I recently contributed to the museum of ecoacoustic phenomena event. I performed a site specific piece incorporating the natural sounds present in the garden of Bournemouth Natural Science Society. An interpretation of both the gardens and exhibition. Inspired by the Egyptian 25th Dynasty mummy, containing Tahemaa. The performance featured guests Robin and Rowan Shaw. listening … Continue reading the museum of ecoacoustic phenomena
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
http://vimeo.com/301846786 As The Shadows Lengthen. From the album Among The Never setting Stars. Released on Blackest rainbow records. Filmed at Boscawen-Un stone circle and Boleigh Fogou, Cornwall.
http://vimeo.com/296700048 Cyclic Song is from the album Among The never Setting Stars. To be released by Blackest Rainbow records in the near future. Filmed in Christchurch Dorset, October 2018. The film is a channeling of layers of Christchurch now while exploring the historic, known and imagined past of this town.
Matthew Shaw & David Loxley "The Sun Represents Reality" Music, cut ups and field recording by Matthew Shaw. The text is made up of lines from three separate talks by David from 2014 - 2016. "The sun represents reality, Night and day are illusions, The sun represents now, Which is the only reality, Learning only … Continue reading The Sun Represents Reality
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
I have an article in the Sept/Oct issue of Resurgence magazine. The article is based around my approach to sound and space and the spirit of place. The magazine can be ordered from The Resurgence Trust It is available as both print magazine and PDF and is also available from many newsagents and shops. Resurgence … Continue reading Resurgence & Ecologist