, well produced and always inovative and reliable. His style is pumping, deep and absoutely full of trance. He has produced with many well known bands and artists, had chart hits and appeared various times on Radioshows, TV (Viva, MTV) and had uncounted coverages in the print media (Wax Magazine, Spex, Max etc.). His sets at the side of almost all famous Trance-Acts and producers in the electronic music scene underline his worlwide status and international reputation.
About the releases until "trip to Transylvania" all his productions are in collaboration with X-Dream. Also he has various releases on Tip Records, Twisted, Flying Rhino Records, Naja, Superstition, Nova-Tekk., in collaboration as projects like "Organic Noise" with Jan from X-Dream on Tip Records, "ProjektX" with Markus from X-Dream and a project with Spiralkinder, Synchro, Gus Till.
Planet Ben Records is specialised in the genre Psychedelic Trance with a fine filter of so-called style “Full-on” music which is a dynamic and faster sub-genre of psytrance.
Planet Ben also counts to the most innovative labels with releases of “milestone” character like releases by Electric Universe, Overlap, Mekkanikka, Tikal or Planet Ben.
Beside this the label always offered new talents of the scene a chance to enter the psychedelic trance stage to publish their music namely artists like Interactive Noise, Erotic Dream, Patchbay, Ilai or Strange Doctors.
Since end of 2010 when Planet BEN Records was integrated into the Plusquam Labelgroup it signed most of the highly anticipated artists of the scene such as Sesto Sento, Indra, Atomic Pulse, Cosmic Tone, Perplex, Soniq Vision, Dynamic, Sun Project, Twisted Reaction and many more.