10 Tracks | 7 Pictures | 67 Questions
"This gentleman has inspired many with his taste and pushed sounds that were yet to be appreciated by many collectors and Djs worldwide, so much gratitude to his help in finding much lost music to keep our dancefloors of today on there toes"
01° TETA LANDO - 'Angolano Segne Em Frenté'
02° GUY CONQUETTE - 'Assez Fait Cancan'
03° SOLON GONCALVES - 'Nataly'
04° MARIKENA and THE FLASH GROUP - 'Dancing In The Street'
06° AMADOU BALAKÉ - 'Aminata du The'
07° THE LION AND CALYPSO CUBS - 'Kalenda March'
08° PAT THOMAS - 'I Need More'
09° BOBBY VALENTIN - 'Guarabembere'
10° SCORPIO - 'Tilulupe'
Name: De Villanova
Date of Birth: 07/12/1973
Place of birth: Paris
Astrologic Sign: Sagitarius
Family Statute: Concubinage
City you live in: Paris
Activity: Music Producer, Deejay
Digging since: 1992
Music types you're the most interested with:
Jazz, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Latin, Africa, Brasil, Caraïbes.
Little name dropping of musicians you’re listening the most:
Mulatu Astatke, Gil Scott Heron, Elis Regina, Rail Band, Henri Guédon
Initiators, persons that brings you into music:
Dondi, Mark Weamers, Latif El Otmani
Firts artists that strike you most as far as you remember
Stevie Wonder, Michaël Jackson, Jorge Ben, Chico Buarque
Records that changed your musical approach:
.James Brown 'Funky People'
.Mulatu Astatque vol°4 Buddha Compilation
.Super Djata Band 'Authentique 80'
Three musical UFO's (records):
.Pedro Santos 'Krishnanda'
.Orquestra Afro Brasileira 'Obaluayé'
According to you, some of the best
.Musicians: Coltrane, Edson Machado
.Band: Baobab, Mutantes
.Lyricist: Carlos Lyra, Vinicius De Moraes
.Singer: Pio Leyva, Sarah Vaughan, Jackson De Pandeiro
.Producer: B. Gordy
.Dj: Pal, a man called Warwick
.Label: Strata East, Blue Note
Favorite format: Any
Favorite place to dig: Shop's dead stocks
According to you, the best city in the world to dig:Any
4 best records collected:
.Gil Scott Heron 'Winter In America'
.Rail Band blue cover
.Parisian All Stars
The best piece you ever find: Solon Gonçalves CBS Lp
The best deal ever made: Abidjan dead stock
The best miss: Abidjan dead stock I missed
The best swindle: Spectrum, brazilian rock group, for 10 brazilian masterpieces.
The first record you bought: Herbie Hancock 'Man Child'
The last record you bought: Mayito Fernandez
The most expensive: Ivo Nilakreshna Lp at 500 Euros from Latif
The unfound yet: One of Henri Guedon's cover of 'Son Tamboo La'
Best track ever: .to wake up: 'Song for my father' Horace Silver
.to kill the dancefloor: 'Zombie' Fela
.for your funerals: 'Peace go with you brother' Gil Scott Heron
Please quote 5 person according to you that changed musical history:
James Brown, Joao Gilberto, John Coltrane, Jorge Ben, Chuck D
3 stroking personality according to you, of the last century:
Césaire, Kennedy, Pierre Verger
3 words to describe what politics need nowadays:
Dedication, Competence, Generosity
In few words, what does "independant/underground culture" make you think of: Life
Your favorite writers: Steinbeck, Confiant, Tolkien
Your favorite type of literature: Novels
Your 3 most loved books:
.Raphaël Confiant 'Ravines du devant-jour'
.Aimé Césaire 'Cahier d'un retour au pays natal'
.Patrick Chamoiseau 'Solibo magnifique'
Favorite book about music: P. Quignard 'La haine de la musique'
Favorite magazine/newspaper: Fluide Glacial / Le Monde
Favorite comics: Achille Talon, Edika, Larcenet
Favorite director and why in 3 words:
John Cassavettes: love, excess, addiction
Favorite movies: Killing of a chinese Bookie, Love Streams
Favorite OST: Superfly
Favorite movie melting cinematic and musical qualities: 'Shadows' Cassavettes
Some of your most loved painter or graphic artist: Matisse, Braque, Heitor Dos Prazezes, Romare Bearden
Favorite museum: Museum Afro Brasil (Sao Paulo)
First show you attempted: Renaud
The last: Push Up
What was the job you wanted to do while kid: Clown
One thing that changed your life: My daughter
Please quote 3 others passion that jazz your life:
art in general, challenges, travelling
.character: Cosmo Vitelli
.disguise suit: Priest
.way of transport: plane
Best visited country: Brazil !
Next country you would like to visit: Zanzibar
Best place to play records: Turning Point
Best place to make party: Criolina
The thing you hate the most: fakeness
One sentence that could be a device: Ninguem de luz a cego
Three words to describe digging:
creativity, perseverence, patience
Last kind words: