#1 El Huervo - An Interview with Beard from Hotline Miami

from The Benny Smiles Podcast by Benny Smiles



El Huervo (aka Beard aka Niklas Åkerblad) is an award nominated video game artist and music producer, and the inspiration for the character Beard from Hotline Miami.

We talk music, video game art, meditation, and finding balance on the first episode of The Benny Smiles Podcast.

Find out more at elhuervo.com

View the video version of our chat at youtu.be/pK9I6kW1WX0


from The Benny Smiles Podcast, released September 26, 2020


all rights reserved



Benny Smiles London, UK

Benny Smiles is an Irish synthwave producer based in London.

“When We Touch” marks Benny's fourth release. It follows the "Hotline Miami 2 EP”, which is featured in the cult video game Hotline Miami 2 and in Spotify’s Retrowave / Outrun editorial playlist, both of which have helped to garner an international audience and more than 5 million streams of the EP across various platforms. ... more

contact / help

Contact Benny Smiles

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this track or account