Tagged: Ben Frost


Ben Frost on Making an Album in DR Congo: “It was a way of stepping outside the holes I dug for myself.”

How the Iceland-based composer got his groove back recording with diesel generators in Central Africa When Australia-born, Iceland-based experimental composer Ben Frost journeyed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to work on a video … read more »

POSTED May 19, 2014 2:02PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: Nico Muhly’s Double-Sided Brain

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED July 20, 2012 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Nico Muhly, “Part II: Material in a Handsome Stack” MP3

With his trilogy of Drones EPs, Nico Muhly—the prolific young composer and past collaborator with Philip Glass, Grizzly Bear and Usher—explores continuous sound combined with three instruments: piano, viola and violin. The second EP, Drones … read more »

POSTED July 10, 2012 1:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Unsound Festival New York Freaked Us Out

Unsound Festival New York opened officially last night at Lincoln Center. It’s America’s second take on the Polish festival Unsound, a week of concerts, panels and sound laboratories curated vaguely around everything experimental, famously bridging … read more »

POSTED April 7, 2011 1:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,