SpinCount
Region: Nova Scotia
Genre: Alternative, Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic, Folk, Indie, Roots, Singer-Songwriter

SpinCount is an award winning promotions and publicity firm, we promote music, artists and events.

SpinCount is an award winning promotions and publicity firm based in Nova Scotia, Canada, specialising in Folk / Roots / Americana. SpinCount provides national and regional radio servicing and tracking, digital marketing and regional / east coast publicity for artists, music and events. SpinCount focuses on strategically developing, planning and executing campaigns that maximise exposure at all levels of media. 

SpinCount was awarded back to back Company of the Year in 2017 and 2016 by the East Coast Music Association and in 2014 by Music Nova Scotia. Our campaigns have resulted in numerous awards, nominations, charting and showcasing opportunities for our clients including; 2017 GRAMMY nomination, 2016 JUNO nominations, 2016 POLARIS PRIZE LONG LIST nomination and LONGER LIST nominations, 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award (CFMA) AWARDs and 2015 CFMA AWARDs and nominations, 2015 POLARIS PRIZE AWARD, 2015 JUNO AWARDS and nominations. National CHARTING on earshot [including back to back No.1 spots in Canada on Folk/Roots/Blues] and “Best of 2016” Folk Roots Blues and Top 200 National Charts, along with multiple yearly regional AWARDS and NOMINATIONS for our clients.

We are proud of the relationships we have developed and the successes we helped our clients achieve.  SpinCount works with artists from all across North America who have secured label representation, showcases and nominations as a direct result of our campaigns.

Publicity / Digital Marketing clients include:

2017 Halifax Jazz Festival July 12-16: Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Blue Rodeo, Ron Sexsmith, Bria Skonberg, Jesse Royal and Jo Mersa Marley, The Mellotones and Gypsophilia

2017 Music Monday - Coalition for Music Education

2017 In The Dead of Winter Festival - Halifax, NS

2016 Tales of a Charlie Brown Christmas Show (Halifax Jazz Festival)

2016 FolkNorth (Folk Music Canada)

2016 TD Halifax Jazz Festival, 30th Anniversary Headliners: Ms Lauryn Hill, METRIC, City and Colour, CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers, Thundercat and Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

2016 In The Dead of Winter Festival

2016 Folk Music Canada at Folk Alliance International

2016 Folk Music Canada at NERFA

2016 Music PEI May Run Music Festival and Bell Aliant Songwriter’s Challenge

2016 Folk Music Canada at AmericanaFest (Americana Music Festival) in Nashville, TN.

2015/2016 - Erin Costelo, Down Below the Status Quo

2015 Halifax Jazz Festival, Charlie Brown Christmas show

2015 Music Nova Scotia Spring Fling fundraiser

2016 Folk Music Canada at Folk Alliance International

2015 Folk Music Canada at NERFA

2015 Folk Music Canada at AmericanaFest (Americana Music Festival) in Nashville, TN.     

2015 Folk Music Ontario, Toronto

Radio campaign clients include: David Myles, Claire Lynch, Bill & Joel Plaskett, Al Tuck, Corin Raymond, Donovan Woods, The Once Erin Costelo, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald, Kayla Luky, Amelia Curran, Joel Plaskett, 100 Mile House, Mo Kenney, Good Lovelies, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Kaia Kater, Red Moon Road, Roger Roger, Ken Yates, Kevin Roy, Hidden Roots Collective, Coco Love Alcorn, Irish Mythen, Christa Couture, Catherine MacLellan, Matt Andersen, The Town Heroes, The Stanfields, Carleton Stone, Slowcoaster and many more folks we are lucky to work with.

Sponsorships & Community: 2017 & 2016 CBC Searchlight National Sponsor with Canadian Musician Magazine, Music PEI Roots Traditional Album of the Year, 2017 & 2016 ECMW Opportunity Stage, The East Coast Music Association, In the Dead of Winter, Folk Music Canada, It's Mental, The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee, The Gordie Sampson Songcamp, The Summer Concert Series at White Point Beach Resort and more.

SpinCount Awards:

2017 ECMA - Company of the Year

2016 ECMA - Company of the Year

2014 Music Nova Scotia - Company of the Year

2012 Music Nova Scotia - Company of the Year

2012 Music Nova Scotia - Industry Professional of the Year

2011 ECMA - Company of the Year

2011 ECMA - Industry Professional of the Year

SpinCount  Nominations
2017 East Coast Music Award - Company of the Year
2016 East Coast Music Award - Company of the Year
2016 Music Nova Scotia - Company of the Year
2016 Music Nova Scotia - Industry Professional of the Year
2016 Music Nova Scotia - Publicist of the Year
2015 Music Nova Scotia - Publicist of the Year
2015 East Coast Music Award - Music Merchant of the Year
2015 Lunenburg-Queens Business Excellence Awards (Small Business)
2014 Music Nova Scotia Week - Company of the Year
2014 Music Nova Scotia Week - Publicist of the Year
2014 East Coast Music Award - Music Merchant of the Year
2013 Music Nova Scotia Week – Industry Professional of the Year
2013 Music Nova Scotia Week – Publicist of the Year
2013 East Coast Music Award - Music Merchant of the Year
2012 Music Nova Scotia Week - Company of the Year
2012 Music Nova Scotia Week - Industry Professional of the Year
2012 Music Nova Scotia Week - Publicist of the Year
2011 Music Nova Scotia Week - Publicist of the Year
2011 Music Nova Scotia Week - Industry Professional of the Year
2010 East Coast Music Award - Independent Company of the Year
2010 Music Nova Scotia - Industry Professional of the Year
2009 Music Nova Scotia - Industry Professional of the Year
2009 Music Nova Scotia - Promoter of the Year

SpinCount Schedule 2017 / 2018
Sept 12-17, Americanafest, Nashville, TN

Oct 13-16 OSAC, Regina, SK

Oct 19-22 Folk Music Ontario, Toronto, ON

Nov 1-3, Music Nova Scotia Truro, NS Canada

Nov 9-12,  NERFA (North East Regional Folk Alliance) Stamford, CT USA

Dec 1-3 FolkNorth Toronto, ON Canada

Jan 12 - 16 APAP (Association of Performing Arts Perfessionals)  New York, NY USA

Feb 14-18, FAI (FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL) Kansas City, MO USA

May 2-6, ECMAs Halifax, NS Canada

May 2018 Music PEI May Run Music Fest Charlottetown, PEI Canada