Thomas Penton

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

As one of the first pioneers to introduce house & dance music to his native South Florida, this veteran has been DJ’ing, producing, & releasing techno projects since 1992. Since then, Penton has produced various releases that have fueled the best talents in the world. Penton’s productions have been supported for over a decade by Sasha, John Digweed, Judge Jules, Paul Oakenfold, and countless others.

Today, he has released over 100 various projects on some of the industries highest respected dance labels, including Perfecto, Armada, System Rec., In Charge, Beatfreak, Stereo Productions, Sutil, Baroque & more. For-more his many past & present productions are featured on numerous compilations from some of the industries largest selling dance labels, such as Euphoria, Gatecrasher, Bedrock, and Perfecto. His style has crossed all borders, from producing a wide range of progressive, tribal, electro, techno, and house releases. His productions have received acclaim press from some of the industries largest dance magazines and online publications.

Penton also heads his own label, Electric Candy Recordings. Running since 2006, the label allows him to focus on a mixture of electro, house & progressive styled projects, with many releases scheduled throughout 2008. The label has feature numerous international artists such as: Thomas Gold, Jerome Isma-Ae, Alex Armes, Sam Stizer (aka Sergio Armes), John C, Kotoswitch, Chris Reece, Tyler Michaud, Gabriel Batz, D6, Nick Galea, Dav id Michael, Peter Presta, Tronso, Martin H., Hernan Serrao, Scott Anselmo, Damien Heck, Santiago Nino, Audio Junkies, Cecil McCarthy and many more. Most projects are out now and receiving massive support worldwide.

Thomas has also been the featured artist at numerous publications & retailers, including www.Beatport.com. And at the beginning of 2007, his release, ‘Jacks Funk’ topped the sales chart at www.Beatport.com for several weeks. Releases from his label ECR are available now exclusively at www.Beatport.com.

His studio productions also include sample library cds for production studios & artists titled, Essential Drums & Percussion Vol. I. and Essential Loops & Sound Effects; which has been featured in Future Music Magazine. And now Vol. III of the Essential Series is finally released. It features an all new pallett of sounds catering to all styles of electronic music production. 200 Kicks, Loops, Hats, Snares/Claps, Sound Effects, Bassline Loops, and Synth Stabs (all 24bit wav. samples). All three volumes are available exclusively at www.Resonantvibes.com.

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