This feels like a wonderful marriage between the Sufi tradition and Nordic conquerers without a pre-knob. Matthew Barnes who is an English producer and musician will very soon get an email from us, asking him to allow us to play this song in our apps, too. This is thoroughly good.
The dark and sensuous result marks an incredible few months for the Northwest England-based solo artist, following the widespread acclaim that has garlanded his second albumEngravings, recorded over 18 painstaking months. “I’m a perfectionist,” says Barnes of the process. “I spend a long time working on one sound or texture to make sure it’s exactly how I want it. It’s like tweaking a key in a door, and then suddenly it unlocks.”