Ben Frost
The Centre Cannot Hold
Mute Records
LP (color)
blue vinyl
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1Threshold Of Faith 6:35
2A Sharp Blow In Passing 5:13
3Trauma Theory 4:43
4A Single Hellfire Missile Costs $100,000 0:12
5Eurydice's Heel 5:07
6Meg Ryan Eyez 2:51
7Ionia 6:49
8Healthcare 3:32
9All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated 8:16
10Entropy In Blue 6:43

The Centre Cannot Hold was 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.