Ben Trokan – Graduate

Ben is a founding member, singer, songwriter, arranger, and keyboardist for the band Robbers on High Street. The Robbers released their first album for New Line Records in 2005 entitled Tree City, produced by Peter Katis (The National, Interpol). After touring extensively with Hot Hot Heat, Cake, Fountains of Wayne, and Brendan Benson in support of Tree City, the Robbers went to Los Angeles in 2006 to record their second effort for New Line called Grand Animals, produced by Daniele Luppi (John Legend, Gnarls Barkely, Danger Mouse). They have subsequently released an EP for New Line entitled The Fatalist and Friends as well as a recent third album entitled Hey There Golden Hair for Engine Room Recordings produced by Ben. Movie Placements of the Robber’s music includes: “Love Underground” in Wedding Crashers, “Debonair” in Fast Food Nation, “Big Winter” in Just Friends, “The Fatalist” in Georgia Rule, and “Season’s Greetings” in Four Christmases. Television placements include: “Bring on the Terror” in The Ghost Whisperer, “Love Underground” in The O.C, “Japanese Girls” in Californication and Six Feet Under, and “You Don’t Stand a Chance” in One Tree Hill andJapanese Girls.