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Original score for new TV series 'The Beast Must Die'

Original score for new TV series ‘The Beast Must Die’

Matthew has written the music for BBC / ITV’s British television streaming service Britbox’s first original drama production ‘The Beast Music Die‘, starring Cush Jumbo, Jared Harris and Billy Howle. The soundtrack is also available via Herbert’s on Accidental label: smarturl.it/TBMD_OST
New Herbert album 'Musca' announced

New Herbert album ‘Musca’ announced

Matthew Herbert has announced his latest album under the name Herbert. Musca is out October 22 via Accidental Records. Following 1998’s Around the House and 2001’s Bodily Functions, it’s the latest installment of his domestic house album series. It’s led by the first single “The Way” featuring Y’akoto. Give that a listen below. The Way by Herbert feat. Y'akoto The album features guest...
Vinyl reissues of Bodily Functions and Around The House

Vinyl reissues of Bodily Functions and Around The House

‘Classic albums’ may be an overused term but is entirely warranted here with the announced reissues of this pair of house music long-players from Matthew Herbert’s extensive back catalogue, getting a release on triple vinyl his own Accidental label. 2001’s much celebrated ‘Bodily Functions’ has appeared in many Album Of The Decade lists, whilst 1998’s...
You're Welcome Here (Brexit Edition)

You’re Welcome Here (Brexit Edition)

In 2019 on their album ‘The State Between Us’ The Matthew Herbert (Brexit) Big Band asked ’What does Brexit sound like?’. It was recorded over 2 years with more than 1000 musicians and singers. Fast forward to 2021 and post-Brexit as musician’s face crippling costs and admin to work in Europe, they release a new...
Premiere of two new pieces performed by the London Sinfonietta

Premiere of two new pieces performed by the London Sinfonietta

King’s Place hosted a socially distanced concert (on the eve before England’s second lockdown) which saw the premiere of two new compositions by Matthew: Pianissimo and The Melt, the latter a collaboration with a group of young musicians from North London. The London Sinfonietta also performed the piece More, More, More which Matthew wrote in...
Score for new film: DIS[INTEGRATION]

Score for new film: DIS[INTEGRATION]

Matthew has created the score for an important new film DIS[INTEGRATION] from film maker Smriti Keshari which captures every Trump headline from Trump’s inauguration until the 2020 US election in the New York Times. Find out more at headlinesarefrontlines.art
'Honour' score for ITV dramatisation of the murder of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod

‘Honour’ score for ITV dramatisation of the murder of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod

Matthew has written the score for a new two part drama for ITV starring Keeley Hawes that looks at the tragic ‘honour’ killing of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod. Available to watch on the ITV hub: https://www.itv.com/hub/honour/2a7534
'Schwanengesang' Schubert’s final song cycle… re-imagined

‘Schwanengesang’ Schubert’s final song cycle… re-imagined

Matthew has contributed to a new project ‘Schwanengesang’, a re-imagining of Schubert’s final song cycle for Pin Drop / United We Stream. The project is raising funds for the disaster in Beirut. More: https://www.berlin-buehnen.de/en/schedule/schwanengesang/events/228116/ MATTHEW HERBERT // KIM-LILLIAN STREBEL AND SETH TROXLER // SAM BOWER TAREK YAMANI // ARTISTS FROM NICO AND THE NAVIGATORS // BORN...
'In Black & White' a piece for orchestra and printer

‘In Black & White’ a piece for orchestra and printer

New composition ‘In Black and White’ for orchestra and printer. Premiered in Frankfurt performed by HR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Baldur Bronnimann
Homemade - 'Algoritmo' for Netflix anthology series

Homemade – ‘Algoritmo’ for Netflix anthology series

Matthew has written the music for director Sebastián Lelio’s short film Algoritmo for Netflix anthology series Homemade: following stories during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of short films created by 18 directors including Kristen Stewart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Paolo Sorrentino, Rachel Morrison and Gurinder Chadha
Noughts + Crosses - Composition for BBC

Noughts + Crosses – Composition for BBC

Matthew has created the score for the BBC’s new adaption of Malorie Blackman’s 2001 novel, ‘Noughts + Crosses’. The story is set in an alternate world in which issues of race have been flipped, meaning that white people are oppressed by the black ruling class. Starring Jack Rowan, Masali Baduza, Paterson Joseph and Stormzy, the...
Music for 'Shoe Lady' - Royal Court Theatre

Music for ‘Shoe Lady’ – Royal Court Theatre

The curtains are falling, her foot is bleeding, and she’s starting to feel a little overwhelmed. But all will be well in the world once she finds that missing shoe. Matthew in once again back working with London’s Royal Court Theatre. This time he has composed the music for E.V. Crowe’s new production, ‘Shoe Lady’....