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Carlos Antonio Gonzalez Santana a.k.a Antonio Santana, born in Guadalajara (JALISCO MEXICO), started his musical career when he was 12years old by playing drums, djembé, congas, bongos,and many more percusion at his brother music place. From this point forward, his passion for music grew and grew.
He knew exactly what he wanted at the age of 14 and chose the style that he liked most of all. He called it ”hip hop” and "house music". His first dj set was bought at the age 17, playing Hip Hop and House, at MOLOKAI CLUB, MITO, BOSE, CAPITOL, METRO, ETC., Antonio started to learned to produce, with reason, ableton live, etc, and form he's first band called 4 ele, sharing stage with Cartel de santa on HARD ROCK STAGE, Iguana Rouss, Pito Perez, Plastico, Celestina, and other bands from Mexico. Antonio Santana started to produce House beats with a lot of hip hop influences. His passion took over and he locked himself up for days to practice his mixing skills while dreaming of a dj carrier.
At the age of 19 as a whole TURNTABLIST, Antonio decided to follow his dream and started to play at several dj contests Like RED BULL SCRATCH MATCH.. 4TH Place
1 years later, Antonio Santana (cute) and Dj Polo, form tha band.. ELEKTRODEALERS; with Tania melo (vocals) and Hugo (kache) on guitars. Playing in all clubs on town, and radio shows.
1 year later, MAYAN KINGS (ricardo santana, guillermo Santana (BILLY EL NINO), and jerome) recently just arrived from las vegas joined to E-DEALERS putting some percussion, rythms and sabor!
When he was 22, he decided to separate as solo dj again, and start to produce seriusly house, tech house, and deep house, sharing his songs with other djs. like Angelo Ferreri, Youri Donatz, Guille Placencia, JASC, and many others, becoming an expert to produce and mix.
Since childhood, Antonio Santana grew up with not so ordinary musical influences, funk, hip hop, R & B, Soul, Jazz and Latin rhythms forged their musical foundation. Every track in this producer highlights the good taste and a good house fuses groove filled, shipped from garage house to deep house, making you dance all night.
Antonio Santana has been on top 100 Beatport for several times! TOP 100 TRACKITDOWN, TOP 100 TRAXSOURCE, and other music stores. Antonio is currently signed with several of the most important labels of the worl like: Stereo productions (Dj Chus), Soulman Music (Marcelo castelli) Muzik X Press, just to name a few.
Santana was charted by many top djs in the world like: Roger Sanchez, DJ CHUS, STEFANO NOFERINI, GORGE, MARK FARINA (one of the pioneer of deep house), MARIO OCHOA.. Sharing Ep's with Dj Chus, Jooris Vorn, Oxia, Gorge, Hector Couto, Dj Smilk, Wally Lopez, Muzzaik, Mendo, Tom Sawyer, Supernova, Etc.
PRODUCTIONS SUPPORTED BY -
Mastiksoul, Roger Sanchez, Dj Chus, Pablo Ceballos, Dj PP, Mark Farina, Alex Costa, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Mark Knight, DJ Sneak, Hector Couto, Roberto Palmero, Ant Brooks, Audiojack, Sergio Fernandez, Darius Syrossian, ATFC, Erick Morillo, Darkrow, NDKj, Dj Wady, Davide Squillace, Nic Fanciulli, Ron Costa, David Herrero, Luca M, Fernando Mesa, Youri Donatz, Jon Cutler, Robert Owens, Hector Moralez, Audiowhores, Benji Candelario, Nils Nuernberg (Kruse & Nuernberg), and loads more!!