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Andrea Santoro is born in 1983 in Lecce. His natural bent for music starts in 1996 when he begin djing house music with friends..

During these years Andrea discovered the various flavours of club music, from techno to deep house that he suddenly loved. He felt attraction for the nightlife and so he started buying vinyls and playing as a dj in several clubs of his town. In the following years he approached to the production of music releasing techno and house tracks.

After spending several years producing in studio and playing in clubs, Santorini released on many important record labels like Upon You, Little Helpers, Alphahouse, Luna Records.. His musical taste and his skills are universally appreciated, as a dj and producer, and in fact his tracks have been played by a lot of important djs like: Richie Hawtin, Luciano, Karotte, Marco Resmann, Marco Carola, Afrilounge, Audiofly, Laurent Garnier, Dan Curtin, Jeff Samuel, Lauhaus, Steve Bug, Butane, Solomun, Barem, Kiki, Tom Clark, Florian Meindl, Anthony Collins, 3 Channels, Someone Else, Italoboyz, Miss Jools, Mark Henning, Benno Blome, Bloody Mary.. and his popularity is growng day by day thanks to the passion he fills inside his projects.

With his Live act or djing he played around Europe during these years and he brought his sets in many clubs, like for example: Bar 25 (Berlin), Arena Club (Berlin), MAD (Lausanne), D! Club (Lausanne), La Ruche (Lausanne), KDR (Berlin), Gasoline (Milano), Mediterraneo (Lecce), Living (Maglie)..

During his performances he can play as dj mixing with vinyls or as Live Act doing a superb mash-up of his own productions with Ableton Live. During these years Santorini is grown artistically and technically, mixing down in his tracks old deep house influences with new minimal techno sounds. In 2007 he started the label “Recycle Records” with Guido Nemola and Luigi Scrimitore.

Moreover in 2011 he started a new label called “Out-er” with his friends Simone Gatto, Andrea Fiorito, Buck.. The best has yet to come!

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