SAD MAN is Birmingham based electronic music producer and composer Andrew Spackman. In the past 4 years SAD MAN has released 15 albums and over 170 tracks.
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.
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.
“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.
“It sounds like Major Force mashed with Wagon Christ and
Les Rita Mitsouko; a sort of electro-operatic funk.”
“Electronic music that nods in the direction of futuristic
glitch school pointillism”.
Electronic Sound Magazine
“so many disparate ideas into its brief, sixty second existence,
from muted house-style riffs, deep beats and a frantic jumble of
melodies that sound like a stroll around a dimly-lit games arcade.”
“These are pieces that jerk around like they’re being attacked
with an electronic music cattle prod, all quirky beats, skewed
melodies and sounds that feel like they’re splintering and
fragmenting inside your ear canal.”