Matthew Herbert between the wars

Matthew Herbert is one of the most controverse composer in „experimental” pop music. He produced i.e. Roisin Murphy or Björk, but he relased by himself records where he for example mangling samples of a new born pig or a sample of a dying chick. Then he suprised with a range of house like dance records. But you always hear in his compositions a research for the way to the exit of listening „standards“. That’s some of the reasons the wrote a manifesto where he is limiting himself to a certain way of working and approaching. In this 50 min interview you can see his struggle between paying the bill and go agaist the corrupt system we live in….

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