Biography of Patrick Walker
|Moniker(s) / ||forward strategy group, isodyne, walker & kennedy|
Forward Strategy Group (FSG) consists of :
Al Matthews (Smear)
Patrick Walker (Isodyne)
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FSG's dense, atmospheric and tangled productions, which blend 90s darkwave techno with a bass heavy skank and tightly wound sound textures.have been supported by key players in the techno world such as Surgeon, Marcel Dettmann, Luke Slater, Inigo Kennedy, Mike Parker, Rob Hall and Donato Dozzy.
They have recorded individually and together to produce music on a number of international labels such as Zooloft, MNX, PERC Trax, Stroboscopic Artefacts, Audio Assault, Dynamic Reflection, Yb70 and more under a range pseudonyms.
Smear and Walker’s intense live / DJ shows have been causing a storm at UK clubs such as Plex, Detatched, Substance and Krucht earning them a powerful reputation both in the studio and live on stage.
The guys recently recorded a podcast fo Chris Liebings 'CLR' series and their 2nd EP on their self titled; ultra limited imprint was featured on Surgeon's Fabric mix 53. Following a run of successful remixes and EPs, they have been taking their scripted rhythms to the world at large. Future dates will see them in Berlin, NYC, Madrid, Glasgow and London.
The group are currently mixing down a debut album for London's Perc Trax imprint, and just released on Substance / Audio's compilation alongside Neil Landstrumm, Subhead, Ital-Tek and Mark Archer (Altern 8). New remixes / EPs are also due shortly on broken20 and labrynth records amongst others.