Track List

Threshold of Faith

Eurydice’s Heel (Hades)

Threshold of Faith (Your Own Blood)

All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated (Albini Swing Version)

The Beat Don’t Die In Bingo Town

All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated (Lotic Remix)

Mere Anarchy

Threshold of Faith

Ben Frost - Threshold of Faith (EP - 12" Vinyl)
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Record Label: Mute

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Description

The music of Ben Frost is about contrast; influenced as much by Classical Minimalism as by Punk Rock and Metal, Frost’s throbbing guitar-based textures emerge from nothing and slowly coalesce into huge, forbidding forms that often eschew conventional structures in favor of the inevitable unfoldings of vast mechanical systems. The Australia-born, Iceland-based composer has written scores for dance companies, soundtracked films, and collaborated with visual artists and poets with his most recent work being the soundtrack to Pivot/Sky Atlantic’s television series Fortitude.

Recorded with legendary producer and engineer Steve Albini (Big Black, Shellac, Nirvana, Pixies, The Breeders), this EP is the first new music from Frost since the release of 2014’s A U R O R A, an album that received wide acclaim and was listed by many publications as one of the best albums of that year.

The music on this EP is able to maintain a sense of spaciousness amid the feedback. It’s like walking over crystalline plains and suddenly falling into a pit. This is music that makes your innards move, hiss, and shake.