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...
nx records pop up shop

nx records pop up shop

accidental’s sister label in collaboration with goldsmiths college, nx records, has opened a pop up record shop in new cross, south london. the shop is open wednesday through to saturday, has weekly instore gigs and industry talks, and is selling all manner of vinyl, CDs, tapes, floppy discs and synthesizers...
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

matthew in conversation with gilles peterson on the BBC

you can hear matthew talk a bit about what he’s up to and play some new music on gilles peterson’s show on BBC radio 6 here
a new play by matthew at the national theatre

a new play by matthew at the national theatre

matthew has developed and devised a new play, alongside dramaturg ben power and the cast, which will premiere on july 17th at The Shed, part of the national theatre on the south bank. it’s a play about sound and tickets are now on sale. http://theshed.nationaltheatre.org.uk/events/the-hush#.UZ0dwCt4Ymw more info soon.  
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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...
nx records pop up shop

nx records pop up shop

accidental’s sister label in collaboration with goldsmiths college, nx records, has opened a pop up record shop in new cross, south london. the shop is open wednesday through to saturday, has weekly instore gigs and industry talks, and is selling all manner of vinyl, CDs, tapes, floppy discs and synthesizers full of independent music. for...
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

matthew in conversation with gilles peterson on the BBC

you can hear matthew talk a bit about what he’s up to and play some new music on gilles peterson’s show on BBC radio 6 here
a new play by matthew at the national theatre

a new play by matthew at the national theatre

matthew has developed and devised a new play, alongside dramaturg ben power and the cast, which will premiere on july 17th at The Shed, part of the national theatre on the south bank. it’s a play about sound and tickets are now on sale. http://theshed.nationaltheatre.org.uk/events/the-hush#.UZ0dwCt4Ymw more info soon.  

the launch of NX records, a collaboration with goldsmith’s university

we’re excited to announce the launch of a new collaboration between matthew, accidental records and goldsmith’s university on a university-based, student-led record label called NX records. http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/05/08/hear-the-sounds-of-goldsmiths-college%E2%80%99s-new-label-nx-records/ the first release is a free mixtape you can download here: www.nxrecords.co.uk  

the end of silence

matthew has a new album out on june 24th called the end of silence. it’s made out of just one 10 second recording of a bomb exploding in libya. some info and mini review here: http://pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/15349-part-1/

BBC innovations

matthew has done the music for a new BBC campaign around innovation. see it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2013/bbc-innovation.html it was recorded with the goldsmith’s vocal ensemble.