People Need Nature short films

People Need Nature have decided to share short nature films each day on their Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Miles King CEO of the charity has invited me to provide music for some of the films and also to film while out walking, capturing footage of the spring. Miles thought this could be especially of use … Continue reading People Need Nature short films


  SHIRLEY COLLINS |BRIAN CATLING | MATTHEW SHAW "We're very sorry to announce that Shirley Collins Lodestar band, Brian Catlin and Matthew Shaw are being forced to postpone their two May dates due to Coronavirus/ Covid 19. Tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled dates on the 18th and 19th July, all the other event … Continue reading SHIRLEY COLLINS |BRIAN CATLING | MATTHEW SHAW (New dates)

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