Matthew Herbert is a musician, artist and writer, whose range of work extends from albums such as bodily functions and ONE PIG to Ivor Novello-nominated film scores (Life in a Day) as well as music for Broadway, TV, games and radio.
He has remixed artists including Quincy Jones, Serge Gainsbourg and Ennio Morricone and worked with acts as diverse as Bjork and Dizzee Rascal.
Herbert is most known for working with sound, turning ordinary ‘found sound’ into electronic music.
His debut play as writer/director, The Hush opened at the National Theatre, and his opera, The Crackle, opened at the Royal Opera House.
Music for theatre includes: Fatherland (Royal Exchange Theatre), Edgar and Annabel (National Theatre), Machinal, Top Girls (Broadway), Drunk Enough to Say I Love You (Royal Court Theatre)
Herbert is an artistic researcher at Canterbury Christ Church University and Director of the New BBC Radiophonic Workshop.