Who are you and what is your artist name?
My real name is Vincent boiron, I am 30 years old, I come from Valence in France and my artist name is Hoani Teano
What’s your background?
I started to learn music and to produce music with fruity loops in 2011 with my friend Spencer K
I started to play when I was 15 years old.
I started to play deephouse and slowly I played organic house and now I play afro house, afro tech and tribal
How has your practice change over time?
I think my music has evolved with my age and especially with my travels
What music genre do you most identify with?
To play afro house, afro tech and tribal and to make, I guess organic house and downtempo
What themes do you pursue?
It is a good question, I like to live day by day and to follow my mood
What’s your scariest experience?
This year when I had to change my distribution company, It was really hard to find an agency that suits me. I almost thought about quitting my label Nomadism Records
What’s your favourite art work?
I guess Vibet EP from Bekando and Steven Sanchez
Describe a real-life situation that inspired you?
When I am traveling and when I can understand the music from the world
What’s your most embarrassing moment?
I guess when my friend from the Karismatik booked me too play in Amsterdam and my set was horrible
What jobs have you done other than being an artist?
I work in fashion for a luxury Italian brand
It is simple, it makes me happy
What memorable responses have you had to your work?
I am happy to work with humble people
What food, drink, song inspires you?
Italian and Spanish food when I don’t have time to eat. French food when I have friends at home.
And when I am traveling I want to eat only local food.
First, French one, second Italian wine otherwise cocktail with basil, amaretto or espresso martini
What do you like about your work?
Meeting people from all around the world
What makes you angry?
What superpower would you have and why?
Teleportation to visit the world
Name something you love, and why.
Again, traveling to meet people from all around the world
Name something you hate, and why.
I am sorry but borders and religions, I guess it is the worst thing it from our current society and from millennia. For me we are all the same and we are all equal
What is your dream project?
To live from my label and from my music
Name three artists that inspires you
I don’t have it to be honest, it is so hard, I like so many artists
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
May be to live day by day, it prevents headaches
What wouldn’t you do without?
Traveling, it is vital for me
Bio: Originally from Valence in France but now based in Amsterdam. Owner of the label Nomadism Records. Top 1 on Juno with his EP Hwange and Top 24 on beatport with his album Nazca. His strong taste for house music, oriental and African sounds led him to produce his own titles in early 2012 at the age of 20. He signed on Shango records, Soulman Music, Tip Tap records, Nëim records, and many others. With already some nice dates to his credit such as France, Switzerland, Estonia, Romania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event), South Africa and the Cannes festival. He has already made the warm up and the closing of Spencer K, Etienne de Crecy, KiKo, Davide Squillace , Betical and many others …