Matthew Herbert: The Politics of Listening

September 11 2001

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Exploring the ethical front lines of sound

Matthew Herbert is joined by guests to explore the ethical front lines of sound. What is it acceptable to record and listen to? With live music and recordings, including some made in Manhattan on 11 September 2001.

Matthew Herbert is a DJ, director of the new BBC Radiophonic Workshop and a sound artist who has made music out of bombs exploding, slaughterhouses and more.

Part of a Season of Sound, celebrating the Library’s sound archive. Audio installation supplied by Bowers & Wilkins.

Image by Phil Penman


Name: Matthew Herbert: The Politics of Listening
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £12.00
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