New Releases – Friday, August 28th, 2015

August 28th, 2015

The Lighthouse And The Whaler Mont Royal CD | Vinyl | Digital
Chilly Gonzales Spotify Session Digital
East of Avenue East of Avenue Digital

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Chilly Gonzales Chambers Composer’s Commentary Digital
John Hulburt Opus III CD | Vinyl
Julian Calor Evolve CD
Ahab The Boats of the Glen Carrig CD
Blistered The Poison of Self Confinement CD
Shadow Age Silaluk 7″ Vinyl
L.J. Reynolds Get To This CD
Rich Boy Featuring… CD
C-Bo The Mobfather 2 CD
David Gogo What’s Not To Like Digital
Liam Corcoran Rom-Drom (a mini album) Digital
Hy Brasil Animal’s Grace Digital

Distort Inc. & Fontana North Welcome RITUAL To The Family

August 25th, 2015


Distort Inc. / Fontana North are excited to announce the Canadian signing of RITUAL from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada! RITUAL is the brainchild of former Dead and Divine vocalist, Matt Ryan Tobin. After the untimely demise of Dead and Divine’s decade long career, charting Billboard charts with multiple records; Tobin found himself far from finished. With little to no time spent mourning, he threw himself head first into a new musical endeavour with the aid of four musicians who found themselves feeling all too similar. The band will release their self-titled debut album via Distort Inc. / Fontana North (Canada), Bullet Tooth (Worldwide) and Halfcut / Shock (Australia / New Zealand) in Fall 2015.


The Lighthouse And The Whaler Premiere ‘Mont Royal’ Via Paste Magazine

August 24th, 2015

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Listen To ‘Mont Royal’ via Paste Magazine HERE
Pre-Order ‘Mont Royal’ HERE

The Lighthouse and the Whaler debuted a full stream of their new album ‘Mont Royal‘  yesterday via Paste Magazine. The record will arrive in stores this Friday, August 28th via Roll Call Records and Fontana North.

The Cleveland, OH-based four-piece will celebrate the ‘Mont Royal’ release with a home-town show at the Beachland Ballroom this Friday. The Lighthouse and the Whaler will then set out on a month-long North American headlining tour beginning September 14th in St. Louis, MO and continuing through October 13th in Chicago, IL.


Raghav Releases Video For ‘Until The Sun Comes Up’

August 24th, 2015

Get ‘Until The Sun Comes Up’ Via iTunes HERE

After over a million views of the lyric video, and the song steadily gaining traction on radio – today, Raghav has released the official video for  ’Until The Sun Comes Up.’  The track features Grammy Award winning rapper Nelly, and Bollywood superstar Abhishek Bachchan.

Of the track Raghav says, “I hope people will look years from now at this song being a singular moment when east and west collaborated in a way that has a true global musical impact.  And performing it with Abhishek (who is the most talented human I’ve ever met) and Nelly (who is a legend) make this song even more special to me.

A powerful video,  ’Until The Sun Comes Up’ highlights the lack of electricity in Africa.  After teaming up with (an international NGO that has the goal of eliminating the kerosene lamp from Africa by the year 2020) Raghav distributed over 300 solar lights to school-age children in the small rural township of Shungubweni, in Tanzania. Raghav purchased these lights to personally deliver them to the community. (more…)

New Releases – Friday, August 21st, 2015

August 21st, 2015

JP Hoe Hideaway CD | Digital | Digital Deluxe
The Devil Wears Prada Space EP CD | Vinyl+CD | Digital
The Fratellis Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied CD | Digital

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AFX orphaned deejay selek 2006-2008 CD | Vinyl
Various Artists 20 Years Of Skint 3CD
Million Dead Harmony No Harmony VinylDigital
Twiztid W.I.C.K.E.D. 2Vinyl
Modern Lovers Modern Lovers LP Vinyl
B.B. King The Blues Biography CD
The Jarvis Street Revue Mr. Oil Man Vinyl
Ptarmigan Ptmarigan Vinyl
The 49th Parallel 49th Parallel – Singles & B-Sides Vinyl
Patrick Lehman Butchy’s Son CD
Singers & Players War Of Words Vinyl
Fatboy Slim You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby 2Vinyl
Dralms Shook Digital
The Dears Here’s To The Death Of All The Romance (Edit) Digital
Stone Iris Have Mercy Digital
Hy Brasil Tight Rope Digital

Oneohtrix Point Never Set To Release ‘Garden Of Delete’ On November 13

August 20th, 2015

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Read Oneohtrix Point Never’s Letter Announcing The New Record  HERE

With a letter to his fans and  a video clip titled ‘Flame‘ running on his website - news of the forthcoming Oneohtrix Point Never album is officially out. ‘Garden Of Delete‘ will be released on November 13, 2015 via Warp Records and Fontana North. The record features song titles such as ‘Sticky Drama,’ ‘Ezra,’ ‘I Bite Through It,’ ‘Animals,’ and ‘Mutant Standard.’


Peaches Premieres New Video ‘Close Up’ With Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

August 18th, 2015

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Pre-Order ‘Rub’ Via iTunes HERE

On September 25, 2015 Peaches will release ‘Rub,’ her first album of new material in 6 years on I U She Music via Fontana North.

Today, she showcases her new video for ‘Close Up.’ In it, Peaches enters the brazen world of Mexican wrestling with her musical collaborator turned coach Sonic Youth‘s Kim Gordon. Peaches takes on a string of female wrestlers and Luchadores, including Cassandro and Dirty Sanchez. The outrageous video was filmed in Los Angeles and was directed by Vice Cooler, Peaches’ frequent video collaborator and co-producer of her new album.


West coast blues-rocker David Gogo set to release ‘Vicksburg Call’ September 4th on Cordova Bay Records

August 14th, 2015

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 Pre-order ‘Vicksburg Call’ on iTunes and get “Cuts Me To The Bone” and “Our Last Goodbye” instantly

 For over two decades David Gogo has been recording and performing all over the world, bringing his magnetic and accessible groove-fueled blend of blues and rock to audiences of all ages. The British Columbia based guitarist and vocalist’s name has become synonymous with the Canadian blues scene, and with good reason. Vicksburg Call (September 4) is Gogo’s 14th release and is poised to add even more acclaim to an already impressive inventory. He’s earned numerous accolades, including five JUNO nominations and multiple Maple Blues Awards. He has thousands of tour miles under his belt and has played on stage with B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Bo Diddley and Otis Rush as well as opened for ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Charles Bradley and many others.


New Releases – Friday, August 14th, 2015

August 14th, 2015

Rayland Baxter Imaginary Man CD | Vinyl | Digital
Ben Rogers The Bloodred Yonder CD | Digital
The Most Serene Republic Ontario Morning Digital

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YACHT I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler Digital
The Jones Gang Any Day Now CD
Looming Nailbiter CD | Vinyl
Creations Unworthy/Humility CD
King Conquer 1776 CD
Murder Death Kill Negative Reinforcement CD
Triptides Azur CD | Vinyl
José James The Dreamer CD | Vinyl
Seb Wildblood Foreign Parts 2Vinyl
David Gogo Cuts Me To The Bone Digital
David Gogo Our Last Goodbye Digital
Bellwoods (feat. Odessa) Live It Up (Francais) Digital
Poor Young Things Like An Animal Digital
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Paper Mâché Dream Balloon Digital

East Of Avenue Set To Release Self-Titled Debut EP On August 28, 2015

August 13th, 2015

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Pre-Order Their Self-Titled EP Via iTunes HERE

On August 28, 2015 East of Avenue will be releasing their self-titled debut EP via Fifth Kid Records and Fontana North.

Originally capturing attention with their debut single ‘Paper Planes,‘ which grabbed ears across the country when it was first heard in Walmart Canada’s holiday advertising campaign – the Toronto-based duo (comprised of Noel Thomson and Sean Fischer) have quickly ascended from unknown indie act to charting on iTunes Canada, hitting the #32 position on the Mediabase Hot AC radio charts and being named Bell Media’s January 2015 Future Star. With all those wins, they inevitably found themselves on the newly minted Fifth Kid Records - which is founded by The Watchmen’s guitarist, and Vapor Music President, Joey Serlin.