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Ben Frost – By the Throat

August 27, 2010

ben frost by the throatI don’t have much to say right now, except that By the Throat, the latest album by Austro-Icelandic soundscape genius Ben Frost, has blown my mind at work all week.  Instead of spending too much of your time describing what this roiling, aggro, drone-heavy, Tim Hecker-esque masterpiece of menace sounds like, I’ll just let the album art do all the talking.

That’s right: In this instance, at least, a picture’s worth a 700-word blog post, and this album cover looks exactly like how By the Throat sounds.  Which is to say, like a pack of wolves marauding across a floodlit snowdrift.

Which is to say, fucking badass.

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