SAD MAN is Birmingham based electronic music producer Andrew Spackman.
In the past 3 years SAD MAN has release 15 albums and over 150 tracks. This latest offering is a 12 track reworking and remixing of his previously release, The King of Beasts.
This album sees SAD MAN in a more upbeat mode, combining quasi-danceable grooves with world infused soundscapes and his obligatory ‘wonk’ styled electronics. The album is accompanied by 12 separate videos which can be seen on his You Tube channel, making this a full multi visual experience.
In 2019 Andrew was commissioned by BBC Radio 3 DJ Nick Luscombe (and Creative Director of Musicity Global) to create a 15 minute musical work in collaboration with Anna Palmer (Dorcha) for a large scale light installation that took place on NYE at Coventry Cathedral.
SAD MAN’s music has been played on BBC Radio 3 – Late Junction, BBC 6 Music – Stuart Maconie Freak Zone, Tom Robinson BBC Introducing Mix Tape, NTS Radio, Resonance FM, ZRadio, Rinse Radio France, New New World Radio, Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM, Radio Free Matlock, Reform Radio and Brum Radio.
His music has been reviewed in DJ Mag (9/10 singles review) Electronic Sound Magazine, Monolith Cocktail music blog, Mojo Magazine and the Wire Magazine.
Andrew Spackman collaborated previously with Mark Springer from Rip Rig and Panic and has created remixes for Dorcha, Steeling Sheep, Vula Veil and the High Llamas.
The latest album is available to stream here:
“relentlessly obscure and prolific British music maker”. 9/10 DJ Mag
“Like a Loony Tunes Cage or Stockhausen, banished to a makeshift potting shed”. Monolith Cocktail.
“Electronic music that nods in the direction of futuristic glitch school pointillism”. Electronic Sound Magazine