5.5 Questions for Matt Barbier

Matt Barbier / sound. at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook: Mural (photo by Don Lewis)

1. What led you to the kind of work you make now?

A lot of things. One of the big ones is my non-music job. I do a lot of woodworking and machining, because of that I’ve spent a lot of time with earplugs in. I’ve started to notice this pleasant difference in hearing between what is close to me [the sounds in my ears] and the sounds outside of my earplugs. It’s made me very interested in how a…