Ben Lapidus


Ben Lapidus is a songwriter, performer, and sound engineer based in NYC. 

His work has been featured in Billboard, The FADER, Time Out New York, and Popdust.

He stars in and wrote the music/lyrics for Pop Punk High – A Pop Punk Musical.

He is the lead singer/songwriter for the the alternative band Ambler, and the skate-punk band Kill Your Friends.

His company Lapidus Audio creates original music and sound for film and stage.

Ben holds a BFA in Recorded Music from the The Clive Davis Institute at NYU Tisch.



Pop Punk High

Pop Punk High is a new musical celebrating and parodying all things Pop Punk! Ben wrote the music and lyrics, produced the cast recordings, and stars as Derek, the down-on-his-luck loser who dreams of being king of his Pop Punk High School. The show was featured in Billboard, The FADERTime Out New York, Pop Dust, Broadway World, Ludus NYC and more, garnering attention from the pop punk scene and the theater world alike. Pop Punk High will have its next run Fall 2018 at the Public Hotel.

Explosively good... A tight-knit, well-oiled machine.
If the lyrics weren’t so damned funny, you could easily mistake these tracks for an actual Blink 182 album.
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Ambler is alternative band based in NYC. Ben wrote, produced, engineered and mixed Ambler’s debut album “Orenda Circle” Spring 2015.

For fans of: Death Cab For Cutie,Transit, Brand New, Bon Iver, and Explosions In The Sky.

They have this incredible knack to convey authentic human emotion without having to sacrifice the craftsmanship of songwriting. The heart is on the sleeve, but the hooks are out of this world.

Kill Your Friends

†  nyc skate punk  †



Lapidus Audio

The Perfect Sound. For Your Vision.

Original Music

From Top-40 Pop to Orchestral Underscore to Hip Hop to Commercial Jingles, Lapidus Audio will create the music best suited for any job. Good music is music that serves the project as a whole. Whether it’s film, stage, or an artist’s brand, Lapidus Audio is dedicated to enhancing your creative vision.

Sound Design & Post

From Audio Clean-Up, to Voice Over, to Foley FX, Lapidus Audio provides every facet of post-production sound for picture or stage.

Mixing & Production

Whether your band’s album needs mixing, your single needs a beat, or the melody in your head needs a complete arrangement, Lapidus Audio is here to provide the mixing and production your songs need. Lapidus Audio is here to bring your vision to life.