Big thanks to Scott McHale and Ryan at ELEVENPDX Magazine for helping spread the word about "THE STOIC DRUMMER" book. Click on link below to check out the interview: http://elevenpdx.com/community/literary-arts/portland-author-and-drummer-jose-medeles
Super excited to announce the release of "NEW CINEMA" on 8/17. Honored to have worked with Sam Coomes, DJ Logic, Raymond Richards, John McEntire, Lauren Vidal, Erin Callenberger and John Golden. The result is our finest yet. It is common, when describing an album, to reference the stylings of similar groups, thereby assuring the purchaser... Continue Reading →
Steve Soto was a friend, bandmate and in a sense a mentor. He was the person that helped kick start my professional drumming career. Steve recommended me for a fill in spot for 22 Jacks. Middle of that tour they asked me to join. My life was different from that moment on. I first met... Continue Reading →
Happy to announce that THE STOIC DRUMMER book is back in stock. As a thank you for everyone'a patience you'll be receiving a token of appreciation. A print of a hand drawn piece by one of my favorite drummers and artist Johnny Herndon. Thank you for the continued support! Much love and respect. Available at REVIVAL DRUM... Continue Reading →
Huge thanks to Modern Drummer and Patrick Berkery for capturing the character of Revival. xo Here's the link: https://www.moderndrummer.com/article/july-2018-revival-drum-shop/
Happy to post the music I recorded while at the Suttle Lodge for their "Artist in Residence Series". Over 14 days I wrote and recorded in a rustic cabin located in the Deschutes National Forest. Inspired by solitude, nature and non-distraction, "THE CABIN TAPES" is the result. Recorded with 3 mics to my trusty Tascam... Continue Reading →
I had such a great time catching up with friends and seeing incredible drums, cymbals and so much more. Carter McLean put on an excellent clinic and caught up with the amazing Bun E. Carlos. Looking forward to next year!
I'm so grateful to all that have embraced "THE STOIC DRUMMER". We've shipped the book all over the US and the world! The response has been amazing and I appreciate the support. Back in stock and available on JUNE 15th. Much love and respect.
Excited to announce the release of "THE STOIC DRUMMER" book on MAY 4th. I worked on the book last summer. It combines my study of Stoicism and love of drumming. My aim is to keep contributing to our incredible drumming community. Truly grateful for the support from my family, my Revival family and everyone that... Continue Reading →