Florian Maier-Achen

Florian Maier-Achen is a young landscape photographer born in Cologne, Germany, and now residing in Los Angeles. Maier-Achen's ability to convey dark, apocalyptic feelings in his work transform earthy landscapes and sweeping terrains into things of beauty and terror. His photos are featured in several important public collections including the Denver Art Museum, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Saatchi Gallery in …

Henrik Schwarz: DJ-Kicks

What do James Brown, Marvin Gaye, D’Angelo, and Pharoah Sanders all share with German techno? Surprisingly, on the upcoming richly eclectic DJ-Kicks mix, these and others from the soul archives get German minimal house and techno producer Henrik Schwarz' treatment. Who would have guessed that a guy who makes sparse and moody electronic dance music had so much soul up his proverbial record sleeve? While …