By Gian Paolo Fontani

Gian Paolo Fontani was born in La Spezia on 1983 February 12th. From an early age he feeds a passion for music. In 1999, he begins to ‘play’ with music with a simple software on PlayStation. He starts to get into the music world in 2005, switching to Mac and using Logic, a well-known music production software. After so many years of study and attempts, in 2012 enters into the production world, using the pseudonym ‘Il Viaggiatore’ with the Gamepad Records independent label, debuting with the single ‘Anima’, containing three electronic tracks. One year later, Gian Paolo releases EP ‘Fotogrammi Di Vita’, a mini collection of unpublished tracks. The path of Gian Paolo is colored by other projects, including another single titled ‘Rinascita’ in May 2012 and a few months later, in November, the album ‘Ali Di Azzurro’, containing 20 songs. In Gamepad Records, Gian Paolo continues to produce other tracks and various remixes of songs by other producers. His tracks are placed in various compilations. In 2013 Gian Paolo produces the single ‘Melancholy’ on Italo Rumble Digital independent label, managed by the producer Salvatore De Rubis. He continues to work for both labels and in September of 2014, after a brief stop, Gian Paolo leaves ‘Il Viaggiatore’ pseudonym and he signs with his real name, he produces the single ‘Spirit’ with the orchestral introduction produced by Ruben Paganelli, a well-known musician, arranger and composer who also worked in Media Records alongside Gigi D’Agostino. The 2015 is surrounded by a variety of productions that Gian Paolo produces on its own digital label. In February 2016 Gian Paolo sets up the Fountains Records label. Time will tell…

reFX – Nexus 3

This is the new Nexus. Faster, bigger, better in every way. New Librarian Completely new librarian. It’s large so it can fit all the content available for NEXUS3! It features three columns for easy navigation, and displays counters for folders, categories, and presets. Color-coded tags, bookmarks, favorites, and a dedicated location for user presets. Easily…

Roland Cloud Presents Three New SRX Instruments!

Roland Cloud Presents Three New SRX Instruments! A TRIO OF NEW VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS BASED ON THREE CLASSIC SRX TITLES! Roland Cloud’s  SRX ELECTRIC PIANO, SRX  STRINGS, and SRX BRASS draw from the spirit of the original hardware boards with the meticulous attention to detail for which Roland is known.   Upon its release, SRX ELECTRIC PIANO—the twelfth title in the SRX series—described itself…

Flume Feat. Vera – Rushing Back (Gian Paolo Fontani Remix)

Metapop Link: gianp.it/RushingBackGPFRmx Welcome to the official remix competition for Flume’s latest release ‘Rushing Back’ feat. Vera Blue. The track features Flume’s beautifully broken melodies over a heavy bass, all complemented by Vera Blue’s dynamic and glowing vocal. Now it’s your chance to put your spin on the trademark Flume sound. Got what it takes to become our next #RemixThis champion? Enter your remix now for a chance to…

Reptile Room – Games (Gian Paolo Fontani Remix)

New remix on Metapop… Link: gianp.it/GamesGPFRmx Welcome to the official remix competition for ‘Games’, an infectious future pop banger from up and comers Reptile Room.  Atlanta based trio Reptile Room‘s rapid ascent continues apace with their latest album JADE, which comes hot on the heels of global success with their collab with ASCO on ‘We Come Alive’ which has been played by the likes…

DistroKid (Twitter – 23/08/2019)

ANNOUNCEMENT! Get your music into TikTok, only with DistroKid. We’re the only distributor in the world that can get independent artists into TikTok. Free for all DistroKid members. Enjoy & thanks for the love. (also-click “add to more stores” to add old releases to #tiktok too💥)

Apple News (Twitter – 16/08/2019)

If you recognize what’s in this photo, you’re officially old — at least according to this young person, who has never seen a floppy disk before. (via @TheAVClub) apple.co/305jozj