Forest Swords

Forest Swords

Real Name:
Matthew Barnes
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.
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Forest Swords Discography


Forest Swords Engravings (Album) Tri Angle UK 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Forest Swords Fjree Feather E.P. (EP) Not On Label (Forest Swords Self-released) UK 2009 Sell This Version
Forest Swords Dagger Paths E.P. (EP) Olde English Spelling Bee, Olde English Spelling Bee US 2010 Sell This Version
Forest Swords Rattling Cage No Pain In Pop UK 2010 Sell This Version
TJRUTH003 Forest Swords Shrine (Original Dance Score)(12", Ltd, Blu) Dense Truth TJRUTH003 UK 2016 Sell This Version

DJ Mixes

none Forest Swords Forest Swords Mixtape(File, MP3, Mixed, 192) Gorilla vs. Bear none UK 2010
FACT 447 Forest Swords FACT Mix 447(File, MP3, Mixed, 320) FACT Magazine FACT 447 UK 2014


LNA02 Forest Swords Miarches(Cass, Ltd) Leftist Nautical Antiques LNA02 US 2009 Sell This Version
WT002 Forest Swords Glory Gongs(Cass, Ltd, C13) Woven Tones WT002 US 2009 Sell This Version
none Forest Swords Thor's Stone (Lee "Scratch" Perry Remix)(File, WAV, Ltd) Not On Label (Forest Swords Self-released) none UK 2014
Forest Swords Shrine: Original Dance Score Dense Truth UK 2016