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2014 ALBUMS

EKOPLEKZ - UNFIDELITY - PLANET MU - LP/CD/Digital - March 11 - Press Release (PDF) - Artwork - Listen - Video

HETEROTIC - WEIRD DRIFT - PLANET MU - LP/CD/Digital - April 22 - Press Release (PDF) - Artwork - Listen - Video

FATIMA AL QADIRI - ASIATISCH - HYPERDUB - LP/CD/Digital - May 6 - Press Release (PDF) - Artwork - Listen

2014 SINGLES

DJ CLENT - HYPER FEET - PLANET MU - 12"/Digital - April 8 - Listen

2014 FESTIVAL

UNSOUND FESTIVAL NEW YORK - Wednesday APRIL 2nd to Sunday APRIL 6th - Full Press Release (html) * 04.02: EVOL plays Hanne Darboven scores / “Knots” - Oren Ambarchi, Sinfonietta Cracovia players, James Rushford and Joe Talia - 8pm @ Issue Project Room * 04.03: Pietnastka / Neotantrik (Andy Votel / Sean Canty) & Suzanne Ciani - 7.30pm @ David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center * 04.04: Stara Rzeka / Phill Niblock / “Concealed” - Demdike Stare, Michael England and Sinfonietta Cracovia players - 8pm @ First Unitarian Church, Brooklyn * 04.04: DeepChord (Live) / copeland (Live) / Wilhelm Bras (Live) / Huerco S (DJ) / Visuals by Aurora Halal / LED Lighting installation by Nitemind - 10pm @ Mutual Dreaming @ Cameo Gallery * 04.05: Artists Talks @ TBA * 04.05: Sean Meehan and Ben Manely / Hakon Stene / Hubert Zemler - 3pm @ Issue Project Room * 04.05: “Rondo” (directed by Janusz Majewski) w/ live score by Piotr Kurek / Andy Votel presents “Kleksploitation” @ BAMcinématek at BAM Rose Cinemas * 04.05: Porter Ricks (Live) / Vladislav Delay (Live) / Ital & Halal (Live) / Miles (DJ) / Leisure Muffin (Live) / Le Petit Garçon (Live) - 9pm @ The Bunker @ The Wick * 04.06: Ben Vida presents “Damaged Particulates (undersong edition)” @ Experimental Intermedia * 04.06: Bocian Records showcase - Kapital / Paal Nilssen-Love & Robert Piotrowicz / James Rushford & Joe Talia - 6pm @ Issue Project Room. Unsound is presented by Fundacja Tone and the Polish Cultural Institute New York (for fulll credits and information please click the full release link) - Official site

2014 TOUR DATES

DJ RASHAD (Hyperdub) "Double Cup" tour - DJ - 03.13 Spotify House, SXSW 03.14 Niel's Dayton OH * 03.15 Cameo Gallery Brooklyn NY * 03.21 Encore WEM Edmonton Canada * 03.30 Vive Latino Mutek Mexico Stage Mexico City Mexico - Listen

IKONIKA (Hyperdub) "Aerotropolis" tour - DJ - 03.12 SXSW Surefire Agency Showcase Barcelona Austin TX * 03.13 Bardot Miami FL * 03.14 Brillobox Pittsburgh PA * 03.15 Cameo Gallery Brooklyn NY * 03.18 Monarch San Francisco CA * 03.21 Rose Bar Portland OR * 03.22 So Simple Los Angeles CA - Listen

KODE9 (Hyperdub) - DJ - 03.27 RBMA Guest House Miami FL * Memorial Day Weekend Movement Festival Detroit MI - Listen

2014 BOOKS

TIMOTHY SACCENTI - PORTRAIT 01 - Book - February 21 - Press Release (PDF) - Cover Photos - Buy

EARLIER IN 2014

HETEROTIC - RAIN feat Vezelay - PLANET MU - 12"/Digital - February 25 - Listen - Video

POEMSS - POEMSS - PLANET MU - LP/CD/Digital - Out Now / February 11 - Press Release (PDF) - Artwork - Listen

COOLY G - HOLD ME - HYPERDUB - 12"/Digital - January 28 - Listen

PAST / ABOUT

Brooklyn, New York based independent PR company Backspin Promotions was established in 1999 to promote independent artists and labels. Over the course of the last decade and a half we have helped both new and established artists reach a wider audience.

Our many projects have included work on festivals, albums, singles, tours, special events, films, books, DVDs and more including the debut Detroit Electronic Music Festival, all four editions of Unsound Festival New York, Mutek 2013, Performa 2011, album projects for artists such as Oren Ambarchi, Ame, Annie, Amiina, Amp Fiddler (debut), Ananda Project, Roy Ayers, Bee Mask, Black Devil Disco Club, Bodycode, Booka Shade, Bozoo Bajou, King Britt, LTJ Bukem (debut), Burial, Terry Callier (RIP), Carl Craig, Joe Claussell, Cobblestone Jazz, Colder (debut / sophomore), Cooly G (debut), Container, Cottonbelly, Cut Chemist, Dabrye (debut), Da Lata, Darkstar (debut), Matthew Dear (debut / sophomore), Deco (debut), Detroit Experiment, Dixon, Donnie (debut), DVA (debut), Kevin Drumm, Dudley Perkins (debut), Vikter Duplaix,Ectomorph, Jimmy Edgar,Nick Edwards (debut), Emeralds (final), Fauna Flash, Mark Fell, Fila Brazillia, Foreign Exchange (debut), Dennis Ferrer, Forma, Four Tet, Funkstorung, A Guy Called Gerald, Adam Goldstone (debut) (RIP), Michael Gordon, Goth-Trad, Graze (debut), ?uestlove, Laurel Halo (debut), Robert Hampson, Harry Pussy, Larry Heard, Heatsick, Florian Hecker, Herbie Hancock, Heterotic (debut), The Host, Hot Chip, Hype Williams, Ikonika (debut / sophomore), Ital (debut), Ital Tek, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Etienne Jaumet (debut), Jazzanova (debut), J Dilla (debut and final) (RIP), Trevor Jackson / Playgroup, Joakim (debut), Junior Boys, Eli Keszler, Kid Creole, King Midas Sound (debut / sophomore), Kode9 and Spaceape, Knox Om Pax, Koop (debut), Kuedo, Kyoto Jazz Massive (debut), Kenny Larkin, Eliott Lipp (debut), Loco Dice (debut), Louie Vega, Luciano (debut), LV (debut), Machinedrum, Mala, Manzel, The Martinez Brothers, Miracle (debut),Misty Conditions (debut), Nicolay, NHK'Koyxen, Nuspirit Helsinki (debut), Octave One, Omar, Om Unit, Outer Space, Bernard Parmegiani (RIP), Gilles Peterson, Pete Rock, Plaid, Plvs Vltra, Protect-U, Quiet Village, Raglani,The Rapture, DJ Rashad, Recloose (debut), Ursula Rucker, Pierre Schaeffer, Henrik Schwarz, Scuba, Sepalcure (debut), Anthony Shake Shakir, Adrian Sherwood, Dani Siciliano, Sly & Robbie, Spacek, DJ Spinna, Stacey Pullen, Starkey, Steve Spacek, Syclops (Maurice Fulton), Swayzak,Terror Danjah, Tin Man,Thought Broadcast (debut), Tosca, Francesco Tristano, Traxx (debut), Traxman (debut), Troublemakers (debut), Tribe, Truby Trio (debut), Two Lone Swordsmen, Luke Vibert, Gary War, Walton (debut), John Wizards (debut), The Whitest Boy Alive (debut / sophomore), Keith Fullerton Whitman, Young Smoke (debut), Morgan Zarate, Zomby, Rudi Zygadlo (debut / sophomore); releases on labels such as BBE, Blue Note, Brownswood, Buzzin Fly, Cadenza, Cantaloupe Music, Compost, Deep Medi Muzik, Desolat, DFA, Domino, Editions Mego, Get Physical, Ghostly International, Giant Step, Good Looking Records, Guidance, Hefty!, Hotflush, Hyperdub, !K7, Kinetic Records, King St, Lo Recordings, Mahagoni Music, Mr.Bongos, Nuphonic, Objektvity, Output Recordings, Palm Pictures, Pan, Planet E, Planet Mu, Recollection GRM, Rush Hour, Sony Music, Spectrum Spools, Spiritual Life, Stones Throw, Strut, Track Mode, Warp, Wave, V Recordings, Vega Records, Verve; and PR for organizations such as B.A.M (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Resident Advisor and others.

Backspin Promotions remains dedicated to exposing new and developing talent.

This Page was last updated March 10th, 2014