Santiago Niño

Santiago Niño

Real Name:
Santiago Niño
Santiago Niño, a music producer and DJ known for his very own unique musical style of production and his versatility of genres within electronic music, born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1985 Santiago was influenced by a great taste in music from his parents including genres like classic, rock, jazz, country, and trova, this led him to be raised surrounded by a very rich and complex musical environment.
Santiago’s family had to move several times, by the age of 17 he landed in Guatemala where he began a deeper journey into the electronic scene, before electronic music Santiago listened to and assisted to  events of metal and alternative where he found a very different side of music, a liberal side of ideas and thoughts, this is when he began to investigate more about music and met the electronic music scene, with Bigbeat and Industrial genres, at the time the likes of 'Prodigy' and 'Chemical Brothers' , he discovered his passion for music and decided that listening to music wasn’t enough and decided to start making music of his own.

Despite the influence of music since very little Santiago didn't play guitar, piano, or any instrument, nevertheless he took advantage of the PC which became his ally to capture all the ideas that he subconsciously collected during his childhood, and that’s how his first release appeared, a remix for the song called 'Be Here Tonight' by his friend Francis Dávila (GUA) was released on Seductive Records (USA) on vinyl and digital format which got him on the spotlight, after his first release Santiago’s fresh style got his productions to get played by important Dj’s at that time as well as getting his tracks signed by major labels, such as Armada, Vandit, Baroque, Lost Language, Spinnin and many others.

Dance music and the club's scene gave him his role as a Dj, by 2005 he was a well known Dj and Producer of the moment, it was at this time when he decided to create his first record label which he co-founded with Istmo Music (ESA) and called it “Dub Tech Recordings” where he released his first album: “Danceversify”, during this time he also collaborated with artists such as Thomas Penton, Guiseppe Ottaviani, Max Graham, Ozgur Can, Shawn Mitiska, Duderstadt, Jaren, Chris Micali, and others.

In 2006, for Santiago's surprise, the German Dj Paul Van Dyk chose him to be the opening DJ of his Latin American tour, this got him to get signed with PamDjs Agency (USA) and in 2007 he was booked to play in Berlin and Ibiza; unfortunately Santiago was medically ill at the time and had to cancel, by the end 2007 Santiago left behind Dub Tech Recordings, PamDjs, and his role as a Dj, to dedicate his time to experiment and produce with multiple genres that had been a part of his life but hadn’t had a chance to explore due to being caught up between producing and Djiing.
After 3 years in the studio, he released a couple of EPs, played locally (GT) and in a few countries in Central and South America, his second album “From Scratch” released in Lost Language received several positive reviews and was praised by the way that he captured a diversity of genres and concepts, blending them in a very unique personal style.

In 2011 Santiago started other projects like 'Indigo Children' with his friend and fellow producer Alex Hentze and Antonio Silva, guitarist and muscian; also he started to use his alter egos “Hermetics”, which he uses to experiment with drone, ambient, and glitch, ”Cosmic Clearance” dedicated to his passion for extraterrestrial mysteries and the truth of existence, “Lotum” a collaboration with Alex Hentze, and “Intrastella” with Alex as well and Isabel Canjura in vocals and some instruments.
All of this different projects and ideas inspired Santiago to create Plasma Torus Records (AR/UK), his label, that helps him to spread his musical vision and experimental concept.

Santiago currently lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is planning in 2012 to release his third studio album “Mind Creates Meaning” and his first album as Hermetics in his label Plasma Torus Records.

Aliases: Intrastella, Indigo Children, Lotum, Hermetics, Cosmic Clearance.

Santiago Niño Discography


DTR018 Santiago Niño Danceversify (The Remixes)(CDr, Smplr) Dub Tech Recordings DTR018 UK 2007 Sell This Version
LOSTCDLP012 Santiago Niño From Scratch(CD, Album) Lost Language LOSTCDLP012 UK 2010 Sell This Version
PLASMAT008 Santiago Niño Mind Creates Meaning(CD, Album) Plasma Torus PLASMAT008 UK 2012 Sell This Version
TERR054 Santiago Niño The Endless Inside(14xFile, FLAC, RE) Terranean Recordings TERR054 Argentina 2013

Singles & EPs

JM002 Santiago Niño Techno-Lodgy EP Just Music (4) JM002 UK 2005 Sell This Version
aurium005 Santiago Nino* Believe Aurium Recordings aurium005 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
pooky001 Santiago Nino* Ft. Paleday Santiago Nino* Ft. Paleday - Arpeggia (High On Life) Wildchild Records pooky001 UK 2005 Sell This Version
PREC 008 Santiago Niño The Big Risk EP (EP) Precinct Recordings PREC 008 UK 2005 Sell This Version
TOAD002 Santiago Niño & Francis Davila Santiago Niño & Francis Davila - Wake Me From The Inside Team Toad Recordings TOAD002 UK 2005 Sell This Version
DTR001 Santiago Niño Strange Candy EP(File, MP3, EP) Dub Tech Recordings DTR001 Guatemala 2005
FUTURE009 CD, FUTURE009CD Santiago Niño & Shawn Mitiska Santiago Niño & Shawn Mitiska - Driving Miles (Single) Somatic Sense Future Sounds FUTURE009 CD, FUTURE009CD Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version
DTR003 Santiago Niño Subway Myth EP(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Dub Tech Recordings DTR003 Guatemala 2006
DTR005 Santiago Niño Moog Mood EP(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Dub Tech Recordings DTR005 Guatemala 2006
Vandit 072-6 Santiago Niño & Damien Heck Feat. Antonia Lucas Santiago Niño & Damien Heck Feat. Antonia Lucas - Red Sky (EP) Vandit Records, Vandit Records Vandit 072-6 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
DTR008 Santiago Niño & Giuseppe Ottaviani Santiago Niño & Giuseppe Ottaviani - Beyond Your Thoughts EP (EP, Single) Dub Tech Recordings DTR008 Guatemala 2007 Sell This Version
DVT 001 Santiago Niño Danceversify Sampler 001 Dub Tech Recordings DVT 001 Guatemala 2007 Sell This Version
DTR007 Santiago Niño Motion EP Pt. 1(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Dub Tech Recordings DTR007 Guatemala 2007
DTR007 Santiago Niño Motion EP Pt. 2(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Dub Tech Recordings DTR007 Guatemala 2007
NDEEP033 Santiago Nino* & Ronxxx Featuring Daniella Carpio Santiago Nino* & Ronxxx Featuring Daniella Carpio - Tell Me EP (EP, Single) Neuroscience Deep NDEEP033 UK 2008 Sell This Version
PRI019LCD Santiago Niño So Sexy(CDr, EP) Primal Recordings PRI019LCD UK 2008 Sell This Version
NDEEP030 Santiago Nino* The Secret(CDr, Single) Neuroscience Deep NDEEP030 UK 2008 Sell This Version
PFT069 Santiago Niño Mais Um Chopp EP(File, MP3, EP) Plastic Fantastic PFT069 UK 2008
DTR023 Santiago Niño Neo Culture EP(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Dub Tech Recordings DTR023 Guatemala 2008
COHG006 Santiago Nino* Christmas Terror EP(4xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Cohagen Records COHG006 UK 2009
LOST109LCD Santiago Nino* The Cosmic Love (EP) Lost Language, Lost Language LOST109LCD UK 2011 Sell This Version