Merseysider matthew barnes initially piqued interest in his forest swords material with 2010s dagger paths ep, an eerie set possessed of considerable promise. Forest swords fastapproaching debut album very nearly never came to be. Engravings is the debut album by english music producer matthew barnes under the stage name forest swords. Matthew barnes, it seems instead appropriate as the highest compliment. The limited lp is available for purchase at the oesb shoppe. Buy the machine air original film soundtrack by forest swords on bleep. The music business may be mainly about downloads these days, but a decent album cover design remains vital to the success of a new release, and a recent revival in vinyl has guaranteed a future for the discipline. Thors stone by forest swords free listening on soundcloud. Engravings follows 2010s dagger paths ep as the first fulllength album from producer matthew barnes. On forest swords 2010 ep dagger paths, the web of dub, psych, dance, and drone spun by uk producer matthew barnes felt instantly singular. Forest swords hugely acclaimed debut ep, dagger paths, was a minor revelation when it appeared in 2010. Matthew barnes, known by his stage name forest swords, is an english music producer and. Aug 20, 20 forest swords fastapproaching debut album very nearly never came to be.
Browse and download any torrent from the category audio. Carrie battan talks with uk producer matthew barneswho makes ominous, skulking music as forest swordsabout his mary j bligeinspired lifestyle philosophy, reading rza, listening to the. Sure, we have heard songs like ljoss and thors stone before, but hardly ever done so well and with this much detail and heart. Forest swords is one producer, matthew barnes, from the wirralliverpool, uk. Uniquely, engravings was mixed on headphones outdoors on thurstaston. Engravings dagger paths ep remastered and extended fjree feather ep. Forest swords the musical guise of matt barnes himself crafted this beautiful set of imagery to accompany his hypnotically repetitive music. Pitchfork designated the album as best new music and said, every song is boldly sensual, and each note has a distinct emotional hue. It is strictly forbidden to share links to albums via file sharing sites magnet, torrent, kingdom leaks etc. Its a hell of a debut, refining an organic sound that is at once nuanced and accessible, innovative and. In these perfectionist times, three years is not such an unreasonably long incubation period for a fulllength album, but after the mouth watering psychrockdub fusion that matthew barnes concocted on his first release as forest swords the immeasurably stellar dagger paths ep his follow up has been one of the truly exciting things to look forward to in music. December 7, 2019 forest swords the machine air original score 2019 december 4, 2019 forest swords the machine air original film soundtrack 2019. A remix of engravings lead track thors stone by dub artist lee scratch perry was posted online in november 20.
This album features in the top ten albums of 20 matthew barnes, aka forest swords, brought together one of the more brilliant eps in recent memory in the form of 2010s dagger paths released through no pain in pop, and his debut full length for brooklynbased tri angle records was no less spectacular. Aug 27, 20 on forest swords 2010 ep dagger paths, the web of dub, psych, dance, and drone spun by uk producer matthew barnes felt instantly singular. When people borrow gertrude steins notorious phrase there is no there there, their meaning is usually pejorative. Engravings is the perfect sequel, cementing his knack. Forest swords the machine air original film soundtrack. Engravings is the eagerly awaited debut album by forest swords. Mixmag named engravings their album of the month for august 20 and praised it as one of the most inventive albums of the year. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Three years later, engravings is forest swords first ever album, but as far as second releases go, the young artist beats a potential sophomore slump with unassuming ease. Forest swords engravings 2016, gold with black marble. While lossy media files help save harddrive space, lossless media files such as flac offer cd quality audio. Forest swords site with tour dates, video, music, webstore, vinyl and more.
Atmospheric electronic music is a rarity these days, so when bands like forest swords come along it tends to set a new standard for what is acceptable. Engravings, his first fulllength, evokes a grayness of place so completely that it is utter, that there is no there there because there is only there there. While electronics and experimentation have long been a part of the projects music, much of forest swords previous releases have had a distinctly oldworld, almost ancient, sensibility to them more marching into battle than march of progress. Albums include engravings, compassion, and dagger paths. Browse and download any torrent from the category audio flac. Cue forest swords, experimental electro project of matthew barnes, whose 2010 ep dagger paths netted wide critical acclaim and several yearsend best of spots. Mac millerwatching movies with the sound off 20 flac delux. Gathering by forest swords, released 17 september 20 includes unlimited streaming via the free bandcamp app, plus highquality download in mp3, flac and more.
The break seems to have done them some good, because monsters exist contains some material thats every bit as. Composed as a response to the current state of the world as seen through his eyes, compassion is a perfectly formed transmission from the midpoint between ecstasy and melancholy, a call to arms for. We encrypt all traffic involving personal data with industrystandard ssl certificates and we are also pci compliant meaning that we follow all current data security standards and undergo weekly scans monitoring our security status. Advertised as limited to 500 foilstamp numbered copies on vinyl me, please website, but individual numbering can be higher than 500. Experience a most exquisitely articulated darkness. Forest swords visits from oesb future sound on vimeo. Stream thors stone by forest swords from desktop or your mobile device. Its an album that has facets from across the spectrum of experimental electronic music but, in the hands of the masterful sonic auteur matthew barnes, forest swords music sounds triumphantly singular. Forest swords compassion ninja tune bleep your source for independent music download mp3, wav and flac, buy vinyl, cd. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology. Compassion by forest swords, released 05 may 2017 1. Psychedelic, experimental, ambient, electronic forest. Get the best of clash on your iphone download the app here.
Previously the track the highest flood was released as a standalone digital single. Aug 26, 20 listen to your favorite songs from engravings by forest swords now. Compassion is the followup to 20s critically lauded debut engravings and released via ninja. Compassion is the followup to 20s critically lauded debut engravings and released via ninja tune. Feb 16, 2016 advertised as limited to 500 foilstamp numbered copies on vinyl me, please website, but individual numbering can be higher than 500.
Its a hell of a debut, refining an organic sound that. Welcome to the world of lossless music as you may know, mp3 files are lossy, meaning they lose digital information in the process of being compressed into a smaller file size. Forest swords, aka acclaimed merseysidebased producer matthew barnes, returns with his eagerly anticipated new fulllength record. Clash gives a double thumbs up to the exquisitely articulated darkness of the first forest swords album, engravings, released. The project of producergraphic designer matthew barnes, forest swords fashions hiphopinspired beats with atmospheric samples and evocative guitar work into dreamlike tracks that evoke the windy. Carrie battan talks with uk producer matthew barneswho makes ominous, skulking music as forest swords about his mary j bligeinspired lifestyle. Engravings by forest swords, released 17 september 20 1. Ive been listening to it a lot since i downloaded it. The second forest swords album, compassion, was released on 5th may 2017, with a video and streaming single release of lead track arms out and a set of worldwide festival and headline tour dates. The weight of gold by forest swords free listening on.
Compassion, the followup to 20s critically lauded debut engravings, will be released on 5th may 2017 via ninja tune. Forest swords the machine air original score 2019 hi. But then, silence the reason for the hiatus being that barnes was experiencing significant hearing problems. Aug 26, 20 forest swords hugely acclaimed debut ep, dagger paths, was a minor revelation when it appeared in 2010. Taken from debut album engravings out now through tri angle records. The hartnoll brothers return with their tenth studio album, having set aside their musical differences following a period of reflection. Dagger paths is olde english spelling bees very latest homemade atmospheric artdub release, comprised of remastered versions forest swords various outofprint cassettes. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that supports mp3, even on your ipod. Stream the weight of gold by forest swords from desktop or your mobile device. Compassion is the highly anticipated return of forest swords, following his stunning tri angle album engravings one of our top 10 albums of 20. Built around samples of his own voice and that of brighton act anneka, and mixed in the wirral countryside, it evokes the peculiar terrain of the wirral peninsula itself. Aug 21, 20 forest swords is one producer, matthew barnes, from the wirral, liverpool, uk. Debut album engravings was released through tri angle records on 26 august 20.803 626 391 1546 633 670 813 95 58 959 698 745 1473 327 1194 1491 1417 910 595 7 1135 1482 1397 307 1246 189 1317 1330 101 1012 1065 1278 1448