https://vimeo.com/340241358 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
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
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
Recorded live at The Centre and the Circle, Thursday 19th September 2019CE. Best listened to at low volume in the gloaming.
"What of the body of life? They are but a flower, a dust, a shadow that fleeth away." Recently I was making recordings across the south downs, around Lewes and the surrounding area of Sussex, guided through the area by Robert Marshall. On driving through Firle I remembered reading about the 'Garden Church' … Continue reading Church of Ferles
At Sea Change festival earlier this year I joined The Pop Group for a one off performance at High Cross House on the Dartington estate. Today Mute announced the re-issue and definitive of the debut from The Pop Group 'Y'. The film above is of the song Savage Sea taken from our perfomance at Sea … Continue reading The Pop Group – Savage Sea
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