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Paul Mendez is an 18 year veteran of the EDM scene worldwide, he has the Passion, the Talent, the History and this is all FACT!, he is one of the world's BEST for a reason and that reason is consistency and having the ability to read any floor with precision and cater for it with cutting edge EDM!Paul Mendez is NOT a House DJ or a Trance DJ or a Techno DJ, He is in fact all as this dance music phenomenon from Glasgow in the UK does not allow the industry dictate what genre or style he should play as he believes this is a hopelessly outdated way of describing todays cross genre scene. It’s an approach that’s catapulted Paul Mendez into dance music’s A-list. After 18 Highly successful years Paul Mendez knows what a dance floor craves, playing in over 200 cities in 51 Countries in 5 Continents to million’s and million's of club goers the world over.“I’m not trying to be Underground , credible or Commercial,” I’m creating music that I feel and love. It’s very easy to produce or DJ in 1 style as it has a formula that to be honest can be boring, I don’t believe in holding back because you have been told to create a certain sound or you have to stick with a certain genre, who made up these rules?, I’m trying to be innovative and always forward thinking in my productions and more importantly in my live DJ shows.”This explains why Paul has sold hundreds of Thousands of records worldwide in 35 territories in 6 different genre’s under many guises from Trance to House to Rock and Urban.“As a music connoisseur I love listening to different styles as well as the writing and composing structures of great records and artists which gives me motivation to create great music I can be proud off”Mendez grew up in Scotland and was obsessed with Break dance and music from a young age, his passion for dance took him to London's famous 'Pineapple studios' were he embraced the knowledge of a professional school and quickly adapted and learned all forms of traditional and street dance styles. He attended his first all night 'Rave' event at the age of 15 and was amazed by the DJ who center stage had full control over 5000 people in 1 room and the very next day Paul purchased a set of Technics Decks and a legend was born. Within a few years Paul quickly became one of Scotland's biggest names playing to massive sell out crowds and featuring on Festivals throughout the UK including world renowned events such 'T in the park' , 'Homelands' & The 'MTV' music Awards were he was the official after party DJ alongside massive names such as 'Black Eyed Peas', '50 Cent', 'Justin Timberlake', 'N.E.R.D', 'Christine Aguilera' and 'Sean Paul' amongst others.His name in the UK Trance & House scene quickly became headline status and he performed at legendary venues such as 'gatecrasher', 'Cream' and 'Ministry of Sound' as well as establishing himself as a renowned resident DJ at the best venues in the country 'RATT', The 'Arches' and Uber promoters 'Colours', with all the attention he was attracting in the UK scene the European giants came calling and Paul was signed to Amsterdam based 'ID&T' and Belgian kings 'Bonzai', this was just the edge Paul needed and he was booked to play major events as requested opening DJ for 'Tiesto', Armin Van Buuren', 'Ferry Corsten', 'Paul Van Dyk' and many more as well as producing theme tracks for major events such as 'Trance Energy' and the 'Rijeka' street carnival in Croatia were Paul performed open air for 50,000 people.Success as a DJ and producer was firmly in place and Paul's next step was Radio when he signed up to host a weekly Friday night show on 'Beat 106' which later became 'Capital FM', his midnight time slot attracted an average of 60,000 listeners every week and was on air for 5 successful years with cutting edge music, live mixes and a quote from 'DJ' magazine stating 'one of the best weekend shows on UK radio'. Paul Mendez has broken barriers at every turn and has never been scared to try new sounds, new genres , new cities and most importantly new cultures which is very evident throughout his career as he was the 1st international DJ to play in the Muslim country of 'Qatar' and alongside his partners transformed this small GCC country into one of the Middle east's hotbeds for DJ's and international stars.Mendez also begun to notice the evolving House scene in America and signed residencies with 'RA' in Las Vegas and 'Afterhour Power' in Los Angeles, both venues were exciting and embracing the new dance scene which was quickly establishing itself in main rooms throughout the country. Paul quickly made a name on both the local scenes and then stateside as a cutting edge House DJ and is still to this day one of the UK's biggest and most exciting names in the American club scene with 'DJ List' having Paul rated at number 16 in the world at the start of 2011.:Official opening DJ for TIESTO on his Kaleidoscope world tour 2010::Top 50 DJ in the world for 5 consecutive years::Played 200+ Cities in 51 Countries in 5 continents::World Class producer with 150 + Tracks released::Productions Sold in excess of 5 Million Units::Remixed major artists U2, Jay Z, Busta Rhymes, Notorius B.I.G, Kelly Rowland::One of the UK's biggest names on the international scene::Support act for David Guetta’s middle east tour 2010::Headline DJ on 3 month sold out MTV Africa tour 2010::Official Afterparty DJ at MTV Europe Music awards::Headline DJ 2 years running at VMF (West Florida's biggest EDM festival)::Headline DJ for Ultrafest Launch 2010 in Johannesburg ::Requested DJ at celebrity party’s including Alicia Keys,Samuel l jackson, Paris hilton,Christian Audiger and more...SOCIAL NETWORKS & PRODUCTIONS PAGE &