Time for Renewal

Hello and a belated Happy New Year to you all – I hope you had an amazing time…and are ready to take on 2014. I can’t believe how fast this year is going.

So far this year I have already completed a guest mix for TranceSound.net and for UCB Beats Radio which will be broadcast shortly and also have another 2 guest mix slots lined up.
I have also uploaded a preview of my new track called ‘Renewal’ with an amazing remix coming soon from a top UK DJ/Producer.

Also, just been booked to play at Dance for Justice in June. This event is a fund-raiser for a UK based charity called Hope for Justice I am really looking forward to this event and being involved with this great charity.

Tickets are not yet on sale, but you can get more info from their facebook page www.facebook.com/danceforjustice

If you are on twitter, please follow me for more regular updates www.twitter.com/sonarzone

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Christmas Guest

Well, there are only a few more days left until Christmas.  I hope you have got all your presents wrapped and ready under the tree.

I am really excited to be the featured guest DJ on EuphoricNation/TranceParadise radio show on Boxing Day ( 26th December ) which will be broadcast live on Club Beats TV and ETN.FM You can follow Euphoric Nation/Trance Paradise on Facebook and Twitter

This has been an amazing year for me. Apart from having my track ( Utopia ) played by some of the top DJ’s of the world, such as Photographer, Above and Beyond, Karl Forde, having the opportunity to host my own radio show on TranceRadio.fm, and playing a set in the home of techno – Detroit, – my wife also had another beautiful baby boy.

It really has been an exciting and fun-filled year, but…next year if going to be even better,  so watch this space.

Already I have a new track ready for release called ‘Renewal’ , a few remix projects in the pipeline plus many more uplifting trance mixes.  All my mixes will all be uploaded to iTunes , Mixcloud , Youtube , and of course my Podcast page so be sure to check them out.

Remember you can get two FREE – Sonar Zone – tracks from 2011 on the Media page of my website.

Well, that’s about it for 2013….but before I go I would like to say special thanks to all the DJ’s/producers ( too many to mention in this blog ) who have supported my mixes/releases and  a massive thanks to everyone who has bought my music and downloaded the free tracks. Your support is much appreciated.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year

More free music

Thanks to everyone who downloaded my free track ‘Restoration’ last week, glad so many of you manage to grab a copy.  If you missed it, or if you want to send the link to your friends, please click RESTORATION – Free Download

As there was such a great response from ‘Restoration’ and given that we are less than 2 weeks away from Christmas, I have decided to give away another FREE  track.  This track was  originally released independently back in 2011 and was available on all good download stores.   Simply click the image link below for your free track. Feel free to share this link with any friends and family…

Now off you go and get your Christmas presents all wrapped up.

Click for a FREE DOWNLOAD
Click for a FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Sad News..

Hey everyone,

I just received an email with some sad news. Unfortunately TranceRadio.fm is closing down on 15th December. 

I would like to thank the station owners VIzionaru Kty and Christian DjPhalanx Sprung for hosting my ‘In the Zone’ radio shows and wish them every success in their new ventures.

That means that this week – Sunday 1st December will be the last episode on TranceRadio.fm and I will be looking for a new home for the show. I will be posting details of a new location as soon as possible. 

Last Episode Facebook page

 

What’s going on??

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So, I have a new baby..and you don’t hear from me for a few weeks… ‘what is going on’  I hear you ask… well where to start..

Baby James is getting bigger and settling into the household nicely, and life is going great.

In other news… I have completed a new track called ‘Renewal’  – listeners to my show on TranceRadio.fm will already have heard the exclusive preview but if you missed it, you can download it on iTunes or listen to it on Mixcloud

I also made an special guest mix for Underground Revival radio in Atlanta which you can download from Soundcloud

Don’t forget my track ‘Utopia – The Remixes’  ( as featured on Above and Beyond Global Therapy ) is available from all good download stores including iTunes – Beatport – and TrackItDown

That’s about all for now.. make sure you tune into ‘Episode 007’ of my radio show on tranceradio.fm  and join the ‘facebook event page‘ for timings, full tracklisting and other news.

Feel free to get in touch with me on Twitter on Google+ or Facebook

 

New Arrival

Hi everyone,

Got some exciting personal news for you…

On 5th November at 08.53 my wife gave birth to our third child. A beautiful boy called James Ethan Thomson weighing just under 8lbs – both mother and bay are doing great – not sure about the dad though 🙂

I think he’s going to take after his dad..as he was already spotted wearing headphones.  I managed to get a quick photo as proof 🙂 These ‘headphones’ we actually used in a proper medical hearing test but it looks pretty cool anyway.

Having some time out for #familytime but will be back very soon.

In the meantime, remember you can listen to past episodes of ‘In the Zone’ on Mixcloud , Youtube , and on Podcast

James Ethan Thomson

Hope for Justice

When you book Sonar Zone to DJ at your events – you are also helping to end human trafficking in the UK with Hope for Justice

A percentage from the booking fee will be paid direct to Hope for Justice.  To find out more about the amazing work Hope for Justice does, or to donate to them head over to http://hopeforjustice.org.uk/

Sonar Zone also is part of the team that organised  Dance for Justice an event to raise funds and awareness for Hope for Justice.  All the DJ’s played for free, and 100% of all the ticket money was given to the charity. If you would to put on a similar event or would like Sonar Zone to organise one near you please get in touch.

Hope for Justice exists to see the end of human trafficking and slavery in the UK, in our generation.

Media coverage for Dance for Justice
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Worldwide Release

Beatport

After what seems to have been a life-time… the worldwide release for Utopia – The remixes has finally arrived.

The build-up for this release has been incredible with massive support from Above and Beyond and everyone who voted on ‘Push the Button’  it has also received support from many other great DJs and fellow producers, including the legendary Photographer.

Now you can get your very own copy from ALL good download stores including iTunes, Amazon , TrackItDown and of course from Beatport

Once you have downloaded your copy, please let me know on my Sonar Zone facebook page or Twitter and I will give you a mention.

I would like to thank Aaron Waters and everyone from Fuzion Four Records for releasing this EP, and Dave Deen at Promo-Cloud.com ( If you own a record company and don’t use Promo-Cloud… GET ON IT.

and finally…massive thanks to the producers – Karl Forde, Digital Cuplrit and Maxem  for their remixes of Utopia.

Above and Beyond recap

Hey everyone,

thanks again for all your votes for the  ‘Push the button‘ feature on Above and Beyond Global Therapy Show.

Thanks to all your support my track Utopia was played not once, not twice but THREE times in a row.

You can listen again to the full show at the links below

http://www.aboveandbeyond.nu/radio/abgt044

http://www.aboveandbeyond.nu/radio/abgt045

http://www.aboveandbeyond.nu/radio/abgt046

After a bit of a delay I can also reveal that Utopia will now be released on ALL good download stores on Monday 7th October 2013,  through Fuzion Four Records,  BUT you can pre-order it NOW on iTunes.

Finally…if you have enjoyed any of my music over the last 365 days, please take a minute to vote for Sonar Zone in the Vestax Scottish DJ20

Thanks for making it to the end of this blog….and for all your support. Feel free to email me at tim@sonarzone.co.uk