Jamie Hince (born December 19, 1968) is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, best known as the guitarist for the indie rock band The Kills. He started his musical career in bands called Fiji, Scarfo and Blyth Power. He co-founded The Kills with American singer Alison Mosshart in 2000. In The Kills, Hince is known as "Hotel" and Mosshart is known as "VV." Before the two had met, Hince and Mosshart overheard each other playing music while sharing the same hotel during Mosshart's European tour with Discount.