Simon Templar "El Santo"


Since childhood, Simon has been heavily involved with music. His father owned several clubs in Belgium and Spain while he was growing up, and it was then that he first became familiar with DJ booths and began to purchase his first vinyl records. In the early '90s, he began to work as a DJ professionally with the rise of electronic music

Member of the Chill-House collective in Malaga, he started playing house and deep house sessions in venues such as Warhol, Flor de Lis (Málaga) Paladium (Torremolinos), Funny Beach, La Casa Rosa, Bounty Beach (Marbella), Zigamar, Marina Playa (Marinas del Este), Festival Moon Safari (Málaga)

In 2003 he got interested in funk and served as the resident at Elefunk (Sevilla) until 2012. In addition to monthly residencies at other funk clubs : Malandar, Jackson, Rockola, Habanilla Café. More Gigs: El Papagayo, Rincon del Sol (Nerja) ... El Cartero, Gurugu, Gran Baba, Dorado (El Palmar) Tendido 7, Good Karma, Poniente, Larica Café (Los Caños), Calmachicha, Tres Mares, Zuco 97 (Tarifa), Meteoro, Calabaza Mecanica, Las Dunas (Rota), El Botanico (Granada), Speakeasy (Fuengirola), Bar Glaciar, Espaço C (Faro Portugal)

As a founding member of the Funktastique collective, he has organized events and spun records throughout Andalusia, including the following clubs and music festivals: Sala Tren (Granada),El Junco, Bogui Jazz (Madrid), Sala Metropólis (Córdoba) El Club, Iroquai (Jaén), Espárrago Rock, con los Santos (Jerez), Routing Day, Primavera Open Air, Territorios (Sevilla)

Begining in 2013 he started the Embush Team, a Dj duo with Dj Noüse "Routing Day", "Primavera Open Air" y "Kingston Canalla"

In 2014, alongside Popout (A.K.A Dj. Hvalur), Simon started Ballroom Productions, organizing events which included "Radio Moscow".

In the late 2015 he moved to the province of Cadiz where Cool Breeze Radio online began to take shape (soon in F.M for the Palmar area)

He has shared Dj booths with and played at events with artists like Dub Pistols, Zion Train, Femi Kuti, Telephunken, Charlie Faber (Radio3), Andrea Lutz (O'funk'illo), Mr Chusticia Ciega (La Selva Sur) and done gigs with solo musicians (sax, vocals, bass, keyboard ...) The variety is notable in his sets, which touch on many different genres: Reggae, Ska, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues...Original version or with electronic touches: Broken Beat, Electro, House, Dub, D&B, Jungle, Trip Hop, R&B.....For selected tastes, Easy Listening, Exotica, Bossa, Nu Jazz, Neo Soul

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Since childhood, Simon has been heavily involved with music. His father owned several clubs in Belgium and Spain while he was growing up, and it was then that he first became familiar with DJ booths and began to purchase his first vinyl records. In the early '90s, he began to work as a DJ professionally with the rise of electronic music

Member of the Chill-House collective in Malaga, he started playing house and deep house sessions in venues such as Warhol, Flor de Lis (Málaga) Paladium (Torremolinos), Funny Beach, La Casa Rosa, Bounty Beach (Marbella), Zigamar, Marina Playa (Marinas del Este), Festival Moon Safari (Málaga)

In 2003 he got interested in funk and served as the resident at Elefunk (Sevilla) until 2012. In addition to monthly residencies at other funk clubs : Malandar, Jackson, Rockola, Habanilla Café. More Gigs: El Papagayo, Rincon del Sol (Nerja) ... El Cartero, Gurugu, Gran Baba, Dorado (El Palmar) Tendido 7, Good Karma, Poniente, Larica Café (Los Caños), Calmachicha, Tres Mares, Zuco 97 (Tarifa), Meteoro, Calabaza Mecanica, Las Dunas (Rota), El Botanico (Granada), Speakeasy (Fuengirola), Bar Glaciar, Espaço C (Faro Portugal)

As a founding member of the Funktastique collective, he has organized events and spun records throughout Andalusia, including the following clubs and music festivals: Sala Tren (Granada),El Junco, Bogui Jazz (Madrid), Sala Metropólis (Córdoba) El Club, Iroquai (Jaén), Espárrago Rock, con los Santos (Jerez), Routing Day, Primavera Open Air, Territorios (Sevilla)

Begining in 2013 he started the Embush Team, a Dj duo with Dj Noüse "Routing Day", "Primavera Open Air" y "Kingston Canalla"

In 2014, alongside Popout (A.K.A Dj. Hvalur), Simon started Ballroom Productions, organizing events which included "Radio Moscow".

In the late 2015 he moved to the province of Cadiz where Cool Breeze Radio online began to take shape (soon in F.M for the Palmar area)

He has shared Dj booths with and played at events with artists like Dub Pistols, Zion Train, Femi Kuti, Telephunken, Charlie Faber (Radio3), Andrea Lutz (O'funk'illo), Mr Chusticia Ciega (La Selva Sur) and done gigs with solo musicians (sax, vocals, bass, keyboard ...) The variety is notable in his sets, which touch on many different genres: Reggae, Ska, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues...Original version or with electronic touches: Broken Beat, Electro, House, Dub, D&B, Jungle, Trip Hop, R&B.....For selected tastes, Easy Listening, Exotica, Bossa, Nu Jazz, Neo Soul

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