Head of Turquoise Records
Head of Pressing & Promotion Subwaxbcn
W Retreat Koh Samui (Music Curator)
W St Petersburg
Armando Mendes was raised surrounded with music and arts by his family and friends. From a young age he started to play instruments and where later on he developed a especial affection for the bass guitar and double bass. Studio rehearsals, live shows, funk and jazz bands were a part of his teenage years which gave him a intense musical background and musical composition apprenticeship .
Later on drawn by Detroit and Chicago House and Techno music, artist like Larry Heard, Frankie Knucles, Moodyman, Theo Parrish, Kerry Chandler, Jeff Mills, became a huge influence on Armando’s musical journey, hence he decided to take a step into electronic music and move to Barcelona in 2008 to study audio engineering and electronic music production at SAE.
From the acquired studies and inspired by the vibrant electronic music scene in the city he started to produce is own music from 2010 till the present date releasing on his own label, Turquoise Records and other international labels such has legendary German label Raygun Records were he release his proclaimed debut album “Sun7 – Into Deep “ back in 2012. Throughout his career he played in private events and clubs all over Europe, Dubai, Russia and Asia. Were he also shared the decks with Robert Owens, Tensnake, Ben Pearce, Gardens of God, and many others of the genre.
After a summer dj residency at W St Petersburg in 2015 and 4 years being a resident dj at the outstanding W Barcelona hotel, he moved in early 2016 to Thailand where currently Armando takes the position of W Music Curator for the extraordinary W Retreat Koh Samui well known by their beach parties , stunning Woobar views and night life entertainment on the Island.
選択されたディスコグラフィ Armando Mendes
Armando Mendes Feat. Larissa Kapp - Now & Then 12" vinyl
Armando Mendes - Magpies Ep
Be Adult Ibiza
Armando Mendes – Fame Ep
Armando Mendes - Love Mechanism EP (incl. Lee Webster remix)
Armando Mendes - I Need You Ep (incl. Andre Laos remix)
Urmet K, Millie Mad Docks - Dreamz (Armando´s Balearic Remix)
Urmet K, Millie Mad Docks - Dreamz (Armando Mendes Remix)
Sun7 - Into Deep (LP)