Matmos: Deconstructing Form and Genre

Electro-acoustic duo Matmos describe how they revived Robert Ashley’s genre-defying opera for television Perfect Lives (Private Parts) in the fifth and final installment of our video series filmed during Big Ears 2017. Drew Daniel and M.C. Schmidt, whose signature sound has been described as “abject and unusual noises yielding weirdly listenable music,” beautifully elaborated on the late composer’s innovative piece. Click here to watch our exclusive interview with Matmos.