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La Siesta del Fauno, Buenos Aires

Studio File
Published February 2019
By Hannes Bieger

La Siesta del Fauno, Buenos Aires

La Siesta del Fauno's founder, Ernesto Romeo, has curated a haven for creativity in Argentina that is specialised in the intricacies of analogue and digital synthesis...

It may come as a surprise that one of the vibiest, most colourful and best-equipped studios for electronic music in the world is located in Argentina. Yet the scene in Buenos Aires is vibrant and thriving, and many international artists have also embraced the musical opportunities La Siesta del Fauno has to offer. Its founder, Ernesto Romeo, has curated a haven for creativity that is specialised in the intricacies of analogue and digital synthesis, yet open to other musical genres, and accessible to artists and producers from across the musical spectrum.

A native of Buenos Aires, Ernesto was born into a family of poets and painters in 1968. He was exposed to electronic music in the early '80s, through records by Vangelis and Jean-Michel Jarre, and around the same time he began taking piano lessons. "What made me think about starting to...

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Published February 2019