"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
To mark the Summer Solstice 2019. Cathor Ghall is an old name for Stonehenge. It developed into English as the word for cathedral. For the cathedral of trees and all living beings.
A new piece, created in July 2018. InsideOutside is a work in sound and is presented here as a multi media set incorporating art and poetry in a numbered edition of 24. Original art, enamel and watercolour on high quality paper. CDR of InsideOutside Numbered, handwritten and signed poem. Also available in an unlimited digital edition.
New 30 minute piece of music recorded on location at Lodge Hill and completed and produced in Christchurch, March 2017. Matthew Shaw - Piano, guitar, harmonica, field recordings, Kaossilator. Many thanks to Miles King & People Need Nature A full piece about the place that inspired and informed this music can be found here
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
This Winter Solstice I present to you Venus Rosalia. On this shortest day I take myself off to the Welsh countryside of the summer, offering contrast and polarity on this day of darkness and contemplation to prepare to welcome the birth of the new sun and the returning light. Recorded in a valley beneath Moel … Continue reading Venus Rosalia
Texture, colour Swaying, tidal Waves, energy Ever present Something, no thing Eternal present Recorded Beltane 2015 by Matthew Shaw in Christchurch, Dorset. Matthew Shaw - Voice and Melotron https://vimeo.com/126613841