We're excited to bring you 2 of Ottawa's top DJ/Producers, featuring MARTIN VILLENEUVE w/ RETURN OF THE JADED, featuring a special b2b birthday throwdown to mark Zoltan Kontes's birthday!
Martin Villeneuve (Hotfingers / Jungle Funk / Pornostar / Housesession / Yoshitoshi / +++ | Cloudnine Talent Agency)
Return of the Jaded (Kitball / Suara / Relief | Rogue Talent Group)
^^ birthday boy!
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MARTIN VILLENEUVE BIO:
Accomplished Canadian DJ & producer, Martin Villeneuve aka MV / Envy has released numerous productions on industry heavyweights such as Hotfingers, Housesession, Jungle Funk, Sume, Harem, Yoshitoshi, Shinichi, Pornostar, Black Hole, Juicy Music, S2G, Baroque and many others.
His music has appeared on numerous compilations around the world from the likes of Deep Dish, Chris Montana, Palash, Peter Brown, Anthony Pappa, John Creamer, Ralphi Rosario, Tune Brothers, Damian J. Carter, Jonathan Ulysses and international brands such as Armani, Hed Kandi, Ultra, Bal en Blanc, Bacardi, Global Underground, Pacha, Privilege, Tranceport and Tuborg.
His productions have received support from such notables as Danny Tenaglia, Pete Tong, Deep Dish (Sharam & Dubfire), Manuel De La Mare, Luigi Rocca, Crazibiza, Antoine Clamaran, Saeed, Paul Oakenfold, John Digweed, Roger S., DJ Vibe, Steve Lawler, Danny Howells, Erick Morillo, Chuckie, Federico Scavo and many others.
Martin has also been a sought after remixer with production credits including the likes of Paul Harris, Cevin Fisher, Boogie Pimps, Peter Brown, Sultan & Tonedepth, Tom Wax & Alex Stadler, Celeda, Tune Brothers, Mobin Master, JASEFOS, Austin Leeds, PQM, Etienne Ozborne, Zoltan Kontes, Andrea Britton, Rio Dela Duna & Dany Cohiba, The Henchmen and Starkid amongst others.
Furthermore, he shared mixing duties with Behrouz on Yoshitoshi’s 2XCD compilation ‘In House We Trust vol.2’ and with Sultan for Montreal’s ‘Bal en Blanc’ festival compilation 2XCD ‘White is Pure vol. 5’.
In addition, Martin has toured extensively during his career, traveling to over 20 countries with stops in L.A., Tokyo, Prague, Tel Aviv, Las Vegas, Budapest, New York, Jakarta, Toronto, Athens, Buenos Aires, Atlanta, Montreal, Singapore & Miami just to name a few.
His music regularly charts on all the major music sites. In 2006, his rework of the Styx classic “Mr. Roboto” reached the #1 spot overall on Beatport.
From 2006 to 2009 he owned and operated Heaven nightclub in Ottawa, Canada. 2010 marked his return to the studio with a heavy dose of upfront remixes and original productions. In January 2012, leading British music site, Trackitdown.net said "Martin is one of the most exciting new producers of the last 12 months". Present monthly residencies include Sotto in Ottawa, Circus in Montreal and New City also in Montreal. Keep your eyes out for forthcoming productions in 2014 on Vamos, Housesession & others.
RETURN OF THE JADED BIO:
Launched in 2013, Return of the Jaded rapidly made a lasting impression upon the aficionados of deep, quality underground house music.
Jaded with the existing state of affairs in the world of electronic music at the time, Zoltan Kontes created ROTJ as a counterculture movement with a desire to offer a fresh alternative to current trends.
No less than 8 of his productions have charted in the top 100 on Beatport. Further releases on Relief, Suara, Kittball and well received remixes on Enormous Tunes are a testament to the critical appreciation he has received in such a short time.
A plethora of respected DJ’s have been dropping ROTJ tracks in their sets namely the likes of Green Velvet, Pete Tong, Danny Howard, Tube & Berger, Franky Rizardo, Manuel De La Mare, Boy George, Tocadisco, Gorgon City, amongst others.
He presently hosts a monthly boiler-room type event in his hometown of Ottawa, Canada called Sunday Sessions.
ROTJ is also busy in the studio concocting new original productions that will further distinguish him as a trendsetter in a rapidly evolving music industry.