Claussell DJ, producer, and founder of the New York record
label Spiritual Life Music and Sacred Rhythm Music returns to
Toronto! Experience Joe's inspiring DJ performance at the the
beautiful outdoor venue Sunnyside Pavilion - steps from
Joe's approach to club
music has impacted producers and clubs throughout world. Currently
popular in progressive minded club music production is the fusion
of world music with dance beats. Notably responsible for this
new approach is Joe Claussell. With production and remixes for
the likes of Cesaria Evora, Femi Kuti, Monday
Michiru, Jephte Guillaume, Nitin Sawney, Herbie
Hancock, and Cassandra Wilson, his sound has
imbued dance music with a more organic, ethnic feel, taking African
and Latin influences on board and meshing them with elements of
the Garage tradition and the true feeling of classic and contemporary
Joe is currently the
resident DJ at his own New York party "Sacred Rhythm",
he heads up his own label "Spiritual Life Music",
and was the co-resident at the legendary club event "Body
& SOUL" with Danny Krivit and Francois
Joe dares to produce and create music few have the courage to
do; music created for, by and about the soul. Explore this experimentation,
in which the historical, physical, and spiritual elements guide
us to a new level of awareness. It's difficult to label Joe's
music as house, dance music or anything else. It's just good
music. Listen ...you may be surprised at how familiar this
sound is, the sound of life.
Joe will be delivering
pure soulful bliss to the dance-floor revelers! His track selection
is impeccable and his EQing is unrivalled.
goal is to expose the role that music really plays in our lives."
- Joe Claussell
are some pictures of Sunnyside Pavilion. (l-r: the entrance, into
the courtyard, further into the courtyard)
performance at Sunnyside in 2004 was one of the best parties of
the year - you don't want to miss this one!
Check out the photos of
Claussell's last appearances.