Santiago Domingo Devia is a producer, DJ, drummer and Ableton Certified Trainer from Argentina. He has released techno, house and breakbeat tracks under the name Santo Domingo. Santiago developed as a controllerist while in the band Quilombo Eletropical, in which he mixes electronic music with Latin American indigenous sounds.
Santiago Domingo Devia
- Buenos Aires Argentina
He started playing the drums when he was fifteen and played in different rock and pop bands. His search for new sounds led him to buy his first synthesizer and and develop an interest in new music technologies.
Santiago got a degree in industrial engineering and now teaches technology to high school students. His love of controllers led him to manufacture his own. He is a partner of QuLab, an open lab that develops technological solutions for artists using several platforms, including MAX/MSP and Max for Live.
Santiago has published a book of short stories and poetry, has worked as a reporter and writer for music magazines, and is the author of the first Argentine blog about music production.
In 2010, Santiago decided to dedicate his profession to the use of Ableton Live as a production and creative tool. At present, he is the administrator of the Argenlive User Group and organizer of the Ableton Live National Users' Meeting in Argentina.
Santiago has given master classes and workshops in the leading music production schools of Buenos Aires. He teaches small classes of up to eight students, one-on-one sessions and offers online training via Skype and Hangouts.
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