Remote Control was set up in 2001 by Harvey Saward and Steve Cross. The company provides publicity, label management, distribution and marketing services to international and local artists and labels.
Our current roster of international artists includes Adele, Queens Of The Stone Age, The xx, FKA Twigs, Jungle, Vampire Weekend, Alabama Shakes, Radiohead, The National, Purity Ring, SBTRKT and many other incredible artists
Remote Control represents the following international record labels in Australia and New Zealand, including 4AD, Matador Records, Rough Trade, True Panther, XL Recordings & Young Turks.
DOT DASH RECORDS
In 2004 we established the Dot Dash record label, exclusively for Australian acts. The current Dot Dash roster includes Pearls, Teeth & Tongue, Client Liaison, Sunbeam Sound Machine, Total Giovanni, Dorsal Fins, Saskwatch, Jeremy Neale, Methyl Ethel and Velociraptor.
AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND
Remote Control also works in partnership with a number of independent Australian and New Zealand labels including Milk!, Flightless and Barely Dressed, providing support to such artists as Courtney Barnett, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Fat Freddy’s Drop, The Babe Rainbow, Klo and Banoffee.
RECON MUSIC, PUBLICITY SERVICES
In 2013 Remote Control opened the doors of its new publicity & promotions department via Recon Music, an established, boutique PR agency specialising in strategic national media campaigns.
Recon’s list of past & present clients including Sharon Van Etten, Ty Segall, Josh Pyke, The Clean, Elizabeth Rose, Allday, DZ Deathrays, Say Lou Lou, Loon Lake, Sally Seltmann, Sugar Mountain Festival, Saskwatch and Philadelphia Grand Jury.