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Leading media communications agency working at the forefront of electronic music across the world.

From BBC Radio 1 to 6Music, BT Sport to Channel 4, Mixmag and FACT, through to the Guardian, Metro, The Sun and all in between – Backdrop covers it all, focusing a global audience on some of the best players in the game through tailored PR programming via radio, online, print, television and DJ culture.

Clients include Friction, Valve Sound System, Shogun Audio, Kasra, Critical Music, All Roads Music, K-aze, Dillinja, Rockwell, Breakbeat Kaos, Ministry Of Sound, Alix Perez, Good Looking, LTJ Bukem, N-Type, Enei, Wheel & Deal, Brookes Brothers, Spectrasoul, Icicle, Soap Dodgers, Lutetia Dubz, Urban Art Forms, Concord Dawn, Klute and many more.


News

Long time coming…Misanthrop confirms debut solo LP on its way through Neosignal

Famous for producing some of the most fearsome drum & bass over the past 10 or more years, Germany’s Misanthrop is about to step out to deliver his very first solo LP.
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Technimatic announce brand new album ‘Better Perspective’ + free track download

Described by Mixmag as ‘the best drum & bass album in years’ and earning a place in their top 10 LP’s of 2014, Technimatic’s debut ‘Desire Paths’ was a triumph in musically rich, fresh and eclectic drum & bass that saw them receiving support from the likes of BBC Radio 1, 6 Music, 1Xtra, Thump (Vice), DJ Mag, Resident Advisor and many more.  …More

SpectraSoul – UK Represent – Apple Beats 1

Every night this week (11/04/16) on Apple’s Beats 1 radio, SpectraSoul are Julie Adenuga’s ‘UK Represent’ act, the first ever D&B artists to be given the accolade since the station began.
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Friction launches new Elevate Audio imprint with ‘Dare (Hold It Down)’

Regarded as one of the world’s leading and most respected drum & bass DJ’s, Friction gets set to deliver what may just be his biggest release to date. Arriving on the newly formed Elevate Audio, the ‘Dare EP’  …More

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Rockwell drops his monthly playlist on Nest HQ https://t.co/FYuhg9k3er https://t.co/CTGJdQgEPv

6 days ago

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