Matthew Herbert returns to Wishmountain
Returning to his old moniker, Wishmountain, DJ Matthew Herbert is set to release new album Tesco on 6th August. The record is made purely from sounds recorded from the ten best selling items in Tesco supermarkets, as of a 2012 survey... Track titles such as 'Dairy Milk' and 'Andrex' provide handy hints as to which items the tracks may, possibly be based on.
Alongside this, there will be a digital reissue of his album Wishmountain Is Dead, along with a limited-run 12" vinyl of his minimal-techno classic 'Radio', plus 'Video', which was not on the original recording. There will also be 12" releases of new tracks 'Dairy Milk' and 'Nescafe' (released on July 16th).
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Despite the constant criticism of the website, the layout and the programme release times, Field Day has always had moderate success because of its brilliant line ups. This year was no exception to any of the rules, with brilliant bands such as Phoenix, Caribouand Atlas Sound contrasted with the perennially difficult to use and read website, stages that were too small and too close and the problems with releasing the stage times (no one got the official programme before 9AM, thoug... (continued) [read more]
Eminent electronic producer Matthew Herbert released enduring album Bodily Functions some 11 years ago, a piece of work much-lauded at the time and highly respected since in the house music world. [read more]