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Dagger Paths

Forest Swords

Dagger Paths

Debut album of experimental dub / ambient / drone / dream pop from Liverpool-based producer Matt Barnes

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  1. 9.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Tantalisingly short but precociously fully formed, operating both within and totally apart from current trends, it’s like nothing else out there
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  2. 8.4 |   Pitchfork

    Barnes' music can rightly be called murky and dream-like, but it's deceptively so. Dagger Paths is much more active and sharp than such descriptions might imply
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  3. 8.0 |   NME

    One of 20101's finest underground records. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Mints a particularly icy, dolorous psychedelia. Print edition only

  5. 7.5 |   Bowlegs

    With tracks like ‘If Your Girl’ and ‘Glory Gongs’ weighing in, with their circling bass-lines and warm undertones, the journey is never less than engrossing
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