After ten years of classical percussion and following a PR job with a music label, Emmanuel Santarromana finally got into the clubbing scene as additional percussionnist for DJ Mandrax, Charles Schillings, Laurent Garnier... in the most important European clubs such as the Mad (Lausanne), Plastic People (London), the Queen and the Rex Club (Paris).
In 1998, he started DJing, and hasn't stop spinning since, except for a stint managing his own restaurant Le Royal Mondétour, a stylish Parisian meeting place for the world of fashion and music. Emmanuel went on to design the soundtrack for fashion shows by Barbara Bui, Guy Laroche and Fred Sathal, who asked him to mix the first "Barbara Bui Café" compilation released by Pschent in April 2001. His selection for two "Plaza Club" compilations (named after his famous club nights at Les Bains) confirmed his reputation as an essential DJ on the European clubbing scene.
After a short season playing at Maxim’s de Paris together with Albert de Paname, Emmanuel S was asked to be the resident DJ at the luxurious Pershing Hall hotel designed by Andrée Putman, and more recently at l'Arbuci. His sound design for Louis Vuitton fashion shows in Japan or for Cartier Jewellery confirm his position as one of the most select DJs of the moment.
In April 2003, Emmanuel Santarromana released "Barbara Bui Vol2", a double compilation that features a unic selection of elecro jazz balads and down tempo tracks (CD1), followed by a sweet deep house mix sprinkled by melodic and acoustic influences (CD2).
His first studio album METROPOLITAIN, released in 2003, offers an inforgettable journey into the cosmopiltan heart of Paris. Along with the parisian tube, Emmanuel explores the different styles and cultures of the famous areas and tube stations, a very unique vision of Paris, sophisticated, melodic and impressionist, full of colors, emotions and sounds
Emmanuel Santarromana is currently recording his second studio album which should be releasedFor the second quarter of 2006.