Mad Musique - Website for DJ Joey Figueroa - From the city that introduced House music to the world, Joey Figueroa began his DJ career at an early age as House and other underground club music began to spread throughout the world. With a deep passion for music and DJing, his drive opened opportunities to DJ and explore new musical genres in numerous locales throughout the world, including Tokyo (Japan), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Malaga (Spain), and at home including San Francisco, Miami, San Juan Puerto Rico, and Chicago. From his start, Joey has been immersed in various styles of music such as disco, classical, Latin, and modern dance music. During his early days, he has been inspired by the likes of Frankie Knuckles, Ron Hardy, Farley "Jackmaster" Funk, Ralphi Rosario, Julian "Jumpin" Perez, Steve "Silk" Hurley, Edward "Get Down" Crosby, Andy "Mix'n" Moy, Mark Imperial, John Curley and the vibrant sounds of 102.7 FM (WMBX), 107.5 FM (WGCI) and 89.3 FM (WNUR). In 1986, he began his tutelage on the turntables, starting his early music career with his older brother and friends mixing at underground parties, high school events and other venues on Chicago's North Side. Soon after, he started learning the essentials to producing house-music fueled by the energy and heartbeat of Chicago. His performances continued and expanded, taking him to university towns throughout the Midwest, and live performances in Florida for spring break. Over the years, Joey continued to expand and refine his musical approach. Moving to the Bay Area, Joey established residencies in San Francisco while keeping strong ties with Chicago. He continues to evolve his musical artistry through travel and immersion in numerous cultures. Joey still cherishes his roots in his hometown, where artists like Paul Johnson, Lego, Derrick Carter, Diz, DJ Sneak, Cajmere/Green Velvet, Jesse Dela Pena, Mark Grant, Rick Garcia, and CZR continue to give him a source of inspiration. With a growing demand for his sound, Joey continues to support the dance scene on a regular basis with various styles of music such as House, Salsa, Bossa Nova, Samba, Batucada, Reggaeton, Dancehall and Hip Hop. Today, Joey maintains residencies at top venues in both San Francisco and Chicago. Keep a look out in the near future, as he will soon release past/present remixes, trax, and projects... and introduce you to his unique vibe of music!
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