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LISTENING MIX // Ben Frost

Australian/Icelandic musician and producer Ben Frost creates music having to do with contrast, repetition, and sensory perception. His sound world exaggerates extremes of frequency, texture, and intensity while drawing influence from classical minimalism, computer music, and punk. Co-presented by the Walker and SPCO, Frost performs at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall (St. Paul) on February […]

Ben Frost, photo: Muzio.fm

Ben Frost, photo: Muzio.fm

Australian/Icelandic musician and producer Ben Frost creates music having to do with contrast, repetition, and sensory perception. His sound world exaggerates extremes of frequency, texture, and intensity while drawing influence from classical minimalism, computer music, and punk. Co-presented by the Walker and SPCO, Frost performs at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall (St. Paul) on February 9.

LISTENING MIX // Ben Frost by Listening Mix on Mixcloud

Ben Frost / O God Protect Me / 0:0
Boards of Canada / Rue the Whirl / 2:56
White Rainbow / Warm Clicked Fruit / 9:40
Arvo Pärt / Variations For The Healing Of Arinushka / 18:42
Ben Frost / Theory of Machines / 23:49
Brian Eno / Music for Airports 1 – 2 / 33:12
Ellen Fullman / Departure / 42:15
Nico Muhly / A Hudson Cycle / 46: 00
Ben Frost / …I Lay My Ear To Furious Latin / 49:30
Worriedaboutsatan / One Down / 58:49
Burial / in mcdonalds / 1:00:45
Loscil / Estuarine / 1:02:52
Grouper / Way Their Crept / 1:11:12
Ben Frost / Leo Needs a New Pair of Shoes / 1:13:48
Steve Reich / Piano Phase / 1:18:50
John Adams / China Gates / 1:37:46

With a  Brechtian balance of illusion and reality, Frost gives a show which is immersive as well as visceral. In addition, he has composed music for film (Campion’s Sleeping Beauty), collaborated with Brian Eno, and performed in the New York Public Library.