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Forest Swords is one producer, Matthew Barnes, from the Wirral, Liverpool, UK. A unique blend of jagged hip-hop and R&B beats, looping guitar lines and manipulated samples, his evocative and emotional music reflects the sprawling Wirral landscape of river, coastland and woodland with all the haunting melodies of nearby city Liverpool’s enviable pop history.

His studio EP – 2010′s ‘Dagger Paths’ – received huge critical…

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  • Que coisa incrível
  • discovered him just yesterday. amazing introspective music
  • engravings is perfect pls show us more of your production soon, you are good af
  • amazing
  • does something similar exists ?
  • i agree with kazzosed
  • awesome live performance on avant art in wroclaw
  • I don't think anyone captures a particular atmosphere in their music quite like Barnes does with Forest Swords. Maybe it's only me but when I search through the related or similar artists nothing ever quite matches what I'm looking for. He could release an album a week and I'd be in heaven.
  • v i don't think it was released in that other way you're looking for. everywhere i look at, it's always the same, that megatrack.
  • does anyone know where I can get a copy of the remixtape off the bonus disc of Dagger Paths where all the tracks are split into their own respective parts instead of all being shoved together into one megatrack? I've been looking for a while but haven't found anything.

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