Born in Oporto, Portugal. Armando Mendes is musically rooted in Jazz, Funk and House music. In 2008 he moved to Barcelona 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, 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 Koh Samui well known by their beach parties , stunning Woobar views and night life entertainment on the Island