Benjamin Stefanski, best known by his recording alias Raffertie, is a British composer, producer, and songwriter. A classically trained multi-instrumentalist, he studied Classical & Contemporary Music Composition at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, graduating in 2010. He received initial acclaim for his experimental electronic recordings, released via seminal imprint Planet Mu, signing to Ninja Tune in 2011. His debut artist album ‘Sleep Of Reason’ (2013) was championed by Mary Anne Hobbes and critically lauded by The Wire, Pitchfork and Drowned In Sound.

Raffertie’s original songs have been featured in a number of films, television shows and trailers, including The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power, Elysium, Maleficent, American Horror Story, and Marco Polo. His electronic dexterity and classic song writing sensibility have seen him become known for the enigmatic, emotive sound he has developed throughout his work as a composer. Raffertie has scored multiple film projects including One Way starring Machine Gun Kelly and Kevin Bacon for Saban Films, Zone 414 directed by Andrew Baird for Saban Films and Paramount Pictures, and Bull directed and written by Paul Andrew Williams.

Raffertie was notably tapped by Michaela Coel to write original music for the critically acclaimed, award-winning series I May Destroy You for HBO and BBC One. He has also scored both seasons of the action spy drama series Alex Rider for Amazon and Sony Pictures Television, the ITV/Amazon drama series Strangers, episodes of BBC’s Top Gear and the virtual reality game Arca’s Path (Dream Reality Interactive/Rebellion. Up next for Raffertie is The Continental, the highly anticipated ‘John Wick’ prequel series produced by Lionsgate for Peacock.

Raffertie’s early ventures into the world of composition included EA Sports SSX and BBC Panorama. He has composed original music for advertisements including Daniel Wolfe’s Colourless Future, Nissan Embrace The Myth and Channel 4’s award winning Born Risky campaign and has scored editorial and fashion films for brands including Vogue, Nike, Google and Gucci.