Frost’s European tour continues this week and he returns to England in November for the first tour since the release of his acclaimed album, A U R O R A. Beginning on 10 November in Brighton, the tour includes a headline London show at St Johns in Hackney with support from legendary avant-garde minimalist composer Tony Conrad on 13 November.
Ben Frost has revealed Regis’ Self Medication Edit of Nolan, taken from the forthcoming EP, V A R I A N T, out on limited edition vinyl and download on 8 December 2014.
In addition to techno producer Regis, the V A R I A N T EP features mixes from Evian Christ (listen here: http://bit.ly/1s7H1nu), HTRK (listen here: http://bit.ly/1tjlAzd), Hood by Air affiliated experimental artist Dutch E Germ (previous remix credits inc. Fatima Al Qadiri and Mas Ysa) and raster-noton recording artist Kangding Ray.
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 :: L I V E
6 Nov –ClubToClub–Torino, ITALY- clubtoclub.it/2014-en
7 Nov –RomaEuropa Festival–Rome, ITALY- romaeuropa.net/
8 Nov –Time Zones, Bari–ITALY- www.timezones.it/
10 Nov – The Haunt, Brighton – http://www.thehauntbrighton.
11 Nov – Thekla, Bristol – http://www.theklabristol.co.uk
12 Nov – Capsule, Birmingham – http://bit.ly/1xL0HzA
13 Nov – St John at Hackney Church, London – http://stjohnsessions.co.uk/
14 Nov – Gorilla, Manchester – http://www.thisisgorilla.com
15 Nov – Howard Assembly Room at Opera North, Leeds – http://bit.ly/1llrZIr
20 Nov – Le Guess Who? Festival–Utrecht, THE NETHERLANDS- leguesswho.nl/
21 Nov – St. Ghetto Festival–Bern, SWITZERLAND- http://www.dampfzentrale.ch/
22 Nov – Electro-Mechanica Festival, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
23 Nov – Pipl Club, Moscow, RUSSIA – http://piplclub.ru/
6 Dec – Novas Frequências–Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL – http://novasfrequencias.com/
11 Jan – Sydney Festival–Sydney Opera House, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
15 Jan – Mona Foma Festival–Hobart, TASMANIA
5 Feb– HiFi Bar–Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
A U R O R A, performed by Ben Frost with guests Greg Fox, Shahzad Ismaily and Thor Harris, was 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.