Lineup 2011

Jose Zaragoza

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago the home of house music has produced many diverse, forward thinking, and innovating DJ’s and producers that have rocked every dance floor imaginable.

Label owner, DJ, producer, remixer, promoter, and everything else in between, Jose Zaragoza has continued the long line of talented party rockers that Chicago has brought to the world. Jose knows how to rock a crowd with his funky filtered, disco influenced, soulful, up-tempo tech-house sound. His passion for music pushes him to stretch all boundaries of house music, and he rips right through it with love, devotion and dedication.

Since 1987, Jose’s love affair with house music has grown from house parties to traveling the globe, and he has played with many of the greatest DJ’s in the scene. Jose became a promoter in 06’ and has put on many shows in Chicago and Miami (Winter Music Conference), as well as promoting his “Thursday Night Sessions” at Smart Bar, where he has booked some of the biggest talent in the dance scene. Jose music has appeared in different magazines and newspapers (Mixer Magazine, Klublife, Tribe, Nocturnal, Muzik, Ottawa Express, The Coast, M8, International DJ, BPM, Urb, 5mag, Red Eye to name a few.

By 2009, Jose’s next step was to co-found Deep Hype Sounds. Originally the label was meant for Jose and his partner Jesse Rivera to release their own music. Jose’s first track on the label, “To the One I Love” jump started Deep Hype Sounds, and became a cult favorite; it was support by many DJ’s around the globe. Since Releasing “To The One I Love”, Jose’s tracks have featured on countless mixes, podcast, and have also made top ten charts on Traxsource, Juno, stompy,, trackitdown, and has featured at number 1 on DJTunes, beatsdigital, and Wasabeats. As the label has grown, they decided it was time to sign other artist to the label, and the label is becoming a success story by always pushing new and existing talent! Jose is also in demand for remixes, as his production keeps growing.

Look out for Jose in 2011, as it’s time to shine! Remixing, producing, mixing or hosting parties and running his label, Jose is going to make your body move this year. Just can’t stop it!

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