SHIRLEY COLLINS |BRIAN CATLING | MATTHEW SHAW CHARLESTON, May 2020 2 & 3 May,  Garden and soundscape open from 6pm, 7.30pm start 14+ Under 16s to be accompanied Please be aware the gardens can accommodate only a limited capacity. Those wishing to promenade the grounds may experience a wait to allow the previous group … Continue reading SHIRLEY COLLINS |BRIAN CATLING | MATTHEW SHAW

Rob Knight and the Nightingales of Prime Coppice

Update 27th January I found out this weekend that Rob Knight died recently. It was a great pleasure to spend time with Rob and to document his memories with Kit for this piece. We were planning to record more with together but we still have this. So here it is, in tribute to Rob Knight. … Continue reading Rob Knight and the Nightingales of Prime Coppice

Into The unknown

Out Now! spotify:album:1XtMD9qAH4XHCfG92WlwPW Into The Unknown is the first full album of songs released by Matthew Shaw using his own name, previously using the name Tex La Homa. Also in The Blue Tree with Andrew Paine, 230 Divisadero with Nick Grey & Fougou with Brian Lavelle. Recorded throughout 2019 for a January 2020 release. reading Into The unknown

The Pop Group X Matthew Shaw To celebrate the release this week of the definitive edion of Y by The Pop Group. Originally released in 1979, Y is the unique and essential album from The Pop group. Here is a film by Matthew Shaw of a one off collaboration from this years Sea Change festival featuring collaborative re-workings from Y. … Continue reading The Pop Group X Matthew Shaw

Web of the Green World

Greeting the closing of the year’s cycle. The opening of a new cycle. Born into the dark where all life begins A time for assessing the past. Remembering our Ancestors from whom we have derived our present state of being, credits released October 31, 2019 Written and produced by Matthew Shaw. Cover image photograph of … Continue reading Web of the Green World

Julian Hoffman on the Irreplaceable

Field recordings of Julian Hoffman in Christchurch, Dorset. Recorded by Matthew Shaw on walks from the town centre, to the quay and across Wick meadows to the hillfort and coastline at Hengistbury Head. Julian reflected on the lanscape, atmospheres and environments while reading from Irreplaceable. Words and voice- Julian Hoffman Music, field recording - Matthew … Continue reading Julian Hoffman on the Irreplaceable