Ben Frost (born 1980) is an Australian composer and producer. He is based in Reykjavík, Iceland. Frost composes minimalist, instrumental and experimental music.
His albums include: Steel Wound (2003), School of Emotional Engineering (as part of the band School of Emotional Engineering) (2004) Theory of Machines (2007) and By The Throat (2009), Sólaris (with Daníel Bjarnason) (2011), and Aurora (2014). He has collaborated with contemporary dance companies Chunky Move, the Icelandic Dance Company and the British choreographer Wayne McGregor. He composed the music for Wayne McGregor's 2010 work FAR.
Frost co-composed with Daníel Bjarnason, Music for Solaris, which was inspired by both Stanislaw Lem's original novel and the 1972 Tarkovsky film Solaris. It was performed by Frost, Bjarnason and Sinfonietta Cracovia. He composed the music for the films, Sleeping Beauty, In Her Skin the Icelandic drama The Deep and the 2015 british television series "Fortitude".
In 2013, in his first directorial role, he premiered a critically acclaimed music-theatre adaptation of the Iain Banks novel The Wasp Factory.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license