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CWMA DJ Spin-off Winner: Flash n Flare!

by Dan Nailen
- Posted // 2011-02-03 -

If you weren't at W Lounge Wednesday night for the City Weekly Music Awards DJ Spin-off, well, you missed out.

The show was a rager from beginning to end, with five DJs manning various turntables and laptops to delight a packed house of dancing, drinking music fans. Ultimately, it was the DJ who performed smack dab in the middle, third slot, DJ Flash n Flare, who proved to be the crowd's favorite when the votes were tallied at the end of the night. His mix of bombastic beats, familiar pop samples and old-school hip-hop like the Wu-Tang Clan proved to be potent. 

Check out the DJ Spin Off photo gallery
photos by Gavin Sheehan from Gavin's Underground blog

Also contributing outstanding sets were DJ Bentley, Elvis Freshly, DJ NAWM and Roots Rawka; each proved capable of showcasing their own unique talents while also working together to keep the party flowing with nary a break. The night's emcee, Freq-Sho, barely had time to lead a cheer for a DJ leaving the booth or introduce the next before another rowdy round of tunes was off and spinning. It was a great night all around, and all the participating DJs deserve props for being voted into the Top 5 from an original ballot of more than 20. 

Flash n Flare will spin again at the City Weekly Music Awards final showcase Feb. 19 at The Complex, leading a dance party after the three finalist bands play. Consider this a hearty recommend to check him out. 


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