- #9 on the traxsource.com top afrohouse producers of 2016.
- A record 7 top 10 records on the afrohouse and sales charts.
New York's own Doug Gomez started his career in 1987. As a true New Yorker of Colombian roots, his love for drums and sophisticated melodies led him to be embrace the path of Deejaying and production. He worked for ZYX Music & Waako Records from 1994 to 2005 as A&R/promotions director. A label that had artists such as Kings of Tomorrow (Sandy Rivera), Lenny Fontana, StoneBridge, Jeremias Santiago, Kenny Carpenter, Mood II Swing & Louie "Balo" Guzman to name a few.
In 2007, he teamed up with a friend to create music together under the alias DRRTYHAZE. This venture got them signed to labels like Gomma (Germany), TIRK (UK), and Nang amongst others. 7 years later in 2014, the calling to move to Costa Rica where he now resides came as an evidence for his creative growth. Doug Gomez is now slowly but surely spreading his sound in the region as well as the world.
Doug's love for what he affectionately calls "That New York sound" is evident on his 2016 releases on Unquantize, MoBlack, Cabana Recordings, Sole Channel, United Music Records, Tambor Music, King Street Sounds, Plastik People, Global Diplomacy and many more.
2017 sees the start of his own label Merecumbe Recordings, an outlet not just for his own music, but from current and upcoming producers. A label dedicated to the soul and sabor of latin and afro sound.