Pitch Control Marketing was founded in 2001 by Sergio Goncalves and in its most recent years of operation, has been joined by Dance Music industry veteran Joe (joeB) Berinato. Together they’re blazing a beat-filled path into the next decade of electronic music campaigns by helping producers, remixers, singers, and labels bring their music into the limelight.
Pitch Control has been on the leading edge of worlwide dance/club music marketing and promotion andwith a combined 40 years of record label, airwave, lifestyle and publishing experience, both Sergio & Joe have helped gain artist exposure with an emphasis on USA terrestrial, virtual and satellite radio, press, mixshow, as well as procuring many #1 Billboard Dance Music charting records. Campaigns for major DJs and artists have included Madonna, Cher, Kaskade, Depeche Mode, Brittany Spears, Justin Timberlake, Usher feat WILL.I.AM., R.Kelly, Prince, Charice, Chic, Bob Sinclar feat. Master Gee & Wonder Mike of the original Sugar Hill Gang, Felix the Housecat, ShapeShifters, Chaka Khan, Roger Sanchez, Sylvia Tosun, Barbara Tucker, Kim English, Oscar G., New Order, Louie Vega, David Morales, and other underground House artists Jon Cutler, Osunlade, Danny Krivit, Joe Claussell, Quentin Harris, Joi Cardwell, Lisa Shaw, Monique Bingham and many more.
Sergio Goncalves is the original founder of Pitch Control Marketing, Inc. Prior to Pitch Control, Sergio worked at Warner Bros/Reprise Records in both New York and Los Angeles as a Director of Promotion and Marketing. He was responsible for a vast array of remixes commissioned and marketing campaigns during his 10 years at the company. Prior to Warner Bros, Sergio worked at MicMac Records, a New York independent dance label, and WQHT Radio (Hot 97)/ New York.
Joe (joeB) Berinato gained his experience working for Billboard & The New Yorker Magazines and was a founding member of Flyer Magazine NYC, the city’s very first pocket-sized Urban Culture Guide. joeB, as he’s known, was also Hot Dance Club Play Chart Coordinator and Special Events Producer for Billboard’s Dance Music Summit After Hours Showcases in Chicago. Most recently he was granted the honor of becoming a Grammy Judge while serving his tenure as Label Manager for legendary House Music label King Street Sounds / Nite Grooves Recordings / Street King Records. In the past twenty years he’s also performed a wide variety of other Creative Management duties including Independent and Corporate Promotions / PR, Tour Management (Southport Weekender (UK), Cape Town Jazz Festival (South Africa), Sapporo Music Fesitval (Japan), SEEME Dance Music Conference (Bulgaria), WMC Miami, and more), Artist Bookings, Artist Management, A&R/Remix Coordination, CD Liner Note Penning, Sponsorship Acquisition and Partnership Branding for DJ Magazine USA.
Fueled by the hustle for Electronic Music and living their active lives enveloped in its culture, together they’re taking traditional means of recording artist promotion and marketing to new heights through innovation and interpersonal connections made every day.