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DJ Element Announces His Retirement

One of the best turntablists in Arizona, if not the entire southwest, announced today that he's hanging up his headphones for good and bidding farewell to the DJ world.

Logan Howard, known to many by his moniker DJ Element, dropped a bombshell on the local music scene within the last hour when he stated on Facebook that he's retiring from his lengthy career as a scratcher and selector as of today.

See also: - DJ Element on Timing, DJ Quik, and Repping the Southwest - Best Hip-Hop DJ (2012): DJ Element - Quiet Riot: DJ Element is the Valley's No-Flash Gandmaster

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.