Born in Caracas, grew up by the sea of the Venezuelan east coast, in a humble neighborhood Ironically named "Tierra Adentro" which is the spanish meaning for Underground; Daniel Mendez also known as Gato Mendez meet Music hitting drums in a Folk Music Family Band. Experience that gives him the opportunity to develop Audio perception along having fun with relatives time to time.
Later in 90's felt deeply in love with the Vocals and Rhythm and Blues foundations of House Music by that moment, which leads him soon later to become DJ and Music Producer; Promoting Electronic Music, Clubbing and Nightlife as Host on a well known local Radio Station, Holding private parties and events on his hometown; Playing sessions fully charged of Old School Rave Energy, from Analog Records to Digital Audio Files.
"If there are Technics Turntables in the booth, i'll take out at least 10 Vinyl Records from my collection to play with".
As a Producer Gato Mendez Music is really different; Very notorious Sound Design, Prominent Synths, Real and tight Bass lines, fresh Drums and extraordinaries effects well mixed with the inherited SouthAmerican Roots.
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