Saturday, 10 May 2014

Logistics - Drum & Bass DJ/Producer Biography


Logistics (musician)


Logistics
Birth nameMatt Gresham[1]
Born1981
OriginEnglandUK
GenresDrum and bassElectronica
OccupationsProducerDJ
Years active2004 - present
LabelsHospital Records
Associated actsNu:LogicFuture Sound of Cambridge Commix Other Echoes Cyantific
Logistics is the stage name of Matt Gresham, a drum and bass music producer and DJ from CambridgeEngland.[2] He is signed to Hospital Records[3] He creates his music using the Ableton sequencer. His music style tends towards the more soul-influenced styles of drum & bass[4] but also targeted at a club audience rather than a home audience,[5] and is described as such by Hospital Records as "bridging the gap between a lacklustre sub-genre, liquid funk, and more exciting, dancefloor orientated drum and bass".[6] His two brothers, Dan Gresham, known as Nu:Tone, and Nick Gresham, known under the names Other Echoes and Bastille, are also producers signed to Hospital Records. Matt has also collaborated with Dan under the name Nu:Logic.[6]


Biography
Matt Gresham grew up listening mainly to guitar based music such as Rage Against the Machine, and downtempo electronic music. He took no interest in drum and bass, unlike his brother at the time, until he was introduced to the "Music Box" LP released by Full Cycle Records, which appealed to him as he described it "like downtempo tunes with double time beats".[6]
The first release Matt Gresham was involved in was a collaborative work as Nu:Logic, on Tangent Recordings in 2003.[7] He then went on to release his first work under the name Logistics, "Come To You / Music", on Nu:Tone's own label, Brand.nu, which lead to his signing to Hospital Records.[3] At the time, Matt Gresham was taking a degree in graphic design at Goldsmiths College, but he left in order to pursue a professional career in music production, having become significantly well known in the drum and bass scene.[1] After leaving college, he released several tracks, such as Together and Spacejam (from Spacejam EP) and The Trip (from Weapons of Mass Creation 2) which attracted the attention and influence of some of the major drum and bass DJs in the UK scene, including Grooverider and Andy C.[6]
His 2006 album "Now More Than Ever", won BBC 1Xtra's 2007 Xtra Bass award.[8] London Elektricity's Tony Colman, the label manager of Hospital Records, described the album in an interview as (at the time) "the most eagerly anticipated debut album ever to be released on Hospital."[9]

Discography

Albums
Logistics - Now More Than Ever - Hospital Records 2006
Logistics - Reality Checkpoint - Hospital Records 2008
Logistics - Crash Bang Wallop - Hospital Records 2009
Logistics - Spacejams - Hospital Records 2010
Logistics - Fear Not - Hospital Records 2012

Singles and EPs
Nu:Tone feat. Logistics - Rock The Jazzbar E.P. (2x12", EP) - Tangent Recordings 2003
SKC+Safair / Logistics - Free My Soul / Replay - Hospital Records 2004
Danism / Logistics - Come To You / Music - BrandNu Recordings 2004
Commix / Logistics - I Want To Know / Hold On Be Strong - Advanced Recordings 2004
Nu:Tone / Logistics / Commix - The Future Sound Of Cambridge - Hospital Records 2004
Logistics - Millionaire / Front To Back - Innerground Records 2004
Commix / Logistics - Surround / Deep Joy - BrandNu Recordings 2004
Logistics - Spacejam EP - Hospital Records 2004
Friction And Logistics - Play The Game / Sin City - Valve Recordings 2005
Logistics - Release The Pressure EP - Hospital Records 2005
Logistics / CLS+Wax* - Weapons Of Mass Creation 2 Sample - Hospital Records 2005
Logistics - Uprock / Static - M*A*S*H 2005
Logistics / Tomahawk - Weapons Of Mass Creation 2 Sampler (7", Smplr) - Hospital Records 2005
Logistics - Beatbox Master / Girl From Mars - Hospital Records 2006
Logistics - Blackout / Krusty Bass Rinser - Hospital Records 2006
Logistics - City Life - Hospital Records 2006
Cyantific + Logistics - Flashback / Can't Let Go - Hospital Records 2006
Logistics - Blackout / Bounce (12") - Hospital Records 2006
Logistics - Wide Lens EP - Hospital Records 2007
Logistics - Reality Checkpoint Part One - Hospital Records 2008
Logistics - Reality Checkpoint Part Two - Hospital Records 2008
Logistics - Jungle Music / Toytown - Hospital Records 2009
Logistics / Jonny L - Warehouse (Ill Skillz Remix) / 1 N 2 - Hospital Records 2010
Cyantific and Logistics - Brighter Day / 88 MPH (12") - Cyantific Records 2010
Illskillz Vs Logistics / Illskillz - Gridline / They Could Love - Ill.Skillz Recordings 2010
High Contrast / Logistics - Fifteen Years Of Hospital Records: Sampler One - Hospital Records 2011

Remixes
Mood II Swing - I Got Love (Logistics Remix) - Bingo
Friction & Nu Balance - Slipstream (Logistics Remix) - Playaz Recordings
Mutt - Blue (Logistics Remix) - Crisis Recordings
Syncopix - Together Again (Logistics Remix) - Syncopix Records
Leviticus - Burial (Logistics Remix) - Philly Blunt Records
Shock One - Further Away From Me (Logistics Remix) - SGN:LTD
Blue Sonix - Luv Me (Logistics Remix) - Spearhead Records
London Elektricity - The Great Drum & Bass Swindle (Logistics Remix) - Hospital Records
Matrix & Futurebound - Family (Nu:tone & Logistics Remix) Viper / Metro
Bcee - Consumed (Logistics Remix) - Spearhead Records
Danny Breaks - Droppin Science Volume 1 (Logistics Remix) - Hospital Records
Way Out West - The Gift (Logistics Remix) - Deconstruction
Booka Shade vs M.A.N.D.Y - Donut (Logistics Remix) - Get Physical
Shapeshifter - Lifetime (Logistics Remix) - Hospital Records
Devlin ft. Yasmin - Runaway (Nu:Tone and Logistics Remix) - Universal / Island Records
S.P.Y - By Your Side (Logistics Remix) - Spearhead Records
Sky Ferreira - One (Logistics Remix) - Capitol Records
Wretch 32 feat. Example - Unorthodox (Logistics Remix) - Ministry Of Sound
London Elektricity -The Plan That Cannot Fail (Logistics Remix) - Hospital Records
Zed Bias - Neighbourhood (Logistics Remix) - Locked On
Rebecca Ferguson - Nothing's Real But Love (Logistics Remix) - RCA Records
Afrojack & Shermanology - Can't Stop Me Now (Logistics Remix) - 3beat
Russ Chimes - Back 2 You (Logistics Remix) - Positiva
Taku Inoue - Night Falls (Logistics Remix) - Namco
Electric Guest - This Head I Hold (Nu:Logic Remix) - Warner
Capital Cities - Safe and Sound (Nu:Logic Remix) - Capitol Records
FourTet - Angel Echoes (Logistics remix) - Hospital Records
Birdy - Wings (Nu:Logic Remix) - Hospital Records

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logistics_(musician)

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