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Faust By Mahogany Frog

Faust By Mahogany Frog

By Mahogany Frog

Friday, March 25, 2022
Mahogany Frog
Exchange District Studios
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Faust By Mahogany Frog is an original score set to the eponymous 1926 German silent film. Directed by F. W. Murnau, Faust is widely regarded to be among the greatest films of the silent era. It tells the classic legend of fate and temptation that dates back centuries. In this, their latest offering, Mahogany Frog brings together their collective experience in composition, experimentation, electronics, intense rock & roll, and searing fuzz guitar. Together they weave a dark and diverse score around Faust’s brooding tale of corruption, devastation and redemption.

The music for Faust was initially written and rehearsed over the span of three months, culminating in a premier performance at the Roxy Theatre, a historic atmospheric cinema in Saskatoon. Three more performances in Edmonton, Calgary, and Winnipeg followed. Accompanying the band on this tour was audio engineer Grant Trippel, who later recorded the studio sessions at EDR in February of 2020. 

In the interim, Mahogany Frog worked on their seventh studio record Mahogany Frog In The Electric Universe. Following work on …Electric Universe, the live recordings were revisited and work on Faust began anew. Whereas …Electric Universe was tightly produced...  more


released March 25, 2022

Faust By Mahogany Frog

Produced by: Mahogany Frog

Mahogany Frog is Graham Epp, Jesse Warkentin, Scott Ellenberger and Andy Rudolph
Bass Clarinet on “Crossroads” and “The Mando Glass” played by Dan Moroz

Recorded by:
Grant Trippel at Exchange District Studios
Andy Rudolph at Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 70 Albert Street 
and The ADDA Radiophonic Research Facility, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Live performances recorded by Grant Trippel:
October 27, 2017  |  Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
October 29, 2017  |  Metro Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
October 31, 2017  |  Globe Cinema, Calgary, Alberta
November 2, 2017  |  Park Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Mixed & Mastered by Andy Rudolph at The ADDA Radiophonic Research Facility

Artwork by Parker Thiessen

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