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

SpinCount specialises in exporting Canadian Independent Artists and Music, with a focus on radio, publicity and digital marketing. 

Recently nominated for Music Nova Scotia 2016 Company of the Year, SpinCount is an award winning promotions and publicity firm based on the East Coast of Canada, that works tirelessly to promote Americana / Folk / Roots music and events. SpinCount focuses on strategically developing, planning and executing campaigns that combine radio, video, print, TV, CBC, online features and blogs which results in media saturation for our clients. We provide digital marketing, national radio servicing and promotions and east coast publicity for artists and events.

Awarded 2016 East Coast Music Award for Company of the Year and the 2014 Music Nova Scotia Award for Company of the Year, SpinCount campaigns have resulted in numerous awards, nominations, charting and showcasing opportunities for our clients -- including; 2016 CFMA nominations, 2016 Music Nova Scotia nominations, 2016 JUNO nominations, 2016 POLARIS PRIZE LONG LIST nomination (and ‘longer list’ nominations), 2015 CFMA NOMINATIONS and AWARD, 2015 POLARIS PRIZE AWARD, 2015 JUNO NOMINATIONS and AWARDS. National CHARTING on earshot [including No.1 in Canada in Folk/Roots/Blues (Kaia Kater, Al Tuck Aug 2016)], Top 30 National Charts.

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

SpinCount Awards

  • 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

  • 2016 Music Nova Scotia - Company of the Year

  • 2016 Music Nova Scotia - Publicist of the Year

  • 2016 Music Nova Scotia - Industry Professional of the Year

  • 2016 East Coast Music Award - Company 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

2015-2016 Publicity / Digital Marketing Clients:

  • 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 Folk Music Canada at AmericanaFest, Nashville, TN

  • 2016 In The Dead of Winter Festival,

  • 2016 Folk Music Canada at at Folk Alliance International (Kansas City, MO)

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

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

  • 2015 Halifax Jazz Festival, Charlie Brown Christmas show

  • 2015 Music Nova Scotia Spring Fling fundraiser,

  • 2015 Folk Music Canada at NERFA (Kerhonsken, NY)

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

  • 2015 Folk Music Ontario, Toronto, ON

2015-2016 Radio clients: Claire Lynch, The Once, Kaia Kater, Donovan Woods, Erin Costelo, Amelia Curran, Joel Plaskett, Mo Kenney, Good Lovelies, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Willie Stratton, Dylan Guthro, Al Tuck, Lucas Chaisson, Kevin Roy, Ken Yates, Hidden Roots Collective,  Red Moon Road, Roger Roger, Coco Love Alcorn, Irish Mythen, Corin Raymond, Christa Couture, Catherine MacLellan and many more folks we are lucky to work with.

Sponsorships: 2016 CBC Searchlight National Sponsor with Canadian Musician Magazine, Music PEI 2016 May Run Music Festival, 2016 It’s Mental (Amelia Curran) ECMA Opportunity Stage, Member Partner with the ECMA, The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee, The Gordie Sampson Songcamp, The Summer Concert Series at White Point Beach Resort and more.