The Rolex music protÃ©gÃ© Ben Frost is on a high these days. The year has been a highly productive one for him, as this Australian composer is busy endorsing his latest album. Ben Frost is an acclaimed musician, composer and producer, his music is versatile and gives the listener a feeling of mysticism and disturbance at the same time. His genre is compelling and beautiful and millions have been mesmerized by it across the globe.
Ben Frost completed his degree in Fine Arts in the year 2005 in Melbourne and soon shifted base to Reykjavik in Iceland. He co-founded a record label company by the name of Bedroom Community herein. At the moment, apart from promoting his own work, Ben Frost is busy writing music for stage shows, films and dance shows.
The Rolex Mentor and ProtÃ©gÃ© Arts Initiativesâ€™ music apprentice, Ben Frostâ€™s style of music is a blend of Classical Minimalism as well as Metal and Punk Rock. In a short span of time, Ben Frost has worked with eminent choreographers like Erna Ã“marsdottÃr, Wayne McGregor and Gideon Obarzanek. His collaborations with these distinguished individuals made him receive great critical acclaim and applause. His musical associations with artists such as BjÃ¶rk, Tim Hecker, Nico Muhly and Amiina have made him more well-known and respected. He also has a close association with fellow Icelander Valgeir SigurÃ°sson, who is a composer, engineer and producer himself. Valgeir SigurÃ°ssonâ€™s Green house studio produces a great quantity of Ben Frostâ€™s work.
The Rolex music protÃ©gÃ© Ben Frost is a member of a contemporary arts society, Cicada. This arts society is known to produce audio visual performances and installations on an enormous scale. The intention of this arts society is to focus on the connection between technology and biology. â€œMOB, an exploration of human crowdâ€ is one of the examples of biology and technology intersections drawn forward by Cicada.
In the past, Ben Frost has performed live for audiences in Australia, USA and Europe. His performances are usually guitar oriented. Between 2002-2205, he performed in a live band called â€œSchool of Emotional Engineeringâ€. The band use to perform works from his album with the same name.
Since 2001 till date, the Rolex music protÃ©gÃ©, Ben Frost has donned various hats as a music artist, composer, and producer. He has several tracks under his belt that went on to make records in the music world. Ben Frost is an acclaimed composer in the field of Contemporary Dance and Films. He has collaborated with noted companies like Chunky Move from Australia and the Icelandic Dance Company. He even got a Helpman Acadamy award nomination for Mortal Engine, a Chunky Move production. Ben Frostâ€™s association with choreographer and dancer Erna Ã“marsdottÃr is seen as a stellar achievement in his career.
At the moment, Ben Frost is composing music for an upcoming online game, World of Darkness.Â Along with this project he is also associated with several other projects for music and films. He is reworking on Tarkovskyâ€™s Solaris and is composing music for â€œFlesh in the Age of Reasons,â€ a Random Dance Production.