…why did we ever come to make music in the first place? The idea that Neanderthals sang their way through the landscape, and that early humans were also accomplished musicians creates a space that is ripe for conjecture…

This is a soundscape composition for the Paleolithic exhibition as part of ORIGINS: In Search Of Early Wales at the National Museum Cardiff. Hear it in the ORIGINS Gallery from from 10-5 Tuesday to Sunday or click on to find out more. A CD of this haunting work is also now available.

This is also a live performance. Four remarkable singers on a journey across the songlines of our ancestors to a point where language and song are joined in the same instinctive breath. In collaboratoin with Rhombus Arts video collective they create a radical space between live performance and video that leads us into the cave of first consciousness.