With 2 decades of turntable-experience, several tracks charted by top DJs and a jaw-dropping mixing technique, Jose Spinnin Cortes has proven to be one of the most influential and respected DJs of the mexican dance music scene.
Jose begun mixing in 1993 as a mobile DJ, and by the summer of 1996 he's got his first residency at The Plantation club in his hometown, Guadalajara. A few years passed by and so several clubs, but in 2004 when he became the resident DJ of one of Mexico's mostimportant gay clubs: Monica's Club.
His career as a music producer starts in 1997, making a few tracks with DJ Richard Herrera, and by 2000 he started remixing independently. In August 2005 he rmiexed Offer Nissim's "First Time", featuring Maya Simantov for the remix competition held by Star 69 Records
in New York City. Jose won the contest, and that's when artist and producers begun requesting his work as a remixer.
Jose has worked for renown mexican pop stars such as Patricia Manterola, Fey, Belanova and Maya Karunna; and he has remixed tracks for Offer Nissim, Amuka, Dot Matrix, Jennifer Carbonell, Georgie Porgie, Erin Hamilton, Suzanne Palmer and Alan T to name just a few.
In the summer of 2006 Jose releases his first single "IBEROAMERICA", a progressive tribaltrack that would set Joses trademark sound, and make both Mexican clubbers and DJs turn their looks into his work. In the same year, Jose was signed in Mexico by the most important electronic record label in Latin America: +Mas Label.
His tracks can be constantly heard on sets by top DJs such as Peter Rauhofer, Offer Nissim,Eric Entrena, DJ Paulo, Alyson Calagna, Nick Terranova, Mauro Picotto, Hector Fonseca, Mijangos, Tony Moran, Stephan Grondin, Abel, and Twisted Dee. He has also shared stages with some of the biggest names in the electronic global scene such as Antoine Clamaran, Tom Stephan, Starkillers, Mauro Picotto, ATB, David Guetta, Axwell, B-Jay, Twisted Dee, B.T., Sander Van Dorn. Paul Van Dyk and Armin Van Buuren.
Jose has released 2 artist albums so far: "Again" out in 2008, and his latest work named "Heaven Can Wait" wich is a double CD featuring 12 brand new track. Jose was able to capture the sounds that have influenced him in the last years of touring around the globe, experimenting though house, techno and progressive but always keeping the hard hitting sound that he has been known for. With names like Stereo Butchers, B-Jay, Alyson Calagna, Ash Ruiz, Micah Sherman (a.k.a. The Violinist from Amnesia Ibiza), Maya Karunna (former singer of Mexican
pop group Calo), Noelia and Jesse Labelle, Jose's new album is sure to have an international sound.
Jose currently mantains his DJ residency at Monica's Club in Guadalajara, besides touring all over Mexico, USA, Canada, Spain and Brazil, exposing his fusion of Progressive, Tribal and