Ben Frost’s V A R I A N T EP is now available on both limited edition vinyl and digital formats via Mute in North America. V A R I A N T features remixes from techno producer Regis, Evian Christ, HTRK, Hood by Air affiliated experimental artist Dutch E Germ, and raster-noton recording artist Kangding Ray.
Listen to V A R I A N T here.
Listen to and share the Kangding Ray remix below:
V A R I A N T :: EP TRACKLISTING
Venter – Evian Christ TF 12” Mix
Venter – Dutch E Germ Remix
Venter – HTRK Remix
No Sorrowing – Kangding Ray Remix
Nolan – Regis Self Medicating Edit
Ben Frost has also announced a series of special performances at various festivals across the globe, including a newly added date in Mexico. Full details below.
BEN FROST :: L I V E
15 Jan: Hobart, TAS – Mona Foma Festival
5 Feb: Melbourne, AUS – HiFi Bar
21 Mar: Guadalajara, MEX – Mute Mexico @ Punto de Encuentro Festival
24 Mar: Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre
31 Mar- 5 Apr: Iowa City, IA – Mission Creek Festival
27-29 Mar: Knoxville, TN – Big Ears Festival
Original track “Venter” is taken from A U R O R A, Ben Frost’s critically acclaimed 2014 release, performed with guests Greg Fox, Shahzad Ismaily and Thor Harris, and largely written in Eastern DR Congo where Frost was working with Richard Mosse and Trevor Tweeten on the Deutsche Börse prize winning installation, The Enclave.
PRAISE FOR A U R O R A
#1 Avant Album of 2014 – Rolling Stone
#19 Best Album of 2014 – Stereogum
“Venter” Named One of 2014’s Favorite Songs – NPR Music
#21 Best Album of 2014 – Washington Post
#48 Best Album of 2014 – SPIN
#17 Best Album of 2014 – PopMatters
#23 Best Album of 2014 – Exclaim!