Martin Villeneuve

Martin Villeneuve

Biography

Biography

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, Bootleg Social, 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, Tune Brothers, 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 Gas also in Montreal. Keep on the lookout for forthcoming productions in 2014 on Vamos, Housesession & others.

 

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