Ben Frost

The Centre Cannot Hold

£10.99
  • Ben Frost - The Centre Cannot Hold - Drift Records
29th September 2017 / CD & LP / Mute

Ben Frost

The Centre Cannot Hold

£10.99
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 *Limited edition blue vinyl on first run*

The Centre Cannot Hold is the fifth studio album from Ben Frost, recorded over ten days by Steve Albini in Chicago. The music exists not in space, but in a space; it is a document of an event, of a room, and of the composer within it. It is music that is not fully controlled and appears to be anxiously, often violently competing against its creator.

An exercise in limitation and chromatic saturation, The Centre Cannot Hold is an attempt at transcribing a spectrum of glowing ultramarine into sound.

Threshold Of Faith
A Sharp Blow In Passing
Trauma Theory
A Single Hellfire Missile Costs $100,000
Eurydice’s Heel
Meg Ryan Eyez
Ionia
Healthcare
All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated
Entropy In Blue

Format /CD & LP
Released /29th September 2017
Catalogue / CDSTUMM400
Barcode / 5414939952265
Artist / Ben Frost
Label /Mute
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