After emerging as the lead vocalist, singer and songwriter of DEDOS in 2003, Wilda Mendez has since faced the challenges and opportunities of the Latin Alternative genre. With DEDOS, Wilda gained a lot of exposure and experience on-stage and in the studio as they released their demo in 2004 , of which was followed by many live show opportunities for the band. By 2005, DEDOS songs received radio airplay in the Boston and Lawrence markets. The same year, DEDOS was named Best Band of the Year at "Los Premios Circulo Dorado" in Lawrence, MA. Later they produced a music video for their coming single "Pensando En Ti" as the band members went on to other pursuits, Wilda's drive, passion and desire to see her dreams through persevered.
With a more intimate approach, today, Wilda presents her talent as a Latin Rock | Alternative | Experimental | singer-songwriter, keeping the punchy strums and rhythms of her Dominican Caribbean roots. Wilda mentions how she holds eternal gratitude to her country's untimely blackouts; where in such darkness shined the light of her father's guitar playing peaking her interest for the craft.
Today, we hear a fusion of all her influences from Jazz, Folk, Reggae, Funk, R&B, and Alternative to Latin vibes in her EP - titled "Corazón" contains five original songs under the production of Colombian producer Gerardo Giraldo. Wilda Mendez gears up to take the stage showcasing her talents in such settings as "The Boston Music Conference, - La Feria de la Familia - Telemundo, Rase Amity Festival, Bread & Roses Heritage Fest paving the route towards her future.
A lot can be expected from this young bud blossoming as an independent artist, in the Latin Alternative genre. Her abstract manner plays a role in what captures your eye, yet to enter the intimate setting of Wilda Mendez's music all you have to do is hit the Play button and enjoy the modern Latin Rock | Alternative | Experimental sounds. Check out her new single "Corazón" available at all online stores! Bandcamp iTunes