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SWATHES is a one-person noise outfit from North Wales. Established by Matty Webber in 2009 and intending to keep going for a sensible length of time SWATHES create industrial love songs.
"With a name like that, SWATHES couldn't really be anything other than a stealthy noise merchant, peddling blankets of fuzz and enveloping eiderdowns of disorientating, disabling static. The man under the duvet is Wrexham's Matty Webber, who has struck out on his own presumably because north-east Wales isn't exactly awash with like-minded musicians. If you're into The Big Pink you'll get all tingly for SWATHES, as they share a similar ambition to make "industrial love songs". Not that the "love" element is immediately detectable. Like My Bloody Valentine's eardrum-perforating noise holocaust, Matty aims for the point on the sensory spectrum where pleasure meets pain and you start finding it hard to tell the difference.” – NME Magazine.