Chicago After Dark

Chicago After Dark: Sweat Off Your Brows to Claudia De Châlon’s House ‘Mixxx’

Chicago After Dark

Chicago After Dark: Sweat Off Your Brows to Claudia De Châlon’s House ‘Mixxx’

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Artwork by Simon Fortin

If she’s not fiercely tracing the origin of that potent poppers smell in the club, DJ Claudia De Châlon’s probably spinning a nasty house mix—cocktail in hand—to a small crowd of queer club kids in the unearthed corners of Chicago.

Her hair and makeup are always a touch disheveled and her looks shamelessly trash-glam, but no one makes a smeared cherry red lip and melting black liner look as a fabulously punk as Ms. De Châlon.

Ahead of what’s guaranteed to be a blurry, batshit weekend, we asked the Chicago nightlife vixen to make us an exclusive “mixxx” because “everyone needs a hit of De Châlon.” Listen, below: