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
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
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
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
Today marks the release of a new LP from The Membranes. I contributed along with Chris Packham to the track WINTER (THE BEAUTY AND VIOLENCE OF NATURE). The album also features folk singer Shirley Collins, the original punk icon Jordan and Kirk Brandon from Theatre Of Hate. The album is available on LP, CD and … Continue reading The Membranes – What Nature Gives… Nature Takes Away
Liberté, égalité, publicité Hot on the heels of their ‘ART PROVOCATION’ at the request of Banksy for an event at Dismaland, post-punk iconoclasts The Pop Group present a new collaboration with sound art fetishist Matthew Shaw. At Sea Change they will requisition the iconic Brutalist architecture of Dartington’s High Cross House for ‘BLOOD MONEY’, an … Continue reading The Pop Group with Matthew Shaw