New score for first ever British sci-fi film for the BFI

New score for first ever British sci-fi film for the BFI

Matthew Herbert has created a new soundtrack for the first ever British sci-fi film for the BFI. Matthew Herbert, composer said: A Message from Mars has such a unique visual language, from acting to camera angles, that it has required a different approach to the soundtrack. So many conventions we...
the recording

the recording

  from the 18th september matthew herbert and his band will take up residence in a specially designed studio in the carpentry of the deutsche opera berlin. their goal: to compose, record and mix an album from scratch within a week. we will invite the public and special guests –...
new piece by matthew premiere's friday in oxford

new piece by matthew premiere’s friday in oxford

the debut of matthew’s piece called 20 pianos is at oxford contemporary music festival this friday. it is part of the prs new music biennial and is a piece made out of 20 pianos from around the world, from a prison piano to the queen mother’s piano, from a forgotten,...
matthew on BBC radio 3 talking about his studio

matthew on BBC radio 3 talking about his studio

matthew is a guest on hear and now on saturday 9th may talking about the studio space he works in.  more details, and listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/galleries/p01ws36l
the crackle, matthew's opera opens on saturday

the crackle, matthew’s opera opens on saturday

matthew’s debut opera inspired by the faust myth opens on saturday april 5th at the linbury theatre, royal opera house, covent garden. it features an amazing giant musical instrument built by andy cavortora, a graduate of MIT media lab. audience members will also be invited to leave their phones on...
'The End Of Silence' - conversation with Sebastian Meyer

‘The End Of Silence’ – conversation with Sebastian Meyer

Transcript of a skype conversation between Matthew Herbert and the war photographer  Sebastian Meyer who made the 5 second recording that made up the album ‘The End Of Silence’. This is the image that Sebastian took at the same time the recording was made… MH One of the things that...
hejira album released

hejira album released

the debut album by hejira, produced by matthew herbert is out now on accidental records. The debut album from London four piece Hejira is out now and available on CD, double 12” vinyl and digital formats. The Matthew Herbert produced album ‘Prayer Before Birth’ plays out like an ensemble-piece, a...
matthew herbert quartet UK premiere at London Jazz Festival

matthew herbert quartet UK premiere at London Jazz Festival

matthew herbert and his quartet will present the uk live premiere of their acclaimed album ‘The End of Silence’ at the london jazz festival on november 22nd. more info here: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/matthew-herbert-78722
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New score for first ever British sci-fi film for the BFI

New score for first ever British sci-fi film for the BFI

Matthew Herbert has created a new soundtrack for the first ever British sci-fi film for the BFI. Matthew Herbert, composer said: A Message from Mars has such a unique visual language, from acting to camera angles, that it has required a different approach to the soundtrack. So many conventions we associate with sound and music...
'11th' premiered at présences electroniques, genève

’11th’ premiered at présences electroniques, genève

On friday 21st Nov a new piece ’11th’ was premiered at Présences Electroniques in Genève at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices venue that sits above the river in the city. The piece was performed on the Acousmonium, a 60 speaker sound system designed in the 70s  with loudspeakers of different sizes and shapes arranged with...
the recording

the recording

  from the 18th september matthew herbert and his band will take up residence in a specially designed studio in the carpentry of the deutsche opera berlin. their goal: to compose, record and mix an album from scratch within a week. we will invite the public and special guests – musicians , theorists and politicians...

matthew speaking with john fulljames at SohoCreate

matthew’s speaking alongside john fulljames from the royal opera house at SohoCreate this thursday june 5th in london. details here: https://sohocreate.co.uk/sessions/embracing-the-new/
matthew plays the british library sound archive for boiler room

matthew plays the british library sound archive for boiler room

new piece by matthew premiere's friday in oxford

new piece by matthew premiere’s friday in oxford

the debut of matthew’s piece called 20 pianos is at oxford contemporary music festival this friday. it is part of the prs new music biennial and is a piece made out of 20 pianos from around the world, from a prison piano to the queen mother’s piano, from a forgotten, broken one to the most...
matthew on BBC radio 3 talking about his studio

matthew on BBC radio 3 talking about his studio

matthew is a guest on hear and now on saturday 9th may talking about the studio space he works in.  more details, and listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/galleries/p01ws36l
the crackle, matthew's opera opens on saturday

the crackle, matthew’s opera opens on saturday

matthew’s debut opera inspired by the faust myth opens on saturday april 5th at the linbury theatre, royal opera house, covent garden. it features an amazing giant musical instrument built by andy cavortora, a graduate of MIT media lab. audience members will also be invited to leave their phones on and the chirp app enabled...
matthew speaking at the TATE

matthew speaking at the TATE

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/talks-and-lectures/if-you-had-year-change-something-what-would-you-do matthew is at the TATE today to talk about what he would change given a year.
matthew presents a programme on BBC radio4

matthew presents a programme on BBC radio4

matthew has presented a programme on BBC radio 4 tomorrow called ‘the art of the loop’ it’s on at 10.30 am. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03wgpyg
'The End Of Silence' - conversation with Sebastian Meyer

‘The End Of Silence’ – conversation with Sebastian Meyer

Transcript of a skype conversation between Matthew Herbert and the war photographer  Sebastian Meyer who made the 5 second recording that made up the album ‘The End Of Silence’. This is the image that Sebastian took at the same time the recording was made… MH One of the things that was interesting to me about...
hejira album released

hejira album released

the debut album by hejira, produced by matthew herbert is out now on accidental records. The debut album from London four piece Hejira is out now and available on CD, double 12” vinyl and digital formats. The Matthew Herbert produced album ‘Prayer Before Birth’ plays out like an ensemble-piece, a debut of rare composure that...