Beshken

Beshken

credit: Ivan Guzman

Originally trained as a jazz guitarist, Beshken first became interested in dance music while djing house parties and clubs in Los Angeles. Heavily influenced by the city's rich, colorful, and diverse sounds, he has cultured his identity, ideology, and musical dexterity with constant artistic and introspective development. Now based in Brooklyn, 21-year-old Ben Shirken creates a lush and effervescent atmosphere of sound by blending elements of electronic music, jazz, and indie rock. Ben’s live show blends electronic and organic elements with custom visuals to create a unique experience, one that delves into the subconscious and reflects his curiosity to combine real world sounds with digital elements.

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Genre: Electronic
Subgenre: Indie Rock
From: New York, NY