North Of America

North of America is a rock band from Nova Scotia that has recorded with Matlock Records in Canada and the American label Level Plane Records. Members of Halifax's State Champs and Truro's The Motes formed North of America in 1997. They have toured throughout North America and Europe, and members have been involved with other musical projects such as The Plan, The Holy Shroud, Instruments, Vkngs, The Got To Get Got, Ov Gramme, production for Buck 65, and composition of original music for the award winning CBC television show Street Cents.

The original line-up of the band consisted of Michael Catano, Mark Mullane, J. LaPointe, and Mark Colavecchia. LaPointe left the band after the recording of This is Dance Floor Numerology in 2001. LaPointe was replaced by Jim MacAlpine as of the 2003 Level Plane release, Brothers, Sisters.

North of America disbanded after releasing Brothers, Sisters. Current members now reside in Halifax and Vancouver. Since the breakup, the band has played a number of reunion shows, most recently in 2010,as well as embarking on a Canadian tour in 2005 with Ted Leo and the Pharmacists.

A collection of rarities and outtakes, 12345678910 was released in 2010 on cassette label Bart Records.


North Of America Discography Tracks


North Of America These Songs Are Cursed (Album) Rewika Records Germany 1999 Sell This Version
North Of America This Is Dance Floor Numerology (Album) Rewika Records US 2001 Sell This Version
North Of America Brothers, Sisters. (Album) Rewika Records Germany 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

North Of America Elements Of An Incomplete Map (EP, Album) Matlock Records Canada 1998 Sell This Version
none North Of America North Of America(Cass, EP) Not On Label none Canada 1998 Sell This Version
MTS008 North Of America Bayonet Point(7") Montesano Records MTS008 US 1999 Sell This Version
North Of America The Sepultura (EP) The Kingdom Of God Canada 2000 Sell This Version


REW 026 North Of America Elements Of An Incomplete Map Pt. II(CD, Comp) Rewika Records REW 026 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
BART 013 North Of America 12345678910(Cass, Comp) Bart Records BART 013 Canada 2010 Sell This Version