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Music Management

Ross Allen's Meltdown

Website Design & Social Media Consultancy

Music is at the heart of what Ross does. He is currently hosting radio shows, running his new Meltdown record label, A&Ring for Island Records, managing producers and artists, DJing at his residency in London’s West End, and playing all over the planet.

People around the world know Ross for one or many of his different roles. Through his work at Island Records, Ross continues to A&R for artists including DJ Shadow & Kid Adrift.

During his previous forray into the record industry, he set up indie label Casual Records, releasing music from future stars including Lady Sovereign, Country Got Soul and Foreign Beggars.

He has also overseen commercial hits from the likes of the Sugarbabes and Talvin Singh, and is widely heralded as having discovered Dizzee Rascal, after being the first person to write a piece about him when he was unknown.

As well as his A&R work, Ross has also moved into management over the past few years and is currently looking after several acts; South London MC and featured MC on MIA’s Paper Planes - Afrikan Boy. Plus highly regarded, UK producers Ceri Evans (aka Sunship) and Mark Pritchard.


Featured Release

  • 107 days ago: New film we've produced about #NobelPeacePrize nominated West Papua independence leader @BennyWenda http://t.co/PFS7nR7n34 #documentary
  • 318 days ago: RT @ADFofficial: Asian Dub Foundation live and in full effect.Bologna Laboratorio Crash!14th March.Can't wait.. http://t.co/DO3nUVjzc9
  • 325 days ago: RT @zevion: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes http://t.co/DJd6kjdc2i #TEDTalk #mindfulness #headspace
  • 329 days ago: RT @HumphreyKing: Hot meals, housing bring cheer to Syrian refugees in Bulgaria http://t.co/Knnq3WThcJ
  • 348 days ago: RT @djhistory: When Rap Ruled The World, pics from 3rd Bass: http://t.co/NQKCd8hpiK
  • 350 days ago: Music meets political intentions. EZLN & Indigenous Resistance compilation http://t.co/FeKgUkvTQT #zapatistas
  • 354 days ago: RT @akrockefeller: via @bedlamfury Furtherance of the Cruel Face of Thai Fascism http://t.co/yOUUKnw50L
  • 360 days ago: RT @onusherwood: New On-Sound Dub Plate http://t.co/sjLatbEJFX
  • 360 days ago: RT @zevion: Uruguayan president signs bill legalizing marijuana trade — RT News: http://t.co/jaCfXPAuFo #breakingthetaboo @SamBranson
  • 368 days ago: RT @ITS_News_Alerts: Natural resources at the heart of CAR crisis http://t.co/eoRepxrmHK