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DJ-Kicks (DJ Mix)
Shrine (Original Dance Score)
Dagger Paths (Extended Version) [Remastered]
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Forest Swords Jul 03, 2019
LONDON Friday 5th July I'm at the Southbank Centre for the weekend long PRS Foundation New Music Biennial festival. 9pm – Queen Elizabeth Hall Premiering 'Trespassing', a new short collaboration with Immix Ensemble and commissioned by Metal Liverpool, merging architectural data, construction recordings and classical instrumentation, based on rapidly changing British cityscapes. Free 10pm – Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer DJ set at the NMB afterparty with Lotic. Free NMB also features Gazelle Twin, Klein, Numb Mob, music for ice cream vans and more across the weekend. Link in comments.
Forest Swords Jan 28, 2019
I've scored documentary 'Ghosts of Sugar Land' which premieres at Sundance Film Festival this week, a film about a group of young men trying to make sense of the world after one of them falls into extremism. Directed by Bassam Tariq. Watch for it at film festivals and streaming this summer.
Forest Swords Jan 23, 2019
New mix to kick off the year for Unsound's podcast series. 72 mins of rough + ready percussive dancefloor exploring, ft. unheard 'Crow' and Rosalia remixes. Link in comments – FSx
Forest Swords Dec 17, 2018
My favourite releases this year, in no particular order. I've added them to my studio playlist, link in comments. Drop below some recommendations I should listen to... FSx Helena Hauff – Qualm Low – Double Negative Skee Mask – Compro Eli Keszler – Stadium Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer Dialect – Loose Blooms Sons of Kemet – Your Queen Is A Reptile Rosalía – El Mal Querer Christoph de Babalon – If You're Into It I'm Out Of It Gabe Gurnsey – Physical
Forest Swords Sep 13, 2018
In case you missed last week: the visual for 'Crow', featured in my DJ-Kicks mix, is up to watch in full. Link in comments. FSx
Forest Swords Sep 07, 2018
New 'Crow' visual Lifted from my DJ-Kicks compilation Dir. Liam Young
Forest Swords Aug 26, 2018
Five years today
Forest Swords Jul 31, 2018
#archive – Poster for last year's Berlin show by Kindholm
Forest Swords Jun 20, 2018
Forest Swords's cover photo
Forest Swords Jun 19, 2018
🔥 Thank you to everyone who's been digging in and spending time with my DJ-Kicks compilation, mixed or unmixed. It's been great to share all these songs + sounds. Gatefold vinyl is back in stock too, 🔗 in comments. FSx
Forest Swords May 23, 2018
by Paul Phung for DJ-Kicks
Forest Swords May 18, 2018
My DJ-Kicks mix compilation is out today on vinyl, digital and CD. Excited to share some of my favourite music from past and present with you (including an exclusive new Forest Swords track) – thank you to all the artists who agreed to feature. Hope you enjoy delving in – link in comments to buy/stream. FSx
Forest Swords May 11, 2018
'Compassion' was released one year ago this week – thank you to everyone who's bought, supported, or continues to listen. FSx Img: Zwentner
Forest Swords Apr 18, 2018
DJ-KICKS – 18.05.18 Digital, CD, gatefold double vinyl Honoured to be next in line as part of this legendary mix series. 25+ pieces of music I've found inspiring, brilliant and transformative, put into one compilation. Plus an exclusive new FS track – preview in video. More details soon. Pre-order here:
Forest Swords Apr 12, 2018
Re-uploaded my Dazed magazine mix from last year on youtube finally. Featuring artists I was listening to while making 'Compassion', bookended by an ANOHNI remix + a 45 min Björk edit.
Forest Swords Mar 30, 2018
Spring 2018 📌 Sónar İstanbul / AND& summit & festival 2018 / MIRA Berlin
Forest Swords Mar 19, 2018
Announcing the latest release on my label Dense Truth: 'Loose Blooms' by Liverpool-based producer/composer/broadcaster Dialect. Beautiful eco-focused ambient and software mutations, for fans of Brian Eno, Oneohtrix, Arthur Russell... Dropping this Friday on limited 12" vinyl and digital. Watch video + pre-order in comments. FSx
Forest Swords Feb 21, 2018
Braga, Portugal / 2017 Image: Jose Cruzio
Forest Swords Feb 11, 2018
Moscow producer Zurkas Tepla's cassette 'Bank Robber/In The Same Car' I released last year on my label Dense Truth is down to last physicals. It's a concept record about a bank robbery: exploring disintegrating electronics, negative spaces, blurry techno... Link in comments to get/stream. FSx
Forest Swords Dec 18, 2017
by Michiel Devijver at Ghent Vooruit, Belgium
Forest Swords Dec 18, 2017
Ears hurt, guzzling medicine, in need of sleep — but having just done my final show for the year at Day for Night I wanted to say a thank you to everyone who made it out to watch at festivals and on my headline tour this year. Every day was overwhelming and surprising. Travelling and being in new spaces can be strange and anxiety-riddled and extreme, but there wasn't a single show where I didn't appreciate everyone who showed their support and connect with what I'm doing. I'll be opening a new live chapter next year at festivals — trying things out with new collaborators, projects, performances. Stay tuned. Always, FSx Image: Vera Marmelo, Lisbon ZDB
Forest Swords Dec 04, 2017
My favourite releases from this year, in no particular order. I've added tracks from all the albums to my Spotify studio playlist, link in comments. Would love to hear some of your recommendations I should check out... FSx Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness Colin Stetson – All This I Do For Glory Pan Daijing – Lack Dirty Projectors – Dirty Projectors MUNA – About U Ben Frost – The Centre Cannot Hold Mica Levi – Delete Beach Blanck Mass – World Eater Klein – Tommy Zola Jesus – Okovi Mogwai – Every Country's Sun Fever Ray – Plunge
Forest Swords Nov 18, 2017
Thx to everyone who's supported 'Compassion' this year and started to include the record in their end of year favourites, there's been lots of good music this year so I appreciate it. I'm giving away 2x ultra ltd test pressings of the album on my Instagram/Twitter to say thanks... FSx
Forest Swords Oct 14, 2017
Amsterdam — 📷 Lotte Schrander. Onward to UK this week: Bristol/London/Brighton/Leeds/Manchester.
Forest Swords Oct 09, 2017
Thanks to everyone who's shown out to tour so far, I appreciate it. Over half way through, and heading to London/Manchester/Amsterdam/Paris and more over next week or so. Link to all dates/tickets in comments. FSx Img: Francesco Blandini