Published Aug 07, 2008Concept-heavy sample wizard Matthew Herbert , along with his Big Band, has made his name for over a decade by turning obscure samples into meaningful, celebratory dance songs. Following the themed sound-digging he did with food on 2005s Plat Du Jour, and more recently 2006s Scale and 2007s Score, Herbert is promising a protest record with Theres Me And Theres You.
Set for release on October 28, the record promises to take on war and political corruption, via samples of "70 condoms being scraped along the floor of the British Museum, a match being struck in the Houses of Parliament, one of a 100 nails being hammered into a coffin, vocals recorded at a Kent landfill site, a Kensington branch of McDonalds, a stop and search document issued under the Prevention of Terrorism act, 100 credit cards being cut up and 70 people blowing over water bottles, shaking U.S. election badges and squirting bottles of Britney Spears Curious perfume in the grand entrance hall of the British Museum. Gosh!
There's Me and There's You
01 The Story
04 The yesness
07 The Rich Man's Prayer
11 One Life
12 Just Swing
Matthew Herbert Short Documentary