I‘m a professional sound engineer with 22 years of experience. I‘ve worked with many artists such as: Gustavo Santaolalla, Jorge Drexler, Lenny Kravitz, The Skatalites, Ruben Rada, Vitor Ramil, Lisandro Aristimuño, Hermeto Pascoal, Cafe Tacuba, Erykah Badu, Paulinho Moska, Illia Kuriaky & the Valderramas, Paul Oakenfold.
I began studying music via private lessons at the age of 12, after that I attended ITMC (Contemporary Music Tech. Institute) and Esnaola Conservatory
In 1999 my career as a sound engineer commenced at the mythical recording studio “Estudio del Abasto”, where I‘ve worked with the most prestigious engineers and producers in the country. This is how my life unfolds, between sound design and production for different musicians and companies.
Founder of Taringa! Música, the first internet platform of legal music in Latin America and Spanish speaking countries.
Creator of 432hz record label, proposing new forms for music consumption, moving away from “CD” format and achieving validation of music as an object by all associations and music entities that regulate copyright in Argentina.
Founder of the Music Bank of The National Culture Ministry, the first digital sound archive in Argentina introducing the innovation of mapping the cultural heritage through metadata based algorithms of digitized files.
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- Gustavo Santaolalla
- Lenny Kravitz
- Hermeto Pascoal e Grupo
- Hermeto Pascoal
- Jorge Drexler (Oscar Winner)
- lisandro aristimuño
- Anibal Kerpel
- La Yegros
- Silvina Morello
- ruben rada
- javier malosetti
- Ana Prada
- Vitor Ramil
- Sofia Viola
- Paulino Moska
- Cafe de los Maestros
- Erikah Badu
- Emmanuel Horvilleur
- the skatalites
- Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
- Jorge Drexler
- Hermeto Pascoal & Big Band
7 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Tatu Estela
Tatu goes up and beyond to create wonderful mixes and he brings out melodies in a way that works beautifully with words. He also works patiently with you to get the revisions to a place where you are happy with the final result!
Wonderful dialogue, attention to detail, creative perspectives. Happy with the process as much as the result. It was a pleasure to work with Tatu, and will be looking to again soon.
Tatu. One of the best in business. Period. He will lift your audio, your music, your spirit!
Su currículum habla por si solo.
Un gran profesional del audio.
The best!!! Patient, knowledgeable, and a great guide! Thanks Tatu.
Tatu Estela is one of the most talented and professional sound engineer from Buenos Aires, Argentina and he has a huge experience with the most's important artists from our country, recording and mixing albums and as a stage sound engineer for live shows. I highly recommend the experience to work with a guy with such professionalism and sensibility as he has!
TATU is one of the most important engineers in the Latin American music scene, his WORK speaks for itself, Santaolalla, The Black Eyed Peas, Disney Channel, Calamaro, Cafe Tacuva, Cerati ..... I usually work with him and he always surprises me, both with mixes and mastering, in addition to, he is super accessible person and you will have super fluid communication with him
Interview with Tatu Estela
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I‘ve been working in the music industry since 1999, as a sound engineer on recording studios ¨Estudio del Abasto¨ and ¨PapetGroove¨. Also founding the record label ¨432Hz¨, and the Music Bank of The National Culture Ministry, the first digital sound archive in Argentina introducing the innovation of mapping the cultural heritage through metadata based algorithms of digitized files. In addition I‘ve been recording live shows, mixing and mastering various international artists.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Mainly the sound identity that the artist seeks. I work together with the artists and listen to the idea they want to transmit behind each song, in order to get to the best results.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Antelope Audio Orion Studio interface, Tonelux Analog summing mixer, Dutch & Dutch 8C Studio Monitors.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording, mixing and mastering.