New York house DJ Carlos Sanchez has died

The late artist was also an influencial booker at New York institutions such as Leviticus and Save The Robots

DJ Mag Staff

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – 12:46

New York house DJ Carlos Sanchez has died.

According to a report from Big Shot, the NYC scene staple has passed away. No further information or cause of death has been revealed. Sanchez had previously been diagnosed with kidney failure in 2018.

During his four-decade career, Sanchez released music on imprints such as Razor & Tie, Slaag Records and Pride Records, as well as working as an influential booker at NYC clubs Leviticus and Save The Robots.

Sanchez also worked as a professor at New York’s Pace University, where he taught a World Music & The Underground course. 

DJ Sal Paradise confirmed Sanchez’ death via Twitter, stating that the “NY house family is hurting”, and on Sunday (28th), Musclecars delivered a Carlos Sanchez tribute via The Lot Radio.

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