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

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

Tipping Point

Released today is Tipping Point, a project curated by Adrian Newton, Ambrose Seddon & David Rogers. The four pieces that make up the album were recorded live the Literary & Scientific Institute, Bridport on Saturday 6th July 2019. They a taken from a wireless headphone concert of 'live' ecoacoustic works that made up part of the … Continue reading Tipping Point

Among the Never Setting Stars

Among the Never Setting Stars is the debut lp from Dorset based artist Matthew Shaw. Following a series of cd & cdr releases on various labels, home made art editions and a 7" ep on sonic Oyster records. The album contains six brand new ambient pieces. Edition of 250 copies on 'Galaxite Stone' coloured vinyl. … Continue reading Among the Never Setting Stars


On Sunday 24th April at the Priest House Museum, in the center of Wimborne, Dorset I performed a new piece called Panarchy. The piece can be downloaded for free along with other performances from the day here Inspired by the theory in which systems of nature, humans as well as combined human-natural systems are interlinked … Continue reading Panarchy