Visions

Visions: Benjamin Garcia

  Venezuelan artist Benjamin Garcia (http://www.beng-art.com/) creates textured portraits in oil. His paintings seek to bridge the gap between dream and the waking world. Seeming to be the result of an intuitive and meditative process, his multi-layered technique perfectly render the fragmented transitions between the conscious and unconscious. The images Garcia constructs play with movement,…

Mix Monday

Mix Monday: Roman Flügel on Beats in Space Radio #893

Roman Flügel creates beautiful and intelligent electronic music. Sometimes subtle, sometimes not, nearly always with percussive melodies and percolating beats, Flügel’s sounds influence and inform the future while simultaneously cherishing the past (or perhaps a memory of a past more pure than its reality.) Co-founder of the Ongaku/Klang/Playhouse labels, Flügel is one of the biggest…

Promo Love

Promo Love: Better on Foot – Rare Fruits Vol. 1

Making records that are rare or extraordinary seems hardly an aspiration for many of today’s underground dance labels.  Baltimore’s Better on Foot continues to be a prime exception, with a growing catalogue of beautifully unique and eclectic disco releases. The latest in the series arrives in the appropriately titled Rare Fruits Vol. 1, showcasing fresh new…

Track Tuesday

Track Tuesday: Rex the Dog – Musik Hypnotises (Original Mix)

Rex the Dog is Jake Williams and a dog named Rex.  You may be familiar with Williams’ previous work as JX in the mid 90’s and early 00’s when he had success turning out chart-topping club anthems on labels like Hooj Choons.  Now over a decade later it seems Jake has found a new companion as…