New Releases – Tuesday, December 10, 2013

December 10th, 2013

“Showtime, Storytime” was filmed at the world’s biggest metal festival, this year’s Wacken Open Air Festival, with 17 cameras capturing Nightwish’s performance. The Finnish band perform 16 tracks from their full catalogue on the “Showtime” disc while the tour documentary “Please Learn The Setlist in 48 Hours” and Nightwish table hockey tournament feature on disc 2 “Storytime”. The 2CD or 2CD/2DVD sets are perfect picks for any metalhead. New Pheromone Recordings signee, Vancouver’s Good For Grapes release their debut full length “Man On The Page”. Capturing their on-stage energy and furious rhythms over the course of the album’s 13 tracks, this band is sure to bring out the folk stomp in anyone. The first year of Diplo and Paul Devro’s Mad Decent imprint label Jeffree’s saw the release of some truly genre defining hits, now being collected on “Best Of Jeffree’s Vol. 1″. With tracks like Zebra Katz’ “Ima Read”, Three Loco’s “Neato” and of course Diplo’s “Express Yourself” headlining the album’s 33 tracks, the varied 2-disc collection has something for any dance fan.

Nightwish “Showtime, Storytime” 2CD / 2DVD
Good For Grapes “Man On The Page”
Various Artists “Best Of Jeffree’s Vol. 1″

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Here are the remaining release from Fontana North this week:
Bonde do Role “Tropicalbacanal (Deluxxxe Version)”
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) “And Anyway It’s Christmas” 7″
Bassnectar “Freestyle / Wildstyle”
Bassnectar “Timestretch / Take You Down”
Foghat “Live In St. Pete” DVD
Various Artists “Concert For Ronnie Montrose – A Celebration Of His Life In Music” DVD
Various Artists “I Heard The Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel From The Nashboro Label, 1951-1983” 4CD

Periphery Releases Their New EP ‘Clear’ On January 28th

December 5th, 2013


On January 28th, Periphery will release ‘Clear‘ their brand new EP via Distort INC. and Fontana North. A unique take on collaborative music making, the EP will build the momentum for their upcoming full-length album ‘Juggernaut‘ which will hit the shelves later in the year.

The ‘Clear’ EP represents the sum total of Periphery’s unrivaled achievement and the promise of what’s to come courtesy of seven tracks most bands would be extremely grateful to see comprise a full LP.   Jack Bowen (guitars) states:  ”Clear is an experiment to explore all of the different writing styles in the band. It’s rare when you have a band where every member is capable of writing and producing music. With each member controlling their own track, this recording enabled us to go down any path we chose in terms of style and sound.”


New Releases – Tuesday, December 3, 2013

December 3rd, 2013

2013 is coming to a close and while the music press are putting together their Best of the Year lists the “Trance 100 – Best of 2013″ compilation is doing just the same. Featuring tracks by superstar DJ’s, from Armin van Buuren, Markus Schulz, Tiesto and Dash Berlin to Aly & Fila, W&W and Chicane, but also rising talents such as Shogun, Omnia, Andrew Rayel, Arty, MaRLO, this 4 CD takes you on a musical journey through a trancy 2013.See the immense track list here. Recorded live off the floor and released digitally earlier this year is The Noble Thiefs “Got It Made / When You’re In Love”. The high energy of their live set is pressed into a 7″ single which explodes into a dance-inducing drive only 20 seconds in. Watch them performing it live from the Fringe Theatre Festival (the girl doing cartwheels and men dancing are really feeling the beat!). Fast Romantics’ latest record “Afterlife Blues” was released on CD and digitally October 8th and it’s coming to vinyl just in time for the shopping season. Watch their hilarious video for catchy single “Funeral Song” (song starts at 0:51).

Various Artists “Trance 100 – Best of 2013″ 4 x CD
The Noble Thiefs “Got It Made / When You’re In Love” 7″
Fast Romantics “Afterlife Blues” vinyl

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Here are the remaining release from Fontana North this week:
Thought Beneath Film “Christmas Day” Single
Of Mice & Men “You’re Not Alone” Single
Young Galaxy “Hard To Tell” Single