Mr. Mendel, an Amsterdam native, started out spinning records at the infamous Duivel. This landed him a residency at Freakin Ill, an oldschool club night at Bitterzoet, Amsterdam.
Mr Mendel soon discovered that hiphop just wasn’t enough. His job at Waxwell Records introduced him to soul, disco, afro and brazil records. He instantly fell in love with the smell of dust, thousands of album covers and the crackling sound of old vinyl.
Mr Mendel has developed his DJ’ing skills to an all-round style, collecting and spinning dance music from all corners of the globe with only one condition: “as long as it’s good soulful music”.
Always selecting passionate, intriguing tunes. You'll hear sexy melodies, funk filled basslines, energetic drums, exotic percussion and euphoric vocals. Sometimes you’ll catch him play banging disco and house, while at other times he might surprise you with downtempo soul and tropical vibes…
Currently he holds diverse residencies in Amsterdam at parties like I Love Vinyl, Wicked Jazz Sounds and Doka, which continue to attract an enthusiastic crowd of music lovers. He also curates the tropical playlist for 22tracks Amsterdam.
Mr Mendel knows how to rock a party with his soulful, upbeat, heartfelt musical extravaganza!
Influenced by & played alongside DJ's like Rich Medina, Rahaan, Sadar Bahar, John Morales, Lefto, Marcel Vogel, Rob Manga, KC The Funkaholic.
Previous editions –
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2012