Joseph de la Hoyde
Joseph de la Hoyde is an Australian based multi-layered composer/producer/artist with a body of work which attests to his cerebral and visceral approach to music and conceptualisation. With a profound fascination with the capacities of the human mind and the degradation of the modern human psyche, Joseph's music is singular and provocative, drawing on a vast array of personal influences as well as an uninhibited exploration of music and art in its innumerable genres and forms.
After graduating with honours in academic excellence and the arts in 2009, Joseph begun to pursue a career in commercial music and film composition, quickly becoming an internationally recognized performer and producer through his work with Alternative Rock band the Monks of Mellonwah and brother singer/songwriter/rapper Nick de la Hoyde. During which time Joseph composed work for feature documentaries Road To Peace and Life Challenge: Kokoda, Cannes featured short film Old Beginnings, multiple trailers and TVCs for brands including Wahu, Finish and Toyota.
Joseph heralds a wealth of experience, having performed his works on international stages as well as seen his work aired on television and in theatres across Australia. He combines a profound film music sensibility with an alternative edge, citing influences from Thomas Newman, Clint Mansell and Hans Zimmer to world renowned artists Nine Inch Nails and Massive Attack. Joseph is powered by Gibson Guitars USA and endorsed by Gorilla Ears.
Aside from his musical interests, Joseph curates art concept ‘A Body of Desire’ through which he explores concepts surrounding the modern psyche including anxiety, desire and sexuality through prose, poetry and photography.