Masterclass: Ben Frost and Tim Hecker
Christoffer Berg, Lindblad Studios, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. | | Christoffer Berg started his career mixing modern classic records with the Knife, produced Fever Ray and was the programmer on Depeche Mode’s Delta Machine album. Presently he’s active as a university lecturer, song writer, score composer and producer.
Born in 1980 in Melbourne, Australia, Ben Frost relocated to Reykjavík Iceland in 2005. Working closely with friends Valgeir Sigurðsson and Nico Muhly, he formed the Bedroom Community record label/collective. His albums, including Steel Wound (2003), Theory of Machines (2007) and BY THE THROAT (2009), and A U R O R A (2014), fuse intensely structured sound art with militant post-classical electronic music, shape-shifting physical power... Read More →
When ambient just doesn’t go hard enough on the ambience, fear not. There is always Tim Hecker’s drone. Early in his career, he was known as Jetone and oriented toward techno. But in the mid-2000s Hecker pioneered drone across several albums, such as 2006’s critically acclaimed Harmony in Ultraviolet. Migrating across vistas of distorted, digitally processed pipe organs with Ben Frost resulted in the similarly lauded LP The... Read More →