WHFS: Incubus Drummer Jose Pasillas Makes Rhythm The Medium With New Art Installation


For the last 20 years, Jose Pasillas has traveled the world as a collaborative anchor in one of rock music’s most critically applauded and commercially successful bands, as the drummer of Incubus. Revered for his work on the skins, Pasillas is now garnering praise for work in a whole new medium.

Describing himself plainly as a lifelong student of all things artistic, Pasillas, while delivering the percussion on everything Incubus has ever recorded, has always continued his passion for visual art. From CD artwork to band gear, fans of Incubus have likely seen Pasillas’ work and just never knew it. As news of the band’s hiatus broke this last summer, it seems as though Pasillas is ready to emerge from behind the drum kit into an all new spotlight. Harnessing the same love for music that has made him one of the genre’s most respected names, Pasillas has created a visual experience that manages to freezeframe rhythm in a way few others have imagined. Jose Pasillas has always been an artist, however, this time, he is going at it all on his own.

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Drummer Cafe

Jose Pasillas’ first day as a drummer was his first day in Incubus, the band he formed with high school buddies. 20 years later, Incubus is a multi-platinum, Billboard Award-winning critical and commercial favorite, and Pasillas is one of music’s most respected drummers. Now, the Calabasas High graduate whose only form of training was “two years of air drums” continues to divine a unique path through art with the announcement of ‘Abstract + Rhythm Landscapes’, his first full collection of fine art, where drumsticks are paintbrushes and canvas becomes a vessel of sound through the innovations of SceneFour, the Los Angeles creativity house trailblazing the borders of sound and vision.

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Incubus Drummer Jose Pasillas Makes Rhythm The Medium With New Art Installation

For the last 20 years, Jose Pasillas has traveled the world as a collaborative anchor in one of rock music’s most critically applauded and commercially successful bands, as the drummer of Incubus. Revered for his work on the skins, Pasillas is now garnering praise for work in a whole new medium.

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