Leipzig by Matthew Herbert

Matthew Herbert, also known as HerbertDoctor RockitRadio BoyMr. VertigoTransformer,Wishmountain, is a British electronic musician. He often takes sounds from everyday items to produce electronic music. In 1998, Herbert issued Around the House, which mixed dance beats, sounds generated by everyday kitchen objects, and vocals. By the late Nineties, Herbert was remixing tracks for dance artists likMoloko Motorbass, Alter Ego, and others. In 2005, he released a record entitled Plat Du Jour, a record made entirely from objects and situations in the food chain. He recorded beneath the sewers of Fleet Street, with Vietnamese coffee beans, inside industrial chicken farms, drove a tank over a recreation of the dinner that Nigella Lawson cooked for George Bush and Tony Blair, and recorded 3500 people biting an apple at the same time. The track entitled The Final Meal of Stacey Lawton was made in collaboration renowned chef Heston Blumenthal.

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