Pronunced /hō’zā/ (english pronuntiation), with the stress on the “o” vowel, rock singer, web designer, columnist and economist. Grestch guitars fanatic, Jose sings and plays all the instruments in his records.
His compositions are a mixture of pop, rock, surf and psychedelia with a unique flavour and heavy use of tremolo effect. His main influences are The Doors, Chris Isaak, Tito & Tarantula and all 60s surf music.
All his lyrics are populated by fatal women, odd characters and double senses in black and white scenes. He likes to stress his audience’s mind with an overwhelming number of concepts and meanings, like in a David Lynch movie.
Jose began into music at the early age of 6, when he started to take music lessons followed by piano lessons at 10 and since then, he always has been involved in all kinds of musical projects, different bands and a folk-rock live act called “Old Rose”.
He graduated from Northumbria University at Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK with an International Business Administration degree. Jose involves in several creative projects, from music recording to web designing and content writing.
You can hire Jose for making music, designing a web or writting articles and interviews, just contact him!
Instruments: Vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass, mandolin, harmonica, drums.Sounds like: Chris Isaak, Tito&Tarantua, The Doors, Bruce Springsteen, Levellers, Link Wray, 60s music surf.Favourite writers: Octavio Paz, Alejandra Pizarnik, Juan Manuel de Prada, keen on unknown authors like Arevalo Jordán or Winétt de Rokha.Favourite painters: El Bosco, Brueghel, Durero, Hans Holbein.Favourite directors: David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, Tim Burton.Favourite movie: Wild at heart, Pulp Fiction, Dark City, Casablanca, 40s film noire, Metropolis and Matrix aesthetics.Favourite place: Venice, Italy.Peculiarities; he doesn’t like soccer or bull fighting, he never drinks wine, not keen on culinary pleasures, he doesn’t eat red meat, he suffers from lactose intolerance, was dyslectic when child.