Will Schube takes a look at "The Highest Flood," the latest track from Forest Swords.
Forest Swords & Thor’s Stone September 30, 2013
Forest Swords: Thor’s Stone on Nowness.com A good video conjures a variety of different allusions or illusions or makes you want to spew pretentious gibberish on a blog. So “Thor’s Stone” is a great success. It makes me think of that Christian Bale movie where he starved himself to look like Calista Flockhart or maybe […]
Alex Koenig sets if off with his own rhyme. It spelled trouble when Matthew Barnes, the U.K. producer known as Forest Swords, began losing the most crucial one of his five senses. Not long after the release of his debut 2010 EP Dagger Paths, Barnes started suffering from tinnitus, a hearing disorder that caused his […]
After a three year hiatus and the death knell of dubstep ringing from every bass music belfry, Mike Barners re-enters the void. Under the cloak of Forest Swords, his 2010 opus Dagger Swords blended cinematic psych rock with bass music and dub. It wasn’t quite dubstep, but it was in touch with the roots. There […]