Posts tagged "Forest Swords"

We Binged on Red Bull for Seven Nights (and One Day) of Red Bull Music Academy Events

This year marked the third iteration of Red Bull Music Academy Festival, which touches down in New York City for a series of shows almost every…
Harley Brown / May 19, 2015

Forest Swords Visits Israel for Gorgeous ‘The Weight of Gold’ Video

The music of Forest Swords is inspiring in strange ways. Last year's bewitching Engravings album seems just as apt to encourage long bouts of zonked headphone listening…
Chris Martins / February 21, 2014

Forest Swords Birth Dancing Man-Baby in Creepy ‘Thor’s Stone’ Video

England’s Forest Swords released his Engravings LP debut in late August, but the excellent album has delivered a new gift. The first sign that the elusive…
Chris Martins / September 30, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Franz Ferdinand, Neko Case, Puscifer, Volcano Choir, and More

Happy Thursday! Look what we got you: Streams of new albums from Franz Ferdinand, Puscifer, Drumgasm, Forest Swords, and more. Enjoy. 1) Franz Ferdinand, Right…
Kyle McGovern / August 22, 2013

Forest Swords Faces Down Death on ‘Engravings’

Forest Swords’ fast-approaching debut album very nearly never came to be. After releasing 2010’s critically beloved Dagger Paths EP, U.K. producer Matthew Barnes toyed with…
Kyle McGovern / August 20, 2013

Forest Swords Previews ‘Organic’ Debut Album With Measured ‘Weight of Gold’

U.K. producer Matthew Barnes will finally release his long-awaited debut album as Forest Swords on August 26. The 10-track Engravings is on the way via Tri Angle…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

Forest Swords Returns With ‘Thor’s Stone,’ a Wondrous Ball of Beat-Addled Mud

Forest Swords is Liverpool recluse Matt Barnes, a producer specializing in “ancient grinds” who caught some fame (and a Big Pink remix) two years ago…
Chris Martins / June 6, 2013