Jose Medeles

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Jose Medeles
Occupation(s) Musician
Associated acts The Breeders, Modest Mouse, 22 Jacks, Face to Face, Rocco DeLuca, Bilimeux, Holloys, Jackson United, Io Perry, Tito & Taranchula, Drunken Prayer, Dustbowl Holler (Tom Waits Tribute), Custom Made Scare, Los Infernos, and Crank Williams

Jose Medeles is an American musician based in Portland, Oregon.[1] Medeles opened the Revival Drum Shop in 2009, a store dedicated to vintage and custom drums. He currently leads 1939 Ensemble, a drums, vibraphone, trumpet, guitar, and noise quartet. Medeles has played live and/or recorded with The Breeders, Kim Deal (solo), Ben Harper, Donavon Frankenreiter, Joey Ramone, Modest Mouse, 22 Jacks, Mike Watt, Scout Nibblet, CJ Ramone, Face to Face, Rocco DeLuca, Bilimeux, John Davis, Steve Soto (solo), Holloys, Jackson United, Io Perry, Tito & Taranchula, Drunken Prayer, Dustbowl Holler (Tom Waits Tribute), Custom Made Scare, Los Infernos, and Crank Williams.[citation needed] He has recorded two solo drum recordings: Random Underdog Stories (2002) and Tale of a Dysfunctional Drummer (2006). He endorses Vater Drumsticks and accessories, Istanbul Agop Cymbals, and Drum Workshop hardware.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hogan, Mark (8 February 2013). "Hear Breeders Drummer Jose Medeles' Propulsive 1939 Ensemble Cut 'Sabotage'". Spin.com. Retrieved 29 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Breeders – What we're up to: José Medeles". 29 May 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2013.