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

From BBC Radio 1 to 6Music, Apple to Channel 4, Spotify, Mixmag, Billboard through to the Guardian and all in between, Backdrop focuses a global audience on some of the best players in the game via radio, online, print media, TV, film and game sync licensing and club culture.

Clients include FabricLive, Friction, BMG, Valve Sound System, Kasra, Critical Music, Sam Binga, AEI, Featherstone Music, All Roads Music, K-aze, Dillinja, SpectraSoul, Ish Chat Music, Rockwell, Ministry Of Sound, Alix Perez, 1985 Music, Shogun Audio, Good Looking, LTJ Bukem, N-Type, Enei, Brookes Brothers, Icicle and many more.

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Friction goes Mad In The Jungle this summer

Already a big favourite in Friction’s own sets for the last few months, now the likes of Annie Mac, Mistajam and Danny Howard are all cottoning onto this summer anthem in the making. …More

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

>> @ProducerTi @CriticalMusic taking the top spot in the latest @DJmag 🥇https://t.co/BWU7ue64Mz

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Shouts to @philytaggart on this one 🙏 https://t.co/mi9ESFJ8tX @MontysBeats @1985Music1985

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Salutes to @ReneLaVice & @TODDLAT propping all new @Hyroglifics @CriticalMusic this week on the @R1Dance airwaves 🎺🎺🎺

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Check @insomniacdotcom’s Track Of The Day >> https://t.co/wk5o4oGiK5 @Hyroglifics & @Djarkaik @CriticalMusic on fire 🙌

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::: @kasracritical heads up D&B Month on the @Beats1 #OneMix tonight. One hour of @CriticalMusic power > 23:00 LA /… https://t.co/jfwzWUbTf5

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Shouts to @Deliveroo keeping the UK moving. Your time 🙌

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