:: Nothing but brilliant and enthralling!
Forest Swords is the stage moniker of Liverpool-based music producer and artist Matthew Barnes from Wirral, UK. It’s a been a while since he stepped on stage of music business with his fantastic and acclaimed debut EP Dagger Paths, released in 2010. And now, his hugely awaited debut full-length is finally here. The first Forest Swords LP is entitled Engravings and was released in the UK and Europe on August 26, 2013 via Tri Angle Records. US release will follow on September 17. But the North Americans of you don’t have to worry, the record is already streaming worldwide and in its entirety over at Pitchfork Advance. Give it a listen as soon as it’s available over there. Listen below to the first track unveiled off Engravings, Thor’s Stone, and to the incredible The Weight of Gold above. Forest Swords will head out for worldwide gigs and live shows in September. Check out the entire schedule below.
02. Thor’s Stone
03. Irby Tremor
05. The Weight Of Gold
06. An Hour
07. Anneka’s Battle
09. The Plumes
10. Friend, You Will Never Learn
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Sat 21 Sep 2013 // Budapest, Hungary // Electrify Series Vol II. @ Trafó
Fri 27 Sep 2013 // Paris, France // La Trabendo (with Oneohtrix Point Never)
Sat 28 Sep 2013 // London, UK // Unsound Festival @ Corsica Studios
Thu 17 Oct 2013 // Krakow, Poland // Unsound Festival
Mon 28 Oct 2013 // Melbourne, Australia // ATP Release The Bats Festival
Sat 09 Nov 2013 // Turin, Italy // Club To Club Festival
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
music OMH − Forest Swords – Engravings