Titonton: Music Is The Only Thing That Makes Sense In This World
Blending musical imagination with technical expertise, Titonton Duvante is recognized for his distinctive yet enigmatic sound. While his career started in the early ’90s, the music has been a vital part of his life from the very beginning. His desire to analyze and produce sounds influenced him to create at an early age, building tracks on cassette tapes by hand looping records, recording bits from the radio, taking snippets from television, and playing his cheap Casio keyboard. This innate passion for music and desire to dive deep into its world drove Titonton to pursue a degree in Musical Composition and Opera Performance, which helped give insight into the musical theory which he instinctively understood.
A true musician at heart, Titonton’s desire for experimentation continued to push him into new directions as he discovered the rave scene of the early ’90s, often traveling to Detroit to experience the burgeoning world of electronic music. His fascination for the future mixed with the emerging sounds of the underground made for a perfect fit. Finding a compatible crew to form the seminal techno band Body Release, Titonton’s musical path has since continued to reach every level of the house and techno industry. As a multifaceted composer, recording artist, producer, remixer, record label owner, and DJ, Titonton has put his deep and funky spin on every project that he touches.
Whether transmitted through his DJ sets which have been experienced across the far reaches of the world, or shared via his renowned label Residual Recordings, Titonton has continuously and widely spread the ceaseless energy that was born out of his unwavering curiosity and endless love for the music. Happy to catch up with him to discover more, Titonton provides insight into his beginnings, pivotal moments, and thoughts on the future of music.