Forest Swords – The Highest Flood

Forest Swords, aka acclaimed Merseyside-based producer Matthew Barnes, returns with his eagerly anticipated new single The Highest Flood, out today via Ninja Tune. One of Barnes’ most urgent tracks to date, layering a thumping, staggered, skeletal beat with deconstructed piano fragments and a hook that sculpts choral samples into a rapturous battle cry. Veering between… Read more »

Forest Swords – The Weight Of Gold

Forest Swords, the alias of elusive Liverpool-based experimental artist Matthew Barnes, dropped another new track from his forthcoming full-length debut,¬†Engravings. The Weight Of Gold is another dark and menacing release, containing an intriguing blend of dark atmospherics with nicely textured ambient soundscapes. The murky, ghost-like vocals that lurk throughout create an eerie listen too. Check… Read more »