One Pig

The New York Times on Matthew Herbert’s “One Pig” album, which weaves together various noises from the seven-month life of a factory farmed pig:

The album can make even the most committed carnivore squirm.

I’m listening to the album now. A dark and disturbing sound collage, superbly crafted, and relentlessly unpleasant. It’s not something I’ll want to hear a second time. As with everything from The Omnivore’s Dilemma to Eating Animals, there will be a wide variety of responses—with some people deciding the realities of meat production are too troubling to continue supporting. Link.


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