Beacon is from Brooklyn, New York and consists of Thomas Mullarney and Jacob Gossett – who met at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute, where they both were studying art. I came across the track Bring You Back a while back and can’t get it out of my mind. Their sound is a mix of R&B, ambient pop, and eerie country that goes beyond any restrictive genre pigeon holing. Do yourself a favor this Monday and stream their debut album The Ways We Separate below and then pick up their album here.
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Mix of the Month April 2017 — Nico Stojan @ Symbiosis Festival 2016
I spoke with Nico Stojan at my small house in Venice, we sat in my living room and ate carrot pieces and hummus with Heidi Edwards, a photographer from Los Angeles. Read the interview, and tune into the exclusive mix that Nico has gifted the WITNESS THIS readers with!
Mix of the Month March 2017 — compiled by Maymind
When I first heard this set by Leo Maymind/aka Maymind/ex-Spanish Prisoners member, I thought I knew what to expect. I couldn't have been more wrong with my assumption as what I heard was a completely different genre from his earlier projects.
Mix of the Month January 2017 — compiled by Dirty Doering
I owe Velten "Dirty" Doering credit for having provided the soundtrack to some of my wildest nights during the golden age of Berlin's infamous Katerholzig—the successor club to Bar25.