The latter half of the 1990's were spent playing in conjunction
with Inge's mandolin playing, and then, together with
various members of the nomadic Dongas Tribe,
in West Cornwall.
Between 2001 and 2007, Matthew has been based in Exeter, heavily
involved in the local improvisational collective Children
of the Drone. He now spends most of his time in East Kent, but still drops by for occasional COTD sessions.
In the spring of 2005, having returned from a 'musical
adventure', playing and recording with friends in England,
Ireland, France, Spain and Belgium, he launched an 'audio-blog'
called The Spring. This documents all of his current
musical activity, but the ongoing project has also involved
cleaning up and archiving various lo-fi recordings from
his past, mostly under the name A Tiny Window.
In 2006, he started a semi-improvisatory trio in Exeter with Henry
and Keith from Children of the Drone, called
Lately, the music has slowed down somewhat, as he has been busy working on a trilogy of psychedelically-informed books
on the nature of mathematical reality – Secrets of Creation vol. 1: The Mystery of
the Prime Numbers finally came out in mid-June 2010, a few days after
his 40th birthday.