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Interview: Joe Claussell

Born in Brooklyn, New York to a Puerto Rican family holding deep musical roots, Joaquin “Joe” Claussell’s life has always revolved around the connective power of music. His earliest forays into DJing came by way of classic New York nightlife institutions like Discotheques the Infernos, CBGBs, the alternative Mud Club, the more mainstream Underground, and the legendary Paradise Garage, while also acting as DJ, music selector, and event organizer for legendary East Village record shop, Dance Tracks. By the mid-90’s Claussell had launched his seminal imprint Spiritual Life Music, as well as joining Francois K and Danny Krivit as part ... Read more