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.

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Moby gets Shogun’d

Called upon by the iconic Moby to parallel his current ‘Porcelain’ memoirs, Shogun are proud to present the official drum & bass remix EP of some of his most successful music. A huge fan of the label, Moby’s place in popular music culture around the world is undeniable and being chosen to create the D&B Remix EP has been an enormous privilege. …More

Critical presents the 15 Years Of Underground Sonics LP

This year Critical Music reaches its 100th release in its 15th year, celebrating with the landmark album ‘Fifteen Years Of Underground Sonics’. Spanning the broad spectrum of drum & bass that the Critical sound represents, the exceptional ‘15’ album is as bold as it is beautiful and looks to serve the test of time in the D&B history books.


Rockwell debuts new music on Billboard

Rockwell takes time out to sit down with Billboard to discuss his musical roots and premiere new music from his forthcoming ‘Chorus Of Disapproval EP’, due 28th October on Shogun Audio. …More

Fourward’s debut album ‘Expansion’ will hit the shelves 21st October on Shogun Audio

Austrian drum & bass production powerhouse Fourward get ready to release their debut LP ‘Expansion’ on Shogun Audio this autumn. …More

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