Electronic Dance Music is alive and well in the USA and proof comes in the unmistakable sound of Tom Colontonio. In the four short years since his first release, Colontonio has emerged as one of an exciting new breed of producers. Consistently releasing productions on exclusive
electronic music labels such as Armada, Vandit, Spinnin’ and Discover, he has successfully positioned himself alongside the most acclaimed producers in the industry.
Tom Colontonio’s assault on the EDM scene comes on the back of a longstanding DJing career and many years spent in bands and as a session guitarist. Undoubtedly, it is this solid musical background which gives his productions such technical depth and polished soundscapes. Soon after first turning his hand to production came Colontonio’s breakthrough release, 2007’s ‘Rounder’. The track received strong support and was championed by trance aficionado Paul van Dyk, catapulting Tom Colontonio into the consciousness of fans and industry insiders alike. He has gone on to emulate this success in subsequent productions with ‘The One’, ‘Reflection’ and ‘Elysium’ all showcasing his crisp production skills and ability to combine melody with energetic, hard-hitting low ends.
Without a doubt it is that trademark Colontonio sound, driving and atmospheric, that has cemented his tracks in the CD wallets of the DJ elite and earned him a place at the top of the “about to skyrocket” pile. Aside from his memorable original productions, Colontonio’s list of collaborations and remixes reads like an all-star line up. No stranger to the spotlight, this talented US producer can boast collaborations with Sophie Sugar and John O’Callaghan and also remixes for trance heavyweights Sean Tyas, Activa and Paul van Dyk. Keen to blur the lines between trance and house, Colontonio's latest productions signal a departure in to an exciting, genre-bending style of EDM. One thing's for sure - Tom Colontonio is simply unstoppable.
Now more than ever, Tom Colontonio is carving his way to the top of the thriving EDM scene via strong, genre-fusing productions and memorable peak-time performances. If you’re lucky enough to catch one of his live shows, you’ll soon see why. Having already brought his signature sound to over 20 countries, he has now turned his attention to crafting his own brand of clubnight. ‘Omega’ is New Jersey’s hottest new event and Tom Colontonio is at the helm.
Catch Tom Colontonio every month on his exclusive “Electronic Pressure” radioshow on Afterhours.FM and the “Electronic Pressure”, which can be subscribed to via iTunes.