It’s been a big week of podcast-edits for me, and as well as layering in loads of music (often instrumentals) I’ve been listening to lots of instrumental music even when not editing. There are some new and old favourites here. Something for everyone, hopefully. Five things that I dig at any rate.
Ben Frost A U R O R A Family Ben Frost’s mutant-techno meets drone/ambient has everything from the obvious touchstones (Eno, Apex, NIN) and so much more besides. Because where Frost excels, in a post-Burial world, is in the manipulation of noise, creating sound-blasts that are positively frightening, eerie, macabre, horror-film scores for a drug-tweaked […]
Ben Frost Black Marrow Ben Frost Ben Frost does frightening and hypnotic and frighteningly hypnotic on Black Marrow, another album from the Australian-born, Iceland-based ambient/electronic producer/composer/performer. It’s been a busy few years for Frost, making dance music – as in, actually scoring music for rehearsed dance pieces, creating soundtracks and sound experiments – mostly focussing […]