International Music Bureau

To content | To menu | To search

Linkwood - System - out on Prime Numbers



Linkwood System
Linkwood - System
(CD/3xLP/Digital) Prime Numbers PNLP01/PNCD01, 2009-10-09

After gaining high praise for his previous productions on both the Firecracker Recordings 10" series and Prime Numbers EPs including tracks such as Miles Away, R.I.P., Piece Of Mind & Lost Experiment, here's System, the debut album from Nick Moore aka Linkwood. System clearly shows the breadth of Linkwood's influences with a spectrum of styles confidently blended including 80's boogie, detroit techno, house and deep soul. From start to finish the album is brimming with the drama of integral, subterranean dance music. The album has been well engineered and produced, giving a distinctly powerful and affecting finish to all the tracks. Collaborating with Linkwood are Fudge Fingas, who features on keys on several tracks and the singer, comedian, entertainer Reggie Watts, who provides the vocal for Tears.

Linkwood System
Linkwood - System
(CD/3xLP/Digital) Prime Numbers PNLP01/PNCD01, 2009-10-09

Tracklisting CD :
01. Carbon Units 0:44
02. Robot Parade 4:46
03. Tears 8:42
04. Falling 5:40
05. Pumpernickel 4:00
06. Fudge Boogie 5:22
07. Chicago (Pt 2) 7:20
08. Electricity 7:51
09. System 8:17
10. Nectarine 4:12

Tracklisting 3xLP :
A1. Carbon Units 0:44
A2. Robot Parade 4:46
A3. Fudge Boogie 5:22
B1. Falling 5:40
B2. Pumpernickel 4:00
C1. Electricity 7:51
D1. Nectarine 4:12
D2. Chicago (Pt 2) 7:20
E1. Tears 8:42
F1. System 8:17

Links :
myspace.com/linkwoodfamily
soundcloud.com/linkwood
twitter.com/linkwoodfamily
residentadvisor.net/news.aspx?id=10960
facebook.com/pages/Linkwood/224044183539
fatcityrecordings.podomatic.com
pnrecords.com
discogs.com/label/Prime+Numbers
soundcloud.com/firecracker-recording
facebook.com/pages/Firecracker-Recordings/182219451818873
discogs.com/label/Firecracker+Recordings

DJB.150 - Linkwood - Two Decks Nae Fx Podcast by Linkwood

Press Release :
"System" is an album forged from experience. Nodding towards his love of 80’s boogie, techno, house and deep soul Linkwood maintains a fresh, uncomprimised substance-over-style sound that is uniquely his own. "Robot Parade" is a dark, menacing opener to the album with successive tracks "Falling" and ‘Fudge Boogie"showing his lighter side. The deep soul influenced "Tears" is perhaps the track for fans of Linkwood’s former releases whilst "System" and "Nectarine" highlight his love for deep techno. As the style and tempo vary throughout the album the listener gains insight into Linkwood’s range and depth of influences.

Biography :
Linkwood is Producer, Engineer and DJ Nick Moore. Best known for his highly acclaimed releases on Firecracker Records, including 'Miles Away' and 'Piece of Mind', Linkwood released his first LP ‘System’ for Prime Numbers in September 2009 - an album which has taken him around the world.

As a teenager growing up in Bristol in the late 80’s/early 90’s, Linkwood became fascinated with house and techno. This inspired him to make his own music and learn everything possible about production and recording techniques. With a reputation for hype-dodging, the infamously elusive Linkwood now has forthcoming tour dates set for Europe, Japan, USA and Australia. He is also working on a second LP for Prime Numbers as well as future EP’s and remixes.

What they said about Linkwood’s debut LP "System" :
"I feel not many producers can level with linkwood right now" - Antal, Rush Hour Records "A mightilly impressive debut , record of the week" - Piccadilly Records "One of the most eagerly awaited dance albums of the year and a genuine triumph" - Rough Trade "In the top 5 dance albums of the year, very big recommendation" - Boomkat
Djouls

Djouls

Stay informed of all things Paris DJs and beyond thanks to our Twitter news

Be the first to comment on this article

Add a comment This post's comments feed


You might also like

Peru Bravo Funk Soul and Psych in Peru Radical Decade

Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych in Peru's Radical Decade (CD/2LP, Tiger's Milk Records, 2014)

After the bloodless military coup in 1968 in Peru by the armed forces of General Velasco, his Revolutionay Government enforced left-leaning policies. But the nationalization and reforms were not that successfull in the end. The crackdown on the press in 1974 soon led to Velasco's downfall. Relations...
The Afrorockerz

The Afrorockerz - The Afrorockerz (CD, Buda Musique, 2014)

A regular Paris DJs collaborator, Julien Raulet is a masterful guitarist/songwriter we had spotted in the French afrobeat band Fanga. He was featured last spring on the 'A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand' compilation of tropical grooves and international afrofunk, with another of his...