Matthew Liam Nicholson is a recording artist & composer from Australia, now BASED in California.
his work is grounded in a spiritual mysticism both gritty and ecstatic - his diverse compositions woven together BY a "clear, authorial voice" (Wire).
His music "stretches the ethereality of dream-pop into blissout" (Pitchfork, 8.2) and has been described as "reverent, expansive, magical realist folk music” (Uncut).
His original compositions are featured inTERNATIONALLY IN film, TV & the ARTS - AND his albums revered by DIVERSE music lovers OF PLANET EARTH.
MATTHEW IS CURRENTLY PREPARING MULTIPLE NEW ALBUMS & collaborative works for A NEW STRING OF RELEASES throughout 2024.
“Ambient music can often be theoretical or medicinal; this record is both”
- The Guardian
“Nicholson's music retains a clear authorial voice and purpose offering a series of panoramic variations...”
- The Wire
"Almost impossibly beautiful... pristine folk, field recordings, pop melodies, jazz-like bursts of dissonance and sampled world music intervals,...immediately arresting"
“Fans of The Books, Low, Animal Collective & Broken Social Scene need to hear this densely layered pop masterpiece”
"the raw thrashing of rustic instrumentation treads alongside mercurial, abstract electronics, forging a sublime juxtaposition."
“Angelic textures, dreamy pop songs, aerial drones, sumptuous arrangements and improvisations.....provides a deep sense of well being and soothing freedom. music that is shared between families, between people with similar sensitivity. Masterpiece."
— Rock It To The Moon