Album Review: Forest Swords - Engravings

Album Review: Forest Swords - Engravings

Tuesday 15th October, 2013 10:37AM

Three years after his initial burst of critically loved EPs for No Pain In Pop and Olde English Spelling Bee, English producer Forest Swords (Matthew Barnes) returns with Engravings, his debut album.

Released via the equally critically loved Tri-Angle Records, Engravings finds Forest Swords folding together musical motifs and gestures drawn from the spaghetti western soundtracks of Ennio Morricone and the slanted US art-RnB of the late 90s/early 2000s, while also paying homage to post-punk, shoegaze rock, experimental composition, non-western folk music and dub production techniques.....


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